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Ben Stiller wanted Solla as Private Chef

Sólveig Eiríksdóttir, better known as Solla in Gló or just Solla, is considered among the best raw food chefs in the world. She cooks for Hollywood stars, plays with her grandchild and works on her gardening. She has for example received awards at the Best of Raw contest and was voted 'Favorite Raw Gourmet Chef' and 'Favorite Raw Simple Chef'.

Ben Stiller was is Iceland last fall for filming his latest film, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Solla had this to say:

"Yes, I was Ben Stiller's private chef this fall. I don't know if I was better than others. He was testing some people here but that didn't seem to work, until I was called in. I decided to take the job. Ben Stiller was on a special diet but he was very happy with me and later wanted me to accompany him to New York"

"I think a part of the reason why he likes my food was that he trusted me. Maybe because I won this title before Therefore I was also able to bend the rules a little bit. I was supposed to print out nutrition contents, very accurately, on specific paper strips, and also to include nutrition data. I just thought, 'no, I will not do that'. I just put a lot of love into the food and then I wrote down some info, by hand, and you can quarrel about how accurate they were. I wrote for example: "Chino salad with a dash of Love" on one of the notes. All the notes were something in that direction. He loved it."

Solla was in the weekend interview by DV.is

 

Source: dv.is

 

Last modified on Sunday, 10 February 2013 17:52

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