Test Kitchen
158A Connaught Road West - Shop 3 - Sai Ying Pun
999077 Hong Kong

Chef Filip Søndergaard joined by Chef Morten Langford for second run of hugely-popular Christmas extravaganza

For the second year running, Hong Kong is set to enjoy the festive spirit with a distinctly Danish accent thanks to another sensational eight-course traditional Danish Christmas feast from Danish chefs Filip Søndergaard and Morten Langford.

Available throughout Christmas, including Christmas Day, their menu celebrated the finest produce and traditions of the Scandinavian country which has won global fans for its brilliant and innovative restaurant culture. When paired with the uniquely Danish tradition of ‘hygge’, or warm, cosy time with loved ones, it’s set to be a December to remember.

“I’m so excited to be back in Hong Kong serving this new festive menu, a traditional Danish feast.  The period of Julefrokost (Christmas lunch) is a remarkable and special time when friends and relatives meet to eat, drink, talk and celebrate in a special atmosphere of joy. Our menu celebrates classics like herring, shrimp tartare and beetroot before roast pork and duck along with sides. Come hungry!”


Here is our Danish prototype menu:

Prototype Menu

Starters:

Herring with endive and skyr
Shrimp tartar, black pepper mayo
Beetroot cured salmon with egg

Mains:

Crispy Christmas pork belly
Slow-cooked duck family style with classic sharing plates

Sides:

Red cabbage with orange
Caramalized potato
Crispy potato
Mash
Cucumber Salad
Christmas sauce

Cheese:

Vesterhavsost and Blaa Kornblomst

Dessert:

Ris la mande with cherry sorbet
And a surprise from chef Fiilp!

About our chef:

Filip Søndergaard is a 35-year-old chef from Denmark.  After culinary school and years as a trainee in Oslo, he moved to London to work for Roussillon, a one Michelin-star restaurant, as Chef de Partie. He ventured to Australia where he cooked at “Quadrant”, a restaurant serving modern Australian cuisine, before stints in Italy, Australia and back home in Copenhagen where he continued to refine his skills in Nordic Cuisine. For the last 6 years, he has been living and working in Berlin, having moved there for the opening of the Michelin-starred Restaurant Pauly Saal. Most recently he had been working as head chef at Dottir, a much-acclaimed Nordic restaurant in Berlin and a spot which won new fans in Hong Kong in their 2016 pop-up. Highly-motivated and enthusiastic about his work, he simply loves to cook.   

Morten Langfors is a 28-year-olf Danish Chef de partie with solid and extensive experience in Nordic cuisine and flavors. He spent 18 months working in English-speaking kitchens in Berlin, including the renowned Dottir and Cookies Cream. At restaurant Format in Copenhagen, for the past two years he has worked cold stations and as chef de partie of pastry with up to 80 covers a day. Independent but a great team player, he has worked with Filip for years.

Founder and owner of Test Kitchen, Vincent Mui reveals what it means to have Filip’s special menu on the way: “This is set to be a truly Merry Christmas at Test Kitchen with this delicious and decadent eight-course menu. It’s the season to seriously indulge and dishes such as slow-cooked duck, served family style, or crispy Christmas pork belly are bound to delight diners. All the accompaniments are there, along with cheeses and desserts – including a very special surprise! In the drinks pairing we’ll also be serving up Glogg, aquavit, wine and craft beers, another authentically-festive evening to remember that we can’t wait share with Hong Kong’s diners.”

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