Aan Tafel

Private dining & catering

Aan tafel creates unforgettable private dining experiences and caterings for any occasion.

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Imagine you are planning an intimate dinner with your friends and family, your birthday party or a romantic night with that special someone. You'd love to have an experience as exciting as visiting a fancy restaurant but within the comfort and privacy of your own home. 

At Aan Tafel we create unforgettable private dining experiences and catering for any occasion. Each dining experience is created especially so you can focus on your guests and leave the cooking to us.


Our Philosophy

We believe that every occasion, be it an intimate dinner, birthday party, wedding or large corporate event, needs a personal approach. When it comes to planning your event, we will talk with you about your wishes and create a personalised menu using your favuorite ingredients. We also use seasonal and local products to create the perfect table for you and your guests.

When you get close to the raw materials and taste them at the moment they let go of the soil, you learn to respect them. We never alter the raw material to such an extent that when they reach the plate, they no longer have any connection with their origins.
— René Redzepi
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Juho is a talented and passionate chef who has spent all his free time cooking since he turned 14. Straight out of school he started working at Restaurant Olo, a Helsinki restaurant awarded one Michelin star and named Best Restaurant 2012 in the 50 Best Restaurants listing in Finland. 

Juho went on to do several internships in Barcelona and London and was the assistant in Finland's team at Bocuse D'or 2011-2013, often referred to as 'the culinary Olympic Games'. In 2015-2016 he worked as a chef at Restaurant Ask, an intimate restaurant serving organic and bio-dynamic produce from small and local producers or wildly sourced. Restaurant Ask was named Restaurant of the Year 2014 and awarded its first Michelin star the same year.  

Juho's style is eclectic and he is not afraid to experiment with different flavors from around the world while combining these with local Finnish and seasonal products.


Romany is the planner and creative side of this duo.  She works closely with clients to hear the direction they would like their event to go in and then she makes it happen. She is amazing with people and an incredible perfectionist.

After studying Clinical Chemistry she realized she is more passionate about creating amazing desserts and baking. She has worked in several restaurants and hotels as well as at many events, as a waiter and in the kitchen. 

In her baking Romany strives to create stunning, tall and most of all super tasty cakes.
She loves to experiment with different flavour combinations, using organic and local ingredients whenever possible, resulting in unique cakes with an organic, natural and yet elegant feel.




Juho and Romany Ekegren are partners in business and life. They are specialised in creating memorable and personalised food events. Together they ran the successful 7-week pop-up in Kalasatama, Aan Tafel with Maannos in Autumn 2017.

Juho and Romany’s style can be described as high-end Nordic cuisine with a very personal touch.