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Monday, September 16, 2013

Jamie Oliver spices up meetings at Scandic

Scandic, the Nordic region’s leading hotel chain is continuing its partnership with world-renowned chef Jamie Oliver. Earlier this year we launched the Summer and Kids menus that Jamie Oliver developed together with Scandic’s own chefs.

Now it’s time to unveil Scandic’s Meeting and Conference menu. This autumn sees the launch of eight exciting and inspiring soups with a sprinkle of Jamie’s magic, specially composed for Scandic’s meeting 
Jamie Oliver soup and deli all soups

Scandic focuses on food for meetings and conferences that helps participants stay sharp and be inspired. Through its partnership with Jamie Oliver, Scandic ensures that participants enjoy delicious, nutritious and energy-packed food. The soups are accompanied by a choice of eight different toppings, giving meeting guests a chance to design their own favourite. The soups are also tailored to the season.

Jamie Oliver and Scandic have been working closely together since 2009, making Jamie part of Scandic’s strong focus on food and drink. This partnership has allowed Scandic’s guests to enjoy specially composed dishes of high quality that make best use of seasonal produce. Together with Scandic’s own chefs, Jamie has previously developed some hugely popular creations, such as Scandic’s exciting Kids menu, inspiring seasonal menus and energising refreshments and lunch dishes for our meeting and conference guests.

“Jamie Oliver is one of the best loved chefs in the world, and our collaboration with Jamie has certainly helped introduce more people to our food offering,” explains Ulrika Garbrant, who has overall responsibility for Food & Beverage within the Scandic Group.

The soups created by Jamie Oliver and Scandic’s chefs are:
Yellow split pea daal soupMade with yellow split peas, coconut, ginger, chilli mustard seed and rice
Cauliflower cheese soupMade with mustard, Scandinavian cheese and almonds
GazpachoMade with fresh tomatoes, stale bread, red and green peppers and herbs. Served cold
Curried pumpkin korma soup
Made with pumpkin or squash, north Indian spices – cardamom, cinnamon and ginger – yoghurt and fresh coriander
Mexican black bean chilli soupHot and dark bean soup made with tomato, green chillis, smoky dried chillis and cumin
Italian borlotti bean and pasta soupWith sweet leeks, tomato, smashed pasta and beans
Beetroot, apple and celeriac soupMade with sweet purple beets, and seasonal apples and celeriac
Pappa al pomodoroTraditional Tuscan tomato and basil soup thickened with bread
Recipes are available here: Recipes soups

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