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rftw-large1UT’s Ready for the World Café concludes the fall season with French-Japanese fusion fare Thursday, December 5.

Tickets are sold out for the luncheon, but the café will start up again in the spring semester.

The 11:30 a.m. luncheon will be held in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive.

The cafe is a full-service international dining experience. Lunch consists of intermezzo or small appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert.

The French-Japanese fusion menu is as follows:

Salad: Japanese nicoise salad with miso dressing, including lettuce, nicoise olives, sesame haricot verts (green beans), concasse tomatoes, tofu, and wasabi-seared tuna

Appetizer: French ratatouille terrine (a colorful molded vegetable medley) with sesame ponzu sauce, garnished with seaweed salad

Entree: Snapper en papillote with fresh ginger, lemon grass, assorted vegetables, and rice

Dessert: Sesame honey cream puff with red bean pastry cream

The luncheon is produced through a collaboration of HRT 445 (the Advanced Food Production and Service Management class), the UT Culinary Institute, and the Pellissippi Culinary Institute.


Marcia Johnson (865-974-6645,

Lola Alapo (865-974-3993,