Ivy Tech Northeast announces spring 2015 schedule for Special Cuisines dinner series

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, preparing, and serving world-cuisine themed meals for class credit. The culinary students rotate through various positions in the kitchen and dining room, providing a full restaurant experience.

To make reservations, which are required, call the Special Cuisines line at 260-480-2002. Reservations are accepted between 5 and 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Dinners are served in the Hospitality Room on Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.) and run $20, cash or check only. Beer and wine is available for an additional cost.

The semester will kick off Feb. 5 with a menu inspired by Japan and Korea. The menu features a variety of items, including crispy Korean kimchi and pork pancakes, Japanese miso soup, shrimp tempura, and Japanese chicken yakitori. The meal will also feature an action station, where students will cook in the dining area.

The rest of spring’s series include the following dates and themes:

Feb. 12—Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia
Feb. 19—India
Feb. 26—France
March 5—Italy
March 19—Spain
March 26—Greece and Turkey
April 2—Eastern Mediterranean and Lebanon
April 9—Persia, Iran, Republic of Georgia
April 16—Africa and Latin America
April 23—Caribbean Islands
April 30—Mexico

For more information, visit the Special Cuisines website at IvyTech.edu/northeast/dinners.

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