Ready for the World Cafe Offers Taste of France October 24

Ready for the World CafeUT’s Ready for the World Cafe will venture to France on Thursday, October 24.

The luncheons are held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays through December 5 in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive.

The cafe is a full-service international dining experience. Lunch consists of intermezzo or small appetizer, salad, entrée, and dessert.

Cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Advance tickets are required. For tickets, see Marcia Johnson in 110 Jessie Harris Building, call 865-974-6645 or e-mail Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted.

Thursday’s menu is as follows:

  • First course: Escargots à la Bourguignonne (snails)
  • Second course: Pate maison (duck liver pate)
  • Third course: Magret de canard aux cerises (duck with cherries), served with pureed pommes de terre (potatoes) and sauteed haricot verts (French green beans)
  • Fourth course: Cheese, including gourmandise with walnuts and Roquefort
  • Dessert: Pots de crème (custard)

The dates and themes for the remaining luncheons are as follows:

  • Oct. 31—France
  • Nov. 7—Japan
  • Nov. 14—Japan
  • Nov. 21—Spain
  • Dec. 5—French-Japanese fusion

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.



Marcia Johnson (for tickets): (865-974-6645,

Lola Alapo (865-974-3993,