Per Styregård is a journalist and speaker, focusing on food, beverages and sustainability. He’s been moderating a great number of seminars and debates, some of them arranged by Asias 50 Best Restaurants, VisitSweden, American Express, Stockholms läns landsting, Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet SLU and Matlust.
He writes about food and beverages in the daily business newspaper Dagens Industri. He co-founded and runs the gastronomic debate forum Skafferiet (The Pantry) in Stockholm, and frequently appeared on Swedish public television SVT Gomorron Sverige 2012-2017 talking about food and beverages.
As Food Workshop Manager at the creative center Openlab, Per runs a series of food related projects and events connecting to societal challenges and sustainability. Together with Openlab, he is the editor and presenter of the podcast series Matlaboratoriet.
During 2015, he worked as lecturer at the department of Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Meal Science at Örebro University.
Between 2006 and 2010, Per was the Editor-in-chief for the Swedish Gourmet Magazine, and between 2011 and 2012 held the same position at the Nordic restaurant guide White Guide. His articles are published in the weekly news magazine Fokus, ICON Magazine, Dagens Industri Idé Magazine and White PAPER. Internationally, his articles are published in Eater.com, Saveur, FOOL, Cook_inc, and Australian Virgin Voyeur Magazine.
Per has published two books, Rödvin älskar mat (2003, ICA bokförlag) together with Anders Calissendoff and Klas Hjertberg, and Sveriges godaste mat (2012, Nygren & Nygren).