Culinary Institute News

Culinary Institute to Host Great Smoky Mountain Food Days

Smoky Mountains

UT’s Culinary Institute is partnering with Cowgirl Creamery to host the inaugural Great Smoky Mountain Food Days event October 6–7 at UT’s Visitors Center. “This event celebrates the food of the Smokies, which has been shaped by the people and climate of our region,” said Ann Fairhurst, department head of retail, hospitality, and tourism management.

Ready for the World Cafe Features Italian Fare October 10

UT’s Ready for the World Cafe continues its culinary journey with a taste of Italy on Thursday, October 10. The lunch consists of bruschetta, porcini mushroom polenta cake, pork osso bucco, and panna cotta. Cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Advance tickets are required.

UT Culinary Institute Launches Series of Baking Classes on Tuesday

Those with a sweet tooth and a “hunger” for knowledge are invited to register for night classes at UT’s Culinary Institute. The fall 2012 baking series, which begins September 18, will include courses on breakfast pastries, cookies, pies, and tarts. The series will be led by Chef Heather Pennypacker, who formerly worked at Deerpark Restaurant at Biltmore Estates.

UT’s Ready for the World Café Journeys to Liberia for April 10 Luncheon

The Ready for the World Café will take a culinary journey to the Dark Continent Tuesday, April 10, with a Liberian menu boasting of rich tradition and culture as old as Africa itself. The lunch will consist of intermezzo, or small appetizer, salad, entrée, and dessert. Advance tickets are available in the Jessie Harris Building or at 974-6645. The cost is $12, and the faculty–staff discount applies.

Oui, Oui! UT’s Ready for the World Café Says ‘Yes!’ To French Cuisine

Ready for the World

The Ready for the World Café will venture to France on Tuesday, April 3. The lunch will consist of intermezzo, or small appetizer, salad, entrée, and dessert. Advance tickets are available in the Jessie Harris Building or at 974-6645. The cost is $12, and the faculty–staff discount applies.