Hotel Hedegaarden is a genuine family hotel. It was built in 1968, but in 1984 Britt and Poul Jørgensen took over, and today they own it together with their two daughters Rikke and Marianne. Rikke is educated in administration and economics, whereas Marianne is a cook and married to the chef of the hotel Tom Thomsen. Over the years the family has made several large renovations, so that today nobody can tell that the oldest parts of the hotel are more than 40 years old.
The chef Tom Thomsen has worked in Japan, the USA, the Middle East, Asia, France and London and he calls himself a convinced fusion cook, who believes in balance and harmony as far as the composition of taste is concerned even though his heart and soul lies partly in the traditional French cuisine. If you are to describe his innovative gastronomy it must be with the words French with an Asian twist The philosophy of the hotel is ecology, animal welfare, and fair trade, and the chef is convinced that respect and understanding for seasonal ingredients will produce the optimal result.