UT Culinary Institute News

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.

Ready for the World Café to Spice Up Lunch with Indian Cuisine

The Ready for the World Café will spice up diners’ lunches on Tuesday, March 6, with traditional Indian fare. 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.

Ready for the World Café to Feature Brazilian Specialties

The Ready for the World Café will head way down south on Tuesday, February 28, featuring traditional dishes from Brazil. The menu includes Brazilian shrimp pie, asparagus salad, beef with caramelized onions, and coconut truffles. The cost is $12. Tickets are available in the Jessie Harris Building or at 974-6645.

Princess Diana’s Personal Chef to Appear at UT’s Tennessee Food and Wine Festival

Darren McGrady, a personal chef to Princess Diana and the British Royal Family for fifteen years, will make a guest appearance at the inaugural Tennessee Food and Wine Festival on October 21 and October 22. McGrady will host cooking classes and demonstrations and prepare the fare for a sit-down dinner as part of the two-day event hosted by UT Knoxville.