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Industry Night with Emil Åreng

Join for an evening of Swedish spirits exploration and networking at Industry Night hosted by the American Swedish Institute and FIKA Café. Step into the vibrant world of the Swedish bar scene and hospitality as we welcome renowned Swedish bartender, Emil Åreng, for an unforgettable experience.

Enjoy bar snacks and small drink samples included with your ticket that include signature drinks expertly crafted by Emil Åreng, whose innovative approach to mixology promises to tantalize your taste buds and ignite your imagination.

Throughout the evening, guests will have the chance to engage in lively discussions, share insights, and discover new avenues for collaboration. From farm-to-table enthusiasts to hospitality professionals, this gathering celebrates the diversity and creativity that define the dynamic world of food and events.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this one-of-a-kind event where culture, cuisine, and connections converge. Join us for Industry Night at the American Swedish Institute and Fika Cafe, and let’s raise a toast to the future of the food and events industry.

Emil Åreng is one of Sweden’s foremost bartenders, and also works as an author, entrepreneur, and cocktail expert in the Swedish beverage industry. Originally from the small town of Bräcke in central Sweden, Emil trained as a bartender in London and has been a recognized figure in the Swedish hospitality industry for nearly two decades. In 2021, Emil opened Facit Bar in Umeå, Sweden; Facit uses only Swedish ingredients and was recognized as the best new bar in Sweden in 2023. Emil was also previously the creative director at Cadierbaren at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm and opened the bar Open/Closed in Umeå. Emil’s first book, Salongs i Norrland, was awarded Worlds Best Cocktail Book at the 2017 Gourmand Awards and was inducted to the Gourmad Awards Hall of Fame in 2020. His upcoming book Cocktails på Svenska will be published in Sweden in fall 2024 and in English in 2025. Emil has been recognized with awards for best bartender and bar in Sweden and international competitions. He is also the ambassador for a variety of his own products with Swedish brands.

Learn more about Emil’s current projects here: www.facitbar.se

Follow Emil on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/emilareng

Follow Emil on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/@cafeareng