NORTHEAST – The Special Cuisines class at Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast combines students’ skills and experience to plan, create, and execute menus from regions all over the world in the Special Cuisines dinner series. The class is comprised of culinary students who are rotated through various positions in the kitchen and dining room throughout the semester in order to solidify their knowledge of the foodservice industry prior to graduation.
“People from the community have come to expect authentic and unique cuisines when attending any of our Special Cuisines,” said Hospitality Administration Department Chair Jeff Bunting, CEC.
Dinners are scheduled on Thursday evenings through the spring semester.
February 3 – Italian Buffet
February 10 – Mexican/South American Buffet
March 17 – À la carte with French specials
March 24 – À la carte with Japanese specials
March 31 – À la carte with German specials
April 14 – Tapas-style Dinner
The Italian Buffet on February 3 will serve the following:
Appetizers: Vitello Tonnato; Condion; Salumni, Fromaggi, and Giardiniera Antipasto Platter; and Palline D’Alpeggio
Soup: Minestra Di Fagioli E Cardoncelli
Salad: Insalata Con Gorgonzla
Entrée: Coda Di Respo; Pollo Alla Cacciatora; Carne Dei Pastori; and Cannelloni Alla Sorrentina
Side Dish: Cime Di Rape Al Pomodori; Orecchiette Con I Carciofi; and Risi E Bisi
Dessert: Panna Cotta Con Salsa Al Carmello Pralina; Coperature Congelate Del Mandarino Con Il Sorbeto Del Mandarino; Gnocchi Di Susine; and Composta Di Frutta Calda
Beverage: Tea, Fruit Punch, Coffee, and Espresso
Dinners are open to the public. Cost is $20 per person, and reservations are taken for times between 5 and 6:30 p.m. on the evening of each dinner. Call the Special Cuisines line at 260-480-2002 to make a reservation.
Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest singly-accredited statewide community college system with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.