Tickets on Sale Now for Culinary Arts Department’s Fall Gala Nov. 3

The Culinary Arts Department is hosting its 2017 Fall Gala on Friday, Nov. 3, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the new City Center Campus, 235 N. Chicago St. in downtown Joliet. 

Guests are invited to come and enjoy a magnificent evening of fine dining, distinctive desserts and exquisite wine, prepared by the culinary arts students and professors, while also celebrating student scholarship recipients. The reception will run from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m., and the dinner will begin at 6:15 p.m.

Tickets are $95 per person, and are limited, so those planning to attend are encouraged to order online as soon as possible at www.jjc.edu/info/fallgala. 

The Fall Gala menu includes:

Charcuterie
House made Charcuterie
whipped goat ricotta, apricot cherry mostarda
spiced molasses bread, smoked sorghum pecans

Soup
Roasted Pumpkin Soup
smoked duck terrine, apple aigre doux, cranberry fritter, brandy crème fraiche

Fish
Dover Sole with Lobster Salpicon
lobster glaze, almond herb crumble, cauliflower, fennel, citrus, smoked mussel

Intermezzo
Pineapple

Entrée
Roasted Cocoa Dusted Beef Tenderloin
braised oxtail, truffle rye pasta, horseradish, mushrooms of the forest,
chestnut mushroom soil, crispy “branches”, puffed wild rice, rutabaga, carrot

Dessert
Gianduja Bavarian
Hazlenuts, Chocolate, Poached Pear
Blood Orange Sorbet, Choux

For more information, call (815) 280-1255.

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