Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Robert Morris University announces dates for Fine Dining Series

The Institute of Culinary Arts at Robert Morris University (RMU) Illinois is proud to present its fourth annual Fine Dining Series, open to the public. The dinners featuring the culinary expertise of our renowned chefs and students. Each event has a prix fixe menu with five courses, with a $40 donation per person. Reservations are required and space is limited. Non-alcoholic beverages are served but corkage service is available. Dinners start promptly at 6:30 p.m.; guests should arrive no later that 6:15 p.m. The dinners are held at the main RMU campus in downtown Chicago, 401 S. State Street, and at the Orland Park campus, 82 Orland Square.

In the fall, the featured dinner is called "A Bountiful Harvest" and will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26BOOKED!, at the Chicago campus and on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Orland Park campus. This dinner will include the colors and textures of fall's harvest with garden-fresh herbs and vegetables planted, cultivated and harvested by RMU culinary students. Everything on this menu is organically grown.

Future dinners include:
  • "A Taste of America"--Orland Park campus, Saturday, Nov. 7
  • "Kuchnia Polska (Polish Cuisine)"--Chicago campus, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010; and Orland Park campus, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010
  • "Vive La France! (French Cuisine)"--Chicago campus, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010; and Orland campus, Feb. 27, 2010
  • "Mangia Bene! (Italian Cuisine)"--Chicago campus, Saturday, April 10, 2010; and Orland Park campus, Saturday, April 24, 2010
  • "Taste of the Islands"--Chicago campus, Saturday, May 15, 2010; and Orland Park campus, Saturday, May 22, 2010

Visit www.robertmorris.edu for more information or to register to attend a dinner.