Box 1347, Minot, ND 58702
September 30 - October 2, 2021

Beatrice Ojakangas

Scandinavian-American Hall of Fame
2016 Inductee

Finnish-American Beatrice Ojakangas is an expert on Finnish cuisine and the author of 29 cookbooks, one of which, The Finnish Cookbook, is recognized in both the US and Finland as the definitive source on Finnish cooking. Another work, The Great Scandinavian Baking Bookwon a coveted James Beard Foundation Award, a prize regarded by those in the food industry as the equivalent of an Oscar. Ojakangas has appeared on television as both a guest and host of her own cooking series, has written for major food publications, and conducts cooking classes across the country.

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