In 1979, Simon Hansen established the family-owned company Danish Steel House, which supplied steel products to the catering industry. Nine years later, Bjarne Hansen developed the company’s famous Irish coffee set. In a single stroke, the innovative design become an impressive, international sales success and today Menu is known for it's innovative and stylish modern accessories.
The innovative design which in a single stroke, become an impressive, international sales success. In 1998, Danish Steel House become known as Menu. The designer Pernille Vea was then employed, and the development of unique, top-selling design products took off. In 2004, the parent company Scandinavian Living was established. This served as an umbrella for the individual trade marks Menu, Menu Pro, QDO and Unique.
In the last few years, the Hansen family has sold a share in the company to ISO founder Peter Midtgaard. Menu has been a permanent design team which now consists of Pernille Vea, Jakob Wagner and Christian Bjørn.