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French Banquet

The final banquet of the school year is a multi-coursed French banquet. It is a 40-year tradition and has become the PIÈCE DE RÉSISTANCE of the Linn-Benton Community College Culinary Arts program. The entire event and menu is completely planned by the second-year students, using the many skills they have developed within the two-year program. It is executed by both first- and second-year students, with second-year students taking lead roles.

The 2015 French Banquet will be held on Thursday, May 21 and Friday, May 22 at 6:30pm. Ticket price will be anounced at a later time. All tips from the banquet go to the student-run Culinary Arts Club that provides extracurricular opportunities for students at the school.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 1, in Room CC-214 at 8:30 a.m. on the Albany campus. Due to the popularity of this banquet, it has become necessary to set a protocol for purchasing tickets. You must be present to purchase tickets and there is a limit of 8 tickets per person. If you wish to purchase additional tickets, it will be necessary to return to the end of the line.

 

Please call (541)917-4391 for tickets.

2014 French Banquert Sample Menu:

Amuse: Salad Niçoise

Soup: French Onion 

Fish: Monkfish wrapped in filo served with carrot puree and basil foam Served with Drouhin Laforet Chardonnay 2012

Charcuterie: Chicken liver pate, pork garlic sausage and rabbit terrine

Palette Cleanser: Green Grape and Pernod

Entrée: Squab with demi-glace, pear-hazelnut bread stuffing, baby carrots and blood orange coulis Served with Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages 2011

Cheese Course: Petite Basque, Camembert, Comte served with crackers Served with Hartley and Gibson Amontillado Sherry

Dessert: Caramel Cotton Candy, Vanilla Bean Custard "Creme Brulee"