Paul Berglund Restaurant: The Bachelor Farmer (Read a review)Location: MinneapolisWhy He's Amazing: Because he's redefining Nordic cooking in Minnesota with his sophisticated and modern treatment of its humble ingredients.Culinary School: Self-taughtbackground: Oliveto (/sites/default/files/akland, CA), Rustica Bakery (Minneapolis), Heartland Restaurant (St. Paul)Quintessential Dish: Poached eggs, braised celery root, savoy spinach and porcini wheyHeritage: He was raised in St. Louis. "My father's side is 100 percent Swedish."Former Career: Officer in the US NavyOn the Bachelor Farmer: "Our food is, first and foremost, representative of where we are, which is Minneapolis, the upper Midwest, but there's a strong Nordic heritage here. [The food is] inspired by Nordic cooking but not necessarily attached to any hard and fast traditions."What He'd Be If He Wasn't a Chef: A park ranger About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.