Enjoy a new Nordic cuisine experience,
from the comfort of West Michigan.
Explore Nordic Cuisine
“Mise en place” -means everything has its place. It’s a way of serving and cooking and will be a part of the high standards of the Valkyrie. With dishes ranging form racks of lamb to fresh salmon, we pair them finely with our selection of over 100+ wines, mead, craft beer, and cocktails.
Zachery Skiver is the Executive Chef at the Valkyrie Restaurant. Chef Skiver is responsible for all aspects of the menu from concept to creation, farm to table. Chef Skiver is also responsible for all sourcing of ingredients, making seasonal menus to adjust for seasonal availability. He is also in charge of the entire kitchen staff, training, and vendor/farmer relations as well as budgeting. Chef Skiver is a West Michigan native having grown up on the NW side of Grand Rapids. He began working in kitchens at an early age and has performed every task in a commercial kitchen from dishwasher to Sous Chef. Chef Skiver earned his Culinary Arts degree from the Seccia Institute for Culinary Education and has worked in numerous markets in Michigan before coming to the Valkyrie as Executive Chef. Chef Skiver has a passion for food, culture and people and a talent for blending them all to create a unique dining experience. Chef Skiver has numerous interests outside of the Culinary Arts some of which are animation, memes, comic strips, heavy metal music, reading non-fiction, video games, guitar, computer technology, and delving into anything he takes an interest in. Chef Skiver has been married to his wife Angela for 16 years and they enjoy traveling and adventure together.
Our extensive wine selection
We stock a wide assortment of over 100 fine wines for you to enjoy when you dine at the Valkyrie in Muskegon, MI. These exceptional vintages include wines from all over the world from the most renowned vineyards in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, South Africa, New Zealand, and Argentina, as well as the best vineyards in California and Washington.