Fri├░geir Ingi Eir├şksson is Chef de Cuisine of Gallery Restaurant. He is also the owner along with his father Eir├şkur Ingi Fri├░geirsson.
Fri├░geir graduated from Iceland┬┤s Hotel and Culinary College in 2001 after having been the Icelandic candidate at the Nordic Commis Competition in 2000. He began at Lea Linster┬┤s restaurant in Luxemburg in 1998, was chosen Commis of the Year in 1999 when he was studying at the Gallery Restaurant.
In the beginning of 2002 he moved to France and worked as Chef de Partie at Domaine de Clarifontaine, Philippe Girardon┬┤s Michelin restaurant (Meilleur Ouvrir de France 1997). Fri├░geir participated in the Prix Culinaire International Taittinger 2005 and was 3rd of the first finale.
Fri├░geir was chosen to participate for Iceland in Bocuse d┬┤Or 2007 and was 8th in the first finale. He┬┤s no newcomer to the Bocuse d┬┤Or as he was H├íkon M├ír ├ľrvarsson┬┤s commis (Bocuse de Bronze 2001) and was selected Commis of the Competition that year.
Gallery Restaurant was chosen the best restaurant in Iceland 2012 by the Nordic Prize Jury.