Conshohocken, PA, 2014-3-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — IKEA, the Life Improvement Store, invites consumers to join in celebrating the spring and the Easter holiday with an annual Swedish Easter Smörgåsbord known as Påskbord.
Because of long, cold winters in Sweden, Easter comes as a welcome sign of spring. Swedish homes are decorated with feathered birch twigs, chickens and decorated eggs. As part of the celebration, children dress up in costumes, paint eggs and play games. The festivities culminate with a big smörgåsbord spread of traditional Swedish favorites.
The IKEA Påskbord menu** includes:
Hard-boiled Eggs with Shrimp
Hard-boiled Eggs with Sillrom or Tångkorn
Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce
Gravad Lax with Mustard Sauce
Marinated Salmon with Mustard Sauce
Smoked Salmon with Horseradish Sauce
Assorted Swedish Cheeses
Red Beet Salad
Breads: Crispbread, Crisprolls, Softbread and Thinbread
Swedish Meatballs and Mashed Potatoes or Boiled Potatoes with Dill
Desserts & Beverages
Assorted Swedish Desserts and Cookies
Fountain Beverages and Hot Beverages
Space is limited, so purchase your tickets early. Contact your Local IKEA Store for more details and to purchase tickets.
*IKEA FAMILY is a benefits program that offers membership perks including special product discounts, sneak previews, free coffee and tea in the IKEA Restaurant, and more. Consumers can sign up for the free program online or in-store.
**Menu is subject to change due to product availability.
IKEA strives to be ‘The Life Improvement Store,’ and since its 1943 founding in Sweden, has offered home furnishings of good design and function, at low prices so the majority of people can afford them. There are currently more than 350 IKEA stores in 44 countries, including 38 in the U.S. IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings company, incorporates sustainable efforts into day-to-day business and supports initiatives that benefit children and the environment. For more information, go to www.IKEA-USA.com.