Podium onder de Dom


Podium onder de Dom is located in a historic building in the city of Utrecht. Under the motto “complexity is simplicity” the “simplicity” of the highest quality fresh produce is all prepared on a daily basis from the bread to the desserts. Wine also plays a very important role in the restaurant, which has some 200 listings with the focus firmly on food matching.

Gastronomic Menu

  • “Zeeland” oyster with green olive gelèel and cream of sardine créme, dressed with Madame Jeanette oil and Iberian ham sauce & Manzanilla Pasada La Goya / Bodegas Delgado Zuleta
  • Dutch rabbit crépinette seasoned with masala spices and carrot and orange cream & Oloroso El Cerro / Bodegas Callejuela
  • Caramel and porcini "flor" with a Sherry Vinegar and Jerez Brandy reduction on aged Oudwijker cheese from the region of Utrecht & Medium Mons Urium / Bodegas Urium

Meet the team



Leon Mazairac

Trained as a chef in Belgium and France, he is the proprietor and head chef of the Restaurant Podium in Utrecht. In 2016 he won the Gault & Millau prize for talent. He creates a pure cuisine based on traditional dishes and universal flavours, using the minimum number of ingredients in order to achieve the maximum complexity and perfection. He is considered a great wine connoisseur, particularly those of Jerez.


Goos van den Berg

For six years Goos van den Berg has held various posts in the kitchen and dining room of Podium onder de Dom. After graduating in social sciences at the University of Utrecht, he joined the Podium team as head sommelier, charged with wine buying and educating the waiting staff. Last year he completed the WSET level 2 and 3 exams and is currently studying oenology at Holland’s wine academy (Wijnacademie).

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