Ready for the World Café Concludes with Italian-Spanish Fusion Meal December 4

Ready for the WorldThis semester’s final Ready for the World Café luncheon will feature an Italian-Spanish fusion meal on Tuesday, December 4.

The café, which is sponsored by Sysco Foods, operates from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesdays or Thursdays in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive. Each luncheon typically consists of an intermezzo or small appetizer, salad or soup, entrée, and dessert. Advance tickets will be sold for the luncheons, and capacity is eighty diners. Cost will be $12 and the faculty-staff discount applies. For tickets and reservations, see Marcia Johnson in the Jessie Harris Building, Room 110, call 865-974-6645, or e-mail rhtm@utk.edu.

The Italian-Spanish menu is:

Appetizer: Bruschetta trio (tomato basil, olive tapenade, and white bean and Serrano)

Second course: Pizza with Spanish chorizo, black and green olives, Mahon and Manchego cheese

Entrée: Adobo Pork loin, risotto milanase, and balsamic asparagus

Dessert: Mango panna cotta

The luncheons are produced through a collaboration of HRT 445 (the Advanced Food Production and Service Management class), the UT Culinary Institute, and the Pellissippi Culinary Institute.

Students enrolled in the UT course will work as general managers, dining room attendants, assistant kitchen managers, dining room managers, and dining room service employees. They will be responsible for the execution of the dining experience, managing staff, menu planning, food preparation, cooking, cost analysis, service during meal time, marketing of the event, and customer satisfaction activities.

Culinary Institute students will do most of the food preparation and will assist with dining room responsibilities.

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CONTACTS :

Marcia Johnson (for tickets): (865-974-6645, rhtm@utk.edu)

Lola Alapo (865-974-3993, lalapo@utk.edu)

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