Is a chef, who won the culinary championship Bocuse d'Or in 1997. Four times selected the Swedish Chef of the Year, Dahlgren ran the Stockholm restaurant Bon Lloc. In 2007 he opened the restaurant Mathias Dahlgren in the Stockholm Grand Hôtel, which received a Michelin star in 2008. In 2009, it was upgraded to two Michelin stars, only the second Swedish restaurant ever (the first one being Edsbacka krog) to receive this recognition. Since 2008, Mathias Dahlgren is an associate professor with the Umeå University School of Restaurant and Culinary Arts.