Nordic Culinary Conference

VIP Member Registration Now Open!

May 5-7, 2017

The second annual Nordic Culinary Conference will bring several internationally renowned chefs, including keynote Danish culinary entrepreneur Claus Meyer, to Nordic Heritage Museum to discuss and demonstrate Nordic cuisine and cooking philosophy this spring. The Nordic Culinary Conference is an immersive program, featuring demonstrations and tastings that explore the unique qualities of both traditional and contemporary Nordic cuisine. Lectures delve deeper into cooking history, technique, and the internationally impactful Nordic food revolution. 

For those Nordic Heritage Museum members interested in the complete 2017 Nordic Culinary Conference experience, NHM is pleased to announce a limited number of VIP Packages, available on a first-come/first-served basis, and including some exclusive offers not available for individual purchase.

At this time, VIP Packages are only available to Nordic Heritage Museum Members.  A la carte course options and any remaining VIP Packages for the 2017 Nordic Culinary Conference will be available to the public for purchase in early March.

All VIP Packages include the following:

  • Admission to the 2017 NCC Opening Reception at NHM, featuring our keynote address and panel discussion ($75 value)
  • Exclusive pre-Opening Reception meet-and-greet Happy Hour with participating chefs ($75 value)
  • Admission to all courses taking place at the Nordic Heritage Museum ($150+ value)
  • Admission to any single conference course taking place at the Hot Stove Society ($95 value)*
  • Exclusive Nordic Culinary Conference swag bag ($50 value)

​*Please note: seats for classes taking place at Hot Stove Society are LIMITED, and class selections will be allocated to ticket purchasers on a first-come/first-served basis. 

Once VIP Package purchase is complete, ticket holders will be contacted via email the week of March 20th, 2017 with full class menu options and descriptions. VIP Package tickets can be purchased via the Eventbrite ticketing link on the right side of the page. 


The 2017 Nordic Culinary Conference has confirmed the participation of the following chefs:

Claus Meyer, an instrumental force in bringing the Nordic food revolution into international awareness. 

Gunnar Gíslason, Executive Chef at Agern in New York City, and the chef and restaurateur behind the critically lauded Dill in Reykjavík, Iceland. 

Sasu Laukkonen, chef and owner of the Michelin star-awarded Chef & Sommelier in Helsinki. 

Titti Qvarnstrom is the first female chef in Sweden to receive a Michelin star. She is the co-owner of Bloom in the Park – recognized as the Best Restaurant in Sweden 2015.

Kalle Bergman is a Swedish-born food writer, media entrepreneur, and Nordic food expert, widely considered one of the foremost authorities on the subject in the United States.


Nordic Heritage Museum is excited to once again partner with Tom Douglas’ Hot Stove Society to bring this exciting culinary program to Seattle.

Conference events will be held across two locations: Nordic Heritage Museum in Ballard, and Hot Stove Society’s dedicated culinary facility in Belltown, located inside conference partner Hotel Andra. 

Keynote speaker and culinary entrepreneur, Claus Meyer

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