Ready for the World News

Ready for the World Café Launches Spring Session with Italian Fare

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The Ready for the World Café kicks off another season with a journey to Italy on Thursday, March 6. The luncheons will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 1 in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive. The café is a full-service international dining experience. Lunch consists of intermezzo or small appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert. Cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Advance tickets are required.

Ready for the World Cafe Says Hola! to a Taste of Spain November 21

The Ready for the World Café welcomes diners to Spanish fare on Thursday, November 21, in the UT Visitors Center. The lunch will feature garlic soup, Spanish omelets, Calamares fritos, pork kabobs, and caramel flan. The cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Attendees must reserve tickets in advance by calling 974-6645 or e-mailing rhtm@utk.edu.

Ready for the World Cafe Takes Second Tour of Japan November 14

Diners at UT’s Ready for the World Café will savor the flavors of Japan a second time on Thursday, November 14, in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive. The lunch consists of edamame, shrimp and smoked octopus salad, salmon teriyaki, and green tea cake. The cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Advance tickets are required.

Ready for the World Cafe Journeys to Japan November 7

Diners at Ready for the World Café will continue their delectable travels to the Far East with a taste of Japan on Thursday, November 7. The lunch consists of tempura prawns and vegetables, sushi, and red bean ice cream. Cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Advance tickets are required.

Ready for the World Cafe Takes Another Tour of France October 31

The Ready for the World Café continues its gastronomical journey with another tour of France at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 31, in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive. Lunch will feature steak tartare, frisee salad, filet mignon, a cheese course, and an apple tart for dessert. Cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Advance purchase of tickets is required.

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.

Renowned Throat-Singing Ensemble Alash to Perform October 15

Alash, a world-renowned Tuvan musical ensemble famous for throat-singing, will perform at UT on Tuesday, October 15. Tuvan throat singing is a unique practice where multiple pitches emanate simultaneously from a single performer’s voice.

Summer Ready for the World Cafe Concludes with Spanish Fare August 13

The summer Ready for the World Cafe will conclude with a taste of Spain on Tuesday, August 13. The cafe is open to the public and operates from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive. Cost is $12, and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. For tickets and reservations, call 865-974-6645.

Summer Ready for the World Cafe Offers Taste of France August 8

The Ready for the World Cafe will feature French fare on Thursday, August 8. The meal will be served family-style, with some items like appetizers displayed on the table. The cafe, which is open to the public, operates from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive. Cost is $12, and the faculty-staff discount does not apply.