Students Prepare for Mardi Gras Celebration

Students enrolled in the culinary arts programs at Alfred State will prepare a Mardi Gras celebration, featuring a New Orleans-style menu, on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 5-7 p.m., in the student cafeteria of the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville campus.

Masked wait staff will serve patrons at tables decked out in bright colors designed to evoke a Mardi Gras atmosphere; musical jazz selections will provide additional ambience. Guests will receive complimentary Mardi Gras beads in the traditional colors of green, gold, and purple.

Cost of the event is $16 for adults; $7 for children 10 and under. Proceeds from the event, which is sponsored by the Top Hat Club (the culinary honor society), will benefit the Club’s Activity Fund.

Donnell Wilson, Rochester (14624), a senior culinary arts student is the chef manager in charge of the event. Zachary Johannes, Andover, a senior culinary arts student is the chef in charge of food production.

The event is open to the public; no reservations will be accepted.

For additional information, please call the Culinary Arts Department at (585) 593-6270, ext. 3170, or (607) 587-3170.