Architectual gem and excellent meeting venue, the Uzton Center, in Aalborg have high hopes for its restaurtant as the city's most celebrated chef, Morten Nielsen, takes over the venue. Already, Morten Nielsen runs Aalborg's number one top restaurant; Mortens Kro.
'With Morten Nielsen we have found a professional restauranteur who matches our astonishing and architectural masterpiece - the Utzon Center - very well,' says CEO of the Utzon Center, Ms. Anni G. Walther.
According to Ms. Walther, the new tenant of restaurant Utzon brought it all together at the Utzon restaurant by creating a concept focused on serving traditional Danish open sandwiches ('smørrebrød') of the higest standard at a venue that in itself is fine a piece of Danish culture.
'Aalborg really needed a restaurant offering high-quality open-faced sandwiches, the 'Smørrebrød', which indeed plays an important role in Danish food culture and is well-known beyond our country's borders. We have chosen to focus on this, as we find it is a great example of symbiosis with the Utzon Center's high quality. Now our aim is to unite the finest within Danish architecture and Danish food culture,' says Morten Nielsen.
Besides offering high quality in food for those interested in architecture and design, Utzon Center also is a great venue for meetings. The large auditorium seats 120 people, Utzon Park Room seatsSmørrebrød is back! 20 persons and the Utzon Library has meeting capacity of up to 50 people.
The Utzon Center was designed by the late Dane Jørn Utzon, creator of the world-famous Sydney Opera House. Jørn Utzon was born and raised in Aalborg and used take a stroll down the at that time industrial waterfront in Aalborg. He passed away in 2008, and Utzon Center was his final masterpiece.