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Have a taste of what Ivy Tech Northeast culinary students learn at the College's weekly Special Cusines dinners, which are open to the public. These spring 2017 events feature multi-course dinners centered around world-cuisine themes. Dinners are $25 a person, and wine is available for $5 a glass or $15 a bottle.

Dinners are served in the Hospitality Room on Ivy Tech Northeast's Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.) Park in the north lot, which faces Coliseum Boulevard, and enter through door 24.

Reservations are required. To reserve your spot, complete this online form or contact Kelli Brandenberger at 260-481-2243.


6 p.m. Jan. 26—Asia

6 p.m. Feb. 2—Southeast Asia and India

5 p.m. Feb. 9—Italy
7:30 p.m. Feb. 9—Italy

5 p.m. Feb. 16—France (Valentine’s Day special)
7:30 p.m. Feb. 16—France (Valentine’s Day special)

5 p.m Feb. 23—Spain and Greece
7:30 p.m. Feb. 23—Spain and Greece

5 p.m. March 2—Middle East
7:30 p.m. March 2—Middle East

5 p.m. March 9—Caribbean Islands
7:30 p.m. March 9—Caribbean Islands

6 p.m. March 30—China and Japan

5 p.m. April 6—France
7:30 p.m. April 6—France

5 p.m. April 13—Italy
7:30 p.m. April 13—Italy

5 p.m. April 20—Spain
7:30 April 20—Spain

5 p.m. April 27—Mediterranean
7:30 p.m. April 27—Mediterranean

5 p.m. May 4—Latin America
7:30 p.m. May 4—Latin America


The Special Cuisines class at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast combines students’ skills and experience to plan, create and execute menus from regions all over the world in the Special Cuisines dinner series. The class is comprised of culinary students who are rotated through various positions in the kitchen and dining room throughout the semester in order to solidify their knowledge of the food service industry prior to graduation.

Dinners are located on Ivy Tech’s Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd.)  in the Hospitality Room (enter door 24 on the north side of the building).