Ivy Tech hosting Mardi Gras buffet Feb. 14

The Special Cuisines class at Ivy Tech Community College–Northeast invites the community to join its students, faculty and staff for a Mardi Gras buffet Feb. 14. Community members will get the opportunity to sample traditional Mardi Gras fare while supporting students, as they showcase their culinary talents. Guests will be able to sample from the following items:

Buffet Menu


Mini muffalettas on olive focaccia
Mini oyster po boys on white roll
Crawfish and okra hush puppies
Creole shrimp deviled eggs


Andouille gumbo


Chop salad with blackened catfish


Gator jambalaya
Crab cakes with remoulade
Cajun chicken pasta


Creole fried rice
Nawlin’s red beans


Cajun maque choux
Sautéed basil and garlic vegetables


Bananas foster for two
King Cake

Dinners are open to the public. Reservations are required. They are located on Ivy Tech’s Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.) in the Hospitality Room (enter door 24 on the north side of the building). Cost is $20 per person, cash or check only. Wine is available at an extra cost per glass.

Reservations are taken for times between 5 and 6:30 p.m. and must be made at least 24 hours in advance. To make a reservation, call the Special Cuisine Dinner Series line at 260-480-2002.

For the complete dinner schedule, visit IvyTech.edu/northeast/dinners.

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