Le Jeune Chef Restaurant
Visiting Chef Series

Le Jeune Chef Visiting Chef

Since its inception in 1992, the Visiting Chef Series has become one of the most prestigious fine dining events in Pennsylvania. It attracts world-renowned chefs to the kitchens of Pennsylvania College of Technology and to the elegant campus restaurant, Le Jeune Chef.

Students have the unique privilege of working side-by-side with creative talents who have reached the pinnacle of their chosen field. It is a priceless opportunity for students, faculty, and restaurant staff to experience the best the culinary world has to offer.

The culmination of the chef's visit is a gala fundraising dinner prepared by the visiting chef, students and faculty, and serviced in Le Jeune Chef Restaurant. The evening's exclusive gourmet menu is complemented by fine wine flights to create a dinner experience that is unforgettable. Enthusiastic patrons reserve seats as much as a year in advance of the dinner, a testimony to the success of the series.

THE SPRING 2015 VISITING CHEF SERIES PRESENTS:

Brian McClure, Beverage Director

The Greenbrier

White Sulpher Springs, WV

Friday, February 27, 2015

6:30 p.m. in Le Jeune Chef Restaurant

(Please be present by 6:15 p.m. for seating)

IN A TWIST ON THE TRADITIONAL VISITING CHEF DINNER, Pennsylvania College of Technology is pleased to host Visiting Sommelier Brian McClure. Originally from New York State, Brian began his love of wine while training and working as Sommelier at the Sagamore Resort in Lake George. After a decade of teaching history, Brian pursued his passion for the grape by traveling to every major growing region in the new and old worlds. He has since attained a Level 4 Diploma degree from WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) regarded as the world's leading provider of wine education. Brian next assumed the role of Wine Director at the Lake Placid Lodge, a Relais & Chateau resort in his home region, overseeing an 8,000 bottle cellar and garnering the resort a Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence. Since 2013 he has served as the Wine Director, and later the Beverage Director, at the Greenbrier where he directs a $10 million program including thirteen different beverage outlets and four distinct wine lists in the fine dining outlets. Brian's selection of wines will accompany a multi-course dinner prepared by the culinary staff of Penn College's own Le Jeune Chef Resaturant.

Tickets: $75 per person. Tables of eight are available.

Payment requested at time of reservation.

Menu

 

TO REGISTER FOR THE DINNER

PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE OF FACILITIES & EVENTS AT (570) 327-4510

OR EMAIL collegeevents@pct.edu

 

No refunds will be given for cancellations received after Monday, February 23.

Net proceeds from this event will be used for annual scholarship awards and other scholarship funds. This event serves as a valuable educational experience for our students and is a vital component of our scholarship fundraising efforts. The wine flight for the Visiting Chef Dinner is carefully selected to complement the different courses of the meal. To provide consistent service, there will be 18-20 ounces of wine served to each guest. Due to the nature of this event, we cannot honor requests for additional wine purchases. Penn College sincerely appreciates your understanding and cooperation.

 

Past Visiting Chefs

  • Darrin Aoyama
    Houston, Texas
  • Donald Barickman
    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Phillip Brown
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Russell Bry
    Chicago, Illinois
  • William C. Butler
    Former Dean, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Charles Carroll
    Houston, Texas
  • Callie Chalmers
    Danville, Pennsylvania
  • Leah Chase
    New Orleans, Louisanna
  • Steven Chiappetti
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Kusuma Cooray
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Bert Cutino
    Monterey, California
  • Travis Dale
    Chesterton, Indiana
  • Todd Downs
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Dennis Eckrote
    Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Timothy H. Eldridge
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Scott Endy
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Dominique Filoni
    Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania
  • Gregg Flisiak
    Chesterton, Indiana
  • John Folse
    Donaldsonville, Louisiana
  • Greg Gable
    Ephrata, Pennsylvania
  • Christopher Gross
    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Traci Des Jardins
    San Francisco, California
  • Richard Kimble
    New York City, New York
  • Robert Kinkead
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sabrina LaRosa
    Calabria, Italy
  • Andrew Masciangelo
    Gulph Mills, Pennsylvania
  • George Mavrothalassitis
    Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Robert Mobilian
    Aspen, Colorado
  • Brian and Shanna O'Hea
    Kennebunk, Maine
  • Gale E. O'Malley
    White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
  • Jean-Louis Palladin
    Washington, D.C.
  • Georges Perrier
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Matthew Pike
    Santa Anita, California
  • Joseph Poon
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Kristi Ritchey
    Los Angeles, California
  • David Robins
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • DeJuan Roy
    St. Augustine, Florida
  • Steven Schimoler
    Cleveland, Ohio
  • Walter Schug
    Sonoma County, California
  • Rudy Smith
    Snowmass Village, Colorado
  • Walter Staib
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dave Sturgis
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jeff Vigilla
    Amelia Island, Florida
  • Jeff Vosburgh
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Errol Walters
    Hummels Wharf, Pennsylvania

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