Parkhurst at Lycoming College Celebrates Multicultural Month with Authentic Foods
November is international month at Lycoming College, and students are celebrating with month-long multicultural events including an International Dinner that featured treasured recipes from students’ families and their home countries prepared and served by Parkhurst's culinary team on Wednesday, November 9th in Lycoming’s Wertz Dining Hall.
In partnership with Lycoming’s Multicultural Awareness Group whose members are students from around the globe, featured recipes were from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Vietnam, Mauritius, India, Myanmar and Taiwan. PLEASE SEE MENU BELOW:
Open to all students who are on the school’s board dining plan, students were recognized for their recipe submissions and helped serve. According to Parkhurst Dining General Manager of Dining Leslie Ekstrand, “Our goal is to engage the campus community with delicious foods from around the world prepared by Parkhurst chefs with authentic ingredients and cooking techniques.”
Students also helped to provide a culinary education about the foods and flavors of their country.
In addition to the dinner, the Multicultural Awareness Group has also organized an international expo, film festival and dance showcase.
ABOUT PARKHURST DINING
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ABOUT LYCOMING COLLEGE
Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected liberal arts colleges. Today, our community of 1,300 active learners from 29 states and 23 countries work with our renowned scholars to craft customized, market-driven majors, minors and concentrations across our 36 academic programs. These students also compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports and study abroad in more than a dozen countries. Lycoming College has one of the highest endowment-per-student ratios among Pennsylvania colleges and is ranked by Forbes as among the very best for financial strength and operational soundness. Learn more at http://www.lycoming.edu
Grace Hoyer, Public Relations