College will celebrate culinary and hospitality-focused programming in Durham Region
WHITBY, ON, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Durham College will introduce a new level of academic programming today (Thursday, October 17) when it opens the Centre for Food (CFF) at its Whitby campus, marking Durham Region's first-ever post-secondary presence focused on the field-to-fork concept.
President Don Lovisa will be joined by celebrity chefs Jamie Kennedy and Christian Pritchard as the college showcases the new facility including Bistro '67, a 70-seat, green-certified teaching and learning restaurant.
- State-of-the art kitchens, bake lab, wine lab and hotel living lab
- Self-guided tours
- Bistro '67, a 70-seat, green-certified teaching and learning restaurant
- Food prepared by the college's culinary students
- Musical performance by Canadian singer, songwriter and musician Greg Keelor
- CFF living wall
- Jamie Kennedy, celebrity chef and CFF ambassador
- Christian Pritchard, chef and master of ceremonies
- Don Lovisa, president, Durham College
- Roger Anderson, chair, Region of Durham
- Pat Perkins, mayor, Town of Whitby
- Durham College students, faculty and staff
Thursday, October 17
4 to 6 p.m.
Durham College Centre for Food (Whitby campus)
1610 Champlain Drive, Whitby
Enter off Champlain Drive and proceed to the main parking lot at the Durham College Whitby campus
SOURCE: Durham College
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