This year at Taste of Iceland in Chicago, Icelandic chef Georg Arnar Halldórsson, former head chef at Restaurant Kolabrautin, will team up with American chef James Lintelmann to create a delicious Icelandic dinner menu at Baptiste & Bottle. Winner of multiple culinary awards, including two silver medals
and a bronze medal from the 2016 Culinary Olympics, as well as a bronze medal from the Nordic Chef Team Challenge, Chef Georg brings his expertise and love of traditional Icelandic cuisine stateside with a delicious prix fixé menu for the event. American Chef James Lintelmann has spent the majority of his culinary career in Chicago, gaining the respect of colleagues and diners alike in the kitchens of the city’s favorite restaurants. Together the two will prepare uniquely Icelandic cuisine that is sure to thrill all guests!
No meal is complete without a tasty cocktail alongside it! Teitur Ridderman Schiöth, one of Iceland’s premier bartenders, will make the flight from Iceland to concoct unique cocktails featuring Iceland’s favorite vodka, Reyka Vodka, and aquavit, Brennivin, to pair perfectly with your dinner.
* MENU *
Cured Cod - with horseradish, burned lemon, grilled kale, and black garlic
Confit Arctic Char - with carrots, sea buckthorn, and a sauce of fennel, star anise and orange
Icelandic Free-Range Lamb - with grilled Portobello mushroom, sunchoke puree, burned brazil nuts, and gastrique sauce with preserved lemon
Icelandic Provisions Skyr Ice Cream - with a beetroot reduction, raspberries, crystallized white chocolate, and rye bread.
* COCKTAILS *
Strawberry Fields Forever
Garnished with lemon balm, minced strawberries and lemon zests
Garnished with blueberries
Secure your reservation for this special four-night menu by visiting OpenTable: https://www.opentable.com/r/baptiste-and-bottle-chicago?page=1
WHERE: Baptiste & Bottle // 101 E Erie St., 20th floor, Chicago, IL 60611
WHEN: April 5-8 | Dinner
WHO: Icelandic Chef, Georg Arnar Halldórsson // American Chef, James Lintelmann // Icelandic Mixologist, Teitur Ridderman Schiöth
COST: Menu $85 | Signature Cocktails $15 each
ABOUT TASTE OF ICELAND CHICAGO
Taste of Iceland is taking over Chicago for a four-day celebration of Icelandic cuisine, art and culture. The interactive celebration showcases the best of Iceland and will offer attendees an experiential glimpse into different elements of Icelandic culture. Gourmands, film enthusiasts, concert-goers and design aficionados will all find an Icelandic experience to appreciate throughout the weekend-long celebration. Find more information on Taste of Iceland Chicago at http://bit.ly/toiCHI18.
RSVP to other Taste of Iceland in Chicago events by clicking the links below!
Cocktail Class at The Dawson - bit.ly/toiCHI18cocktails
Iceland’s Thriving Design and Architectural Scene at Marshall’s Landing - http://bit.ly/toiCHI18design
Shortfish: Iceland’s Premier Short Film Festival at Music Box Theatre - bit.ly/toiCHI18film
Reykjavik Calling at Martyrs - bit.ly/toiCHI18concert
Taste of Iceland in Chicago is presented by Iceland Naturally in cooperation with Icelandair, Reyka Vodka, Blue Lagoon, Visit Reykjavik, Icelandic Glacial, Promote Iceland, Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson, Icelandic Provisions, Brennivin, Iceland Airwaves, 2112, Iceland Music Export, WLUM FM, Martyrs, Marshall’s Landing, and Baptiste & Bottle.