Nordic Kitchen


The Nordic Kitchen features some of Scandinavia's finest chefs and food artists. Audience members will learn firsthand how to make Scandinavian delicacies, and meet and interact with the chefs before and after each demonstration!








2017 Nordic Kitchen demonstrators include:

(more to be added)


Stig Hansen

Born in Denmark, Hansen has been helping people across the world explore, discover or rediscover Danish culinary heritage. Learn how to dish up delicious servings of authentic Danish cooking with Old World recipes.



Stine Aasland

“The world deserves Norwegian waffles” according to Norway’s self-dubbed Waffle Queen Stine Aasland. Learn how to make these delicious waffles with a Scandinavian twist.




Patrice Johnson

Patrice Johnson is a Nordic food geek and meatball historian who loves to give old Scandinavian recipes a modern spin. She is a food and culture writer, cooking class instructor, and lutfisk visionary. Patrice is currently working writing her first book, titled “Swedish Jul: A Midwestern Story,” to be published by the Minnesota Historical Society Press in 2017.