Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Kendall celebrates Mexican Bicentennial with special dinner series

The School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College on May 27 hosted the first of a series of special dinners titled "Ciclo de Cocina Mexicana en Chicago 2010" to celebrate the Mexican Bicentennial. The dinner series, launched in partnership with the Mexican Consulate and ProMéxico, takes place monthly and lasts through November.

(l to r) Guest chef Federico López of Cancun; Daniel von Rabenau, executive director of FENI and Chef Educator Today's publisher and president; Benjamin Browning, evening executive chef of The Dining Room at Kendall College; Manuel Rodriguez-Arriaga, consul general of Mexico in Chicago; guest chef Guillermo González Beristáin of Monterrey; and Christopher Koetke, MBA, CEC, CCE, dean of The School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College and vice president of culinary-arts programs for Laureate International Universities

Upcoming dinners will take place July 26 and Aug. 9 at The Dining Room at Kendall College. For more information, visit www.culinary.kendall.edu.