Owens’ Community Terrace View Café announces Garde Manger Grazing Stations Buffet, Dec. 1
Area residents are invited to experience an array of amazing foods in the form of garnishes, hors d’oeuvres and appetizers at the Owens Community College Terrace View Café as students within the culinary arts program’s Garde Manger classes present the art and craft of the cold kitchen during a grazing station feature buffet on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010.
Garde Manger classes will open the College’s student-run Terrace View Café to the public as attendees will have the opportunity to partake of sausages, smoked foods, cheeses, pâtés, vegetable and fruit carvings, chutneys, crackers and canapés from an array of buffet themed platters as part of their dining experience, including a Fall Harvest, Asian Cuisine, A Summer Day and Renaissance Tuscan.
The Garde Manger Grazing Stations Buffet will take place from 12-1 p.m. in the College’s Terrace View Café, which is located in College Hall Room 148 on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens’ restaurant is coordinated by the Food, Nutrition and Hospitality Department.
The Owens culinary arts program provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in the rapidly growing culinary arts industry. Both the associate’s degree and certificate prepares students for food preparation positions in restaurants, hotels, health care facilities, resorts and country clubs.
The Garde Manger class is designed to provide students with experiential learning related to the art and craft of the cold kitchen. Classroom instruction includes the preparation of garnishes, hors d’oeuvres and appetizers, sausages and tureens, sauces and soups, and salads and sandwiches. Buffet presentation is highlighted as part of the academic curriculum.
The cost per lunch, which includes unlimited trips to the grazing stations, is only $7.50 and reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling (567) 661-7359 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7359. Individuals can also make a reservation by accessing the College’s website at www.owens.edu/terrace.