UNH News Release: UNH Hosts ‘Tribute’ to Popular Gourmet Dinners April 19 and 20
April 4, 2013
UNH Hosts ‘Tribute’ to Popular Gourmet Dinners April 19 and 20

DURHAM, N.H – In a tribute to its rich history of gourmet dinners, the University of New Hampshire will host five courses of fine cuisine paying homage to all of the shared experiences in Stillings Hall at its April gourmet dinner.

Organized by 22 hospitality management students at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, The Gourmet Dinner: A Tribute, will be held Friday, April 19, and Saturday April 20, 2013, at Stillings Hall, 20 Ballard Drive. The evening begins with a cocktail hour at 5 p.m., with dinner to follow.

The Gourmet Dinner: A Tribute will recognize the triumphs of hospitality management alumni with an assortment of dishes from past dinners that have been revamped and further perfected. Students have six weeks to plan, prepare, and execute the dinner. Throughout the process students take on real-world executive management positions.
Tickets for the dinner are $60 per person and may be purchased online at http://paulcollege.unh.edu/gourmet-dinner-tickets

The UNH Department of Hospitality Management combines business fundamentals with a curriculum geared toward the service industry. Along with typical class lectures, hands-on education is an integral part of the academic experience in the department. The department also offers an EcoGastronomy program, which complements UNH’s strengths in sustainable agriculture, hospitality management and nutrition which assists in fulfilling a unique academic program emphasizing the international and experiential knowledge that connects all three fields.  

The UNH Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics offers a full complement of high-quality programs in business, economics, accounting, finance, information systems management, entrepreneurship, marketing, and hospitality management. Programs are offered at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive development levels. The school is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the premier accrediting agency for business schools worldwide.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students.


Media Contact: Lori Wright | 603-862-0574 | UNH Media Relations

Secondary Contact: Christiane Lynch | 860-884-3304 | UNH Gourmet Dinner

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