The Advanced Food and Beverage Management students at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics will host a gourmet dinner and brunch series November 14th, 15th, and 16th, 2014.
Friday & Saturday Gourmet Dinners, November 14 & 15th
Sunday Brunch, November 16th
Queen of the Ocean - Heart of the Sea
NOTE: Friday, Saturday & Sunday Gourmet Dinners/Brunch, November 14, 15 & 16th - SOLD OUT.
We would like to thank our past sponsors for whose generosity and support have continued to allow the hospitality management program to continue its current and future students.
If you are interested being a sponsor go to the "BUY TICKET" page and follow the link to purchase a ticket or contact Donna Stickney at firstname.lastname@example.org. We greatly appreciate your support as this is a non-profit experience.
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The Gourmet Team is comprised of Advanced Food and Beverage students majoring in Hospitality Management. The Gourmet Dinner serves as an opportunity to apply fundamentals learned through other classes in the program. The dinner gives the students real world, hands-on experience, as they are responsible for all aspects of the event; planning and preparing the menu, selling and marketing the event, managing the finances and all that goes into creating an enjoyable night for you!
Gourmet Dinner Menu
Friday & Saturday - November 14 & 15, 2014
Smoked Salmon atop a cucumber slice, with roasted red peppers and lemon dill creme fraiche
Chicken Liver Pate with a roasted garlic puree on a salted crostini
Carrot and Beet Slaw mixed with a mustard vinegar sauce
Prosciutto wrapped grilled pear and watercress
1st Course - Captain Smith
Arugula Salad -- served with brie, honey caramelized figs, and a honey lemon dressing
2nd Course - Southampton
Sweet Pea Soup -- creme fraiche and crispy bacon and leek garnish
3rd Course - Cherbourg
Seared Scallop served on a bed of lemon sautéed spinach and mousseline sauce
4th Course - Queenstown
Lemon Rose Sorbet -- Complements of Gelato Fiasco
5th Course - Carpathia
Grilled lamb chops with a red wine and thyme reduction, served with roasted fingerlings and asparagus
6th Course - New York
** All menu items are subject to change.
Gourmet Brunch Menu
Sunday - November 16, 2014
Pastry and Quiche Hour
Chocolate drizzled biscotti
Borscht compote filled apple chips
Assorted scones and preserves
Leek and bacon quiche topped with bacon jam
1st Course - Smoke Stacks
Cherry and Roasted Red Pepper Chilled Soups
2nd Course - Promenade Deck
Smoked Salmon Waldorf Salad
3rd Course - Middle Deck
Spinach and bacon stuffed baked tomato topped with a poached egg over basil mousseline sauce
4th Course - Steerage Deck
Breakfast banger patty over an herbed potato hash topped with mashed peas and Guinness gravy
5th Course - The Dawson’s
Vanilla bean panna cotta topped with Jack Daniels Honey glazed plums garnished with a sugared rose petal
Greetings from UNH Hospitality Management Advanced Food and Beverage Class!
- Purchases are not refundable.
- Gourmet Dinners are not suitable for children.
- The dinners will be held rain, shine or snow.
- You will receive directions in a confirmation email that will be sent approximately 14 days prior to dinner. Directions are also available on this site.
- Alternative meals due to food allergies or vegetarian diets are available for the event. While we certainly respect dietary choices, we're unable to create additional menus for those with likes and dislikes. We would be happy to recommend restaurants that may be better suited for your enjoyment. Keep in mind, this is a new learning experience for our students and to offer multiple menus is very difficult for professional caterers, let alone students.
- Dinners are served seated and the largest table accommodates 10 guests. If you prefer to have your party sit together, please type first and last names in the ‘notes’ field at the bottom of the ticket purchase page when you make your reservation.
- Our green mission: food scraps are composted through UNH dining, and we strive to buy local when feasible and available. We do recycle.
What to Wear
Suitable attire for Gourmet Dinners held on campus at Paul College - suit and tie for men, and suit, dress or other fine attire for women is highly recommended. This is a fine dining experience. Outerwear and umbrellas will be collected at the welcome table to help the evening feel more intimate and comfortable.
Cancelations & Ticket Transfers
Refunds are NOT available. You are welcome to transfer your reservation to friends or family or to that nice person you met on Facebook but you absolutely MUST contact us with a first and last name and an email address for the new ticket holder 5 days prior to the event.
Gourmet Dinner Events
A cash bar will be available. Throughout the event you'll have a chance to share a glass of wine with old and new friends, eat amazing food and unwind, all the while helping to support UNH hospitality students. A brief speech by the students will conclude the evening with a toast to all who worked long hours to put on this event. The entire process from marketing to polishing and sorting silverware is made possible by our students.
Your evening begins at 5:00 PM with a cocktail hour in the Paul College Great Hall, 10 Garrison Avenue on UNH's main campus in Durham. Dinner will be from 6:00-8:00 PM.
Your morning begins at 11:00 AM with a quiche and pastry hour in the Paul College Great Hall, 10 Garrison Avenue on UNH's main campus in Durham. Brunch will be served from 12:00-2:00 PM.
Gourmet Dinners held on campus in the Great Hall at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics.
10 Garrison Avenue, Durham NH 03824
- C-Lot (Next to Memorial Union Building, to entrance, follow Main Street and take a right on Mill Road)
- T-Lot (Between Hamilton Smith and Thompson Hall)
- Meters behind Stoke Hall
- Meters on Main Street and Pettee Brook Lane
- Meters on Quad Way after Memorial Union Building (take right on Quad Way from Main Street)
- Meters off Strafford Avenue near New England Center (Take a left on Garrison)
Parking Lots Free of Charge after 6pm near Paul College:
- From Main Street, take left on Garrison and park behind Stoke Hall on left
- From Main Street, take a right just after Hamilton Smith and just before Holloway Commons/the Memorial Union Building (J-Lot)
- From Main Street, take a left on Edgewood Road, then a right on Strafford, parking available at the New England Center
- From Main Street, take a left on Edgewood Road, left at the Elliot Alumni Center, parking available at Elliot Alumni Center
For more information about Gourmet Dinners, please contact:
Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
Department of Hospitality Management
During the academic year, Advanced Food and Beverage students majoring in Department of Hospitality Management delight the University community with themed Gourmet Dinners. The Gourmet Dinners are an opportunity for students to apply fundamentals learned through classes in the program, and give the students real-world, hands-on experience. Students are responsible for all aspects of the event: planning and preparing the menu, selling and marketing the event, managing finances, and creating an enjoyable night for all who attend.