Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Students of French enjoy a six-course dinner

30 students in French and their guests enjoyed a traditional French meal on the evening of November 16 in the President's Dining Room. This yearly event provides a wonderful opportunity for current and prospective students of French to mingle and share a wonderful culinary experience.
The six-course menu included cake aux olives, gougères (the real cheese puffs made from scratch with gruyère cheese), foie gras (goose liver pâté), grated carrot salad with a lemon and garlic vinaigrette, coq au vin (chicken stew), salade verte with a vinaigrette, assortment of fromages français with bread, followed by desserts, including clafoutis (cherries baked in batter), mousse au chocolat and rochers à la noix de coco (coconut macaroons). 
The dinner party included a poetry reading between courses. 
Merci to all those who prepared food and entertained!