WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Immerse yourself in the exiting themes of the Nordic Culinary movement!
Work alongside Chef Simon Krüger, sous chef at Claus Meyer’s Great Northern Food Hall, to explore the fundamental cooking techniques and signature preparations in Nordic cuisine. With a focus on the seasonal produce of New York, and its surroundings, you will learn the foraging possibilities of the season and how to gather ‘wild food’. After plating beautiful dishes, enjoy a delicious family-style dinner to enjoy the dishes prepared, with wine and other refreshing drinks included.
What You’ll Enjoy:
- A glass of sparkling wine upon arrival
- Sit down, family-style dinner, to enjoy the dishes you have prepared
- Wine and other refreshing drinks including Mousserende Æblevin (sparkling apple wine), a champagne-method apple wine from Claus’ apple orchard in Lillø, Denmark.
- Recipe booklet and apron to bring home
About Chef Simon Krüger: Sous Chef, Great Northern Food Hall
Simon, a native of Denmark, has worked in a number of acclaimed restaurants in Copenhagen after graduating from Copenhagen Hospitality College, including Relæ, Christian F. Puglisi’s entirely organic restaurant.
In 2014, Simon went to La Paz, Bolivia, where he was the Creative Sous Chef and Assistant Head Chef at Gustu, run by Claus Meyer and The Melting Pot Foundation. The time at Gustu changed Simon´s view of the industry, and he was now, more than ever, driven by the wish to keep incorporating social and environmental awareness into the restaurant business. Before coming to New York, Simon was the Head Chef at Melsted Badehotel, a seaside hotel on the Nordic Island of Bornholm, highlighting local ingredients and producers.
Important: Please review our Cancellation and Refund Policy and dress code. Check back frequently to see new start dates or contact us at 888.324.2433. Although the International Culinary Center is accredited by the ACCSC, this course does not fall within the scope of the commission’s accreditation. This non-professional course is designed for personal enrichment and is not intended to qualify a student for employment. This class is also open to students 13 – 15 years of age, but they must be accompanied by an enrolled adult.
11/19/2016 – $225
Sat 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm