The Special Cuisines class at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast has released its dinner schedule for the semester. Students in the class take turns creating world-cuisine themed meals, preparing, and serving the meals for their class credit. The culinary students rotate through various positions in the kitchen and dining room, providing a full restaurant experience.
Reservations, which are required, are taken for times between 5 and 6:30 p.m. To make reservations, call the Special Cuisines line at 260-480-2002. Dinners are served in the Hospitality Room on Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.) and run $20, cash or check only. Wine is available for an additional cost.
For the semester’s inaugural dinner buffet Feb. 6, the theme is Greece. The menu—which features appetizers, a salad, soup, a choice of entrees, and desserts – will feature dishes like saganaki, moussaka, dolmades, baklava and a classic Greek salad.
The rest of spring’s series include the following dates and themes:
Feb. 13: Caribbean buffet
Feb. 20: No dinner
Feb. 27: Scandinavia buffet
March 6: Mardi Gras buffet
March 13: No dinner
March 20: Africa à la carte
March 27: Middle East à la carte
April 3: Russia à la carte
April 10: Mexico/South American à la carte
April 17: France à la carte
April 24: Italy à la carte
May 1: Tapas style dinner
For more information, visit the Special Cuisines website at