The 'North' Nordic Food Festival (scheduled for October 2-7) kicked off early last week at Restaurant Aquavit.

Teaming up with Michelin awarded Aquavit chef Marcus Jernmark Arla Foods, the fifth largest dairy company in the world, introduced four of its premium artisanal Unika by Castello cheeses to North America. The tasting event at restaurant Aquavit (first restaurant in NYC to be serving the Unika Cheeses) in New York City was a teaser of things to come.

As part of the program during North chef Jernmark teams up with chef Gustav Trägårdh of Restaurant Sjömagasinet in Göteborg Sweden. The two chefs have developed a "Swedish Legends Dinner Menu" available for two days only; Thursday, October 3rd at 6pm and 8pm and Friday, October 4th at 6pm and 8pm

Restaurant partners of 'NORTH' the New York Nordic Food Festival are Restaurant Aquavit, Aamanns Copenhagen in New York, Restaurant ASKA, Luksus at Tørst, New York and ACME New York

Each of the listed partner restaurants will team up with a visiting chef from one of the Nordic countries during the festival. For more info, see NORTH Nordic Food Festival in New York