John Halvemaan wins 2015 Johannes van Dam Prize

johnhalvemaan-2016-fotomoniquekooijmansThe Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam announced John Halvemaan, Chef Proprietor of restaurant Halvemaan in Amsterdam, as the winner of the Johannes van Dam Prize. The prize will be awarded on 4 November 2016 at the start of the Kookboeken7daagse. Halvemaan is the first Dutch winner of the Johannes van Dam Prize, which has been awarded three times before, to Claudia Roden (2012), Harold McGee (2013) and Carlo Petrini (2014).

Photo: Monique Kooijmans