NATCHITOCHES – The Columns Café at Northwestern State University will host a Spanish-themed dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 14.
The Gastromeria de Espana will include an appetizer (Tortilla de Patatas), soup (Andalusian Gaspapcho), salad (Ensalada Mixta), entrée (Pescado en Salsa Verda served with Espinacas a la Catalana) and dessert (Pera Salsa de Caramel al Café).
The Columns Café is a hands-on outreach of the Hospitality Management and Tourism program that debuted last November and will be open on select dates. The Café is located in Room 225 of the Family and Consumer Sciences Building. Guests must purchase tickets in advance and seating is directed so that all seats are filled.
The Columns Café is student-run with seasonal, locally-sourced meals prepared in the culinary arts lab and served by students. The Café provide students with experiential learning in the logistics and teamwork required to plan, prepare and serve a formal dinner. All proceeds go towards support of HMT students and academic programming.
The next themed dinner will be served on April 25 (Greek). The Café will also open for lunch beginning at 11 and 11:30 a.m. April 11 and May 2.