Our colleagues in the University Union inform us that the first cultural cuisine meal this year will showcase food from Mexico at noon Friday, Sept. 25, in the Union’s Phoenix Room. Tickets are on sale now at the University Ticketing and Information Center. Profs. Lucy Arendt (Cofrin School of Business) and Steven Kimball (Education) will be presenting with a slide show of their experiences in Mexico. Cost of the meal for faculty and staff is only $13. Check out the menu. “Hope to see you there.”
The next Cultural Cuisine Luncheon in the Phoenix Room of the University Union will spotlight the culture and food of Russia. The April 23 event in the Phoenix Room will include an illustrated lecture by UW-Green Bay faculty member Heidi Sherman. Faculty/staff tickets are $13 (a dollar off with the coupon in the faculty/staff phone books), community members $14, and students $8. The folks at the Union tell us, “Now, you won’t find a restaurant in Green Bay and get this type of food, with beverage and dessert included all on linen, for a price like this, and hear from a scholar on Russian culture… We can even reserve a table for your special group. Hope to see you there.” For a menu.
The luncheon is Friday, Feb. 20, right here on campus in the Phoenix Rooms. Tickets are now on sale at the Union’s ticket desk for the Cultural Cuisine series and the Peruvian Luncheon. Popular faculty member Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz will speak about his travels and the culture and cuisine of the South American nation.
Associate Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz will be the featured speaker during a Peruvian luncheon event at noon Friday, Feb. 20 in the Phoenix Room. The A’viands chefs will cook up some special recipes recommended by Saxton-Ruiz, who will discuss the food and Peruvian culture during his lunchtime address. The menu includes: vegetarian mushroom and artichoke ceviche (mushrooms and artichokes marinated in lime juice and spices), beef anticuchos (marinated beef on a skewer), aji de gallina (chicken in a spicy sauce), quinoa and mushroom risotto, alfajores (soft delicate Peruvian cookies), chicha morada (traditional Peruvian purple corn beverage), and coffee and water. Tickets are $13 for faculty and staff; $14 for the community and Learning in Retirement members; and $8 for students. Tickets are on sale at the University Ticketing and Information Center until Feb. 16.
It’s Holiday Luncheon time again on the Culture Cuisine series. Be sure to mark your calendar for noon to 1 p.m. on Dec. 4 in the Phoenix Room. Faculty and staff will be receiving a special invite with the detailed menu early this week. The meal includes a gourmet salad, carved turkey with gravy, apple and pecan stuffing, green bean casserole, garlic mashed potatoes, dinner rolls, cranberry jelly and pumpkin bars. Tickets are now on sale at the University Ticketing and Information Center for $13 for faculty and staff, $14 for community and only $8 (treat your student employees) for students. Hope to see you there.
Tickets are on sale only through Tuesday for the Friday (Oct. 17) Cultural Cuisine Luncheon on England. To check out the menu, click www.uwgb.edu/union/assets/pdf/englandculturalcuisine.pdf. Stephen Perkins, academic curator of art, will be host and presenter on the food and rich culture of his native land.
Reserve your tickets now for what promises to be a thoroughly entertaining presentation by UW-Green Bay’s own Dr. Stephen Perkins on England at noon Friday, Oct. 17. It’s the first Cultural Cuisine luncheon of the academic year. Perkins will offer a slide-illustrated talk about his homeland while you enjoy some of his favorite recipes. (Chicken tikka masala but also the delightfully charming and appetizing-sounding “Toad in the Hole” and “Spotted Dick.”) The cost is $13 for faculty and staff, and $14 for the community and LIR guests. Last day to purchase tickets is next Tuesday. Check out the menu.
Curator of Art Stephen Perkins will be the guest speaker when the University Union’s Cultural Cuisine series resumes this fall, from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, in the Phoenix Room. The English Luncheon meal will consist of some of Perkins’ favorite dishes, from ethnic (chicken tikka masala) to old English (the delightfully named “toad in the hole” consisting of sausages in Yorkshire pudding. Tickets are now on sale. Check out the menu and details.
Just got this note from the Cultural Cuisine people: “There is still time to purchase your ticket for the Ghana luncheon to be held on Thursday April 24. Come experience some of our guest speaker Francis Tohoro Akakpo grandmother’s favorite recipes and hear his great presentation. Tickets will be on sale until Monday April 21 at the University Ticketing and Information Center.” Check out the menu.
If it’s the first day of April, tickets must be on sale for the next (and final) Cultural Cuisine Luncheon of the semester. You can check out the menu for the April 24 Ghana dinner — to be hosted by Francis Tohoro Akakpo. Tickets are on sale at the University Ticketing and Information Center.