The luncheons are held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 1 in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive.
The café is a full-service international dining experience. Lunch consists of intermezzo or small appetizer, salad, entrée and dessert.
Cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Advance tickets are required. For tickets, see Marcia Johnson in 110 Jessie Harris Building, call 865-974-6645, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted.
Tuesday’s menu is as follows:
First course: Insalata caprese (simple salad made of sliced fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil) served with homemade pizza bread
Second course: Porcini mushroom polenta cake with sausage ragu
Third course: Veal Milanese with lemon-seasoned arugula and cherry tomatoes
Dessert: Rice pudding with brandied cherries
The dates and themes for the remaining luncheons are as follows:
- March 27 – France I
- April 1 – France II
- April 3 – France III
- April 17 – Japan (sushi)
- April 22 – Thailand
- April 24 – Spain I
- April 29 – Spain II
- May 1 – France and Japan fusion
The luncheons are 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 (for tickets): (865-974-6645, email@example.com)
Lola Alapo (865-974-3993, firstname.lastname@example.org)