tisdag 23 november 2010 | Great Honor
Swedish chef gets prestigious assignments in New York
c/o Hotel's chefs and the Scandinavian cuisine is successful in New York. Two of the hotels' chefs have been invited to cook a Scandinavian dinner at the prestigious James Beard Foundation in New York.
In 2009, Bjorn Eriksson, head chef at c/o Grythyttans Gästgivaregård, worked together with James Carpenter at c/o The Maidstone’s restaurant; The Living Room in East Hampton, New York. Together they created the now acclaimed menu of Scandinavian classics such as Toast Skagen, toast Pelle Janzon, Smörrebröd, grandmother.s cookie platter pancakes with cloudberries. A selection of this men u will now be presented at the prestigious James Beard Foundation dinner that will be served on November 30th 2010.
– It is indeed a great honor, as a Swedish chef to be invited to the James Beard and represent Sweden and present our Scandinavian food culture to New York's top gourmets. It is fantastic that The Living Room which has only been open for two seasons, already received such a gastronomic impact in New York, says c / o Grythyttans Gästgivaregård head chef Bjorn Eriksson.
James Beard Foundation is America's foremost center for culinary experiences. They work to preserve and enrich the U.S. food culture. Marcus Samuelsson, Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, David Bouley and Mario Batali are other top chefs who have previously been invited to James Beard.