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Culinary Student Helped Create James Beard House New Year’s Eve Dinner

By: The Art Institutes

January 4, 2016

(TAMPA, FL January 2016) - Diners at New York City’s famous James Beard House rang in 2016 with a lavish meal created and prepared by four Chef instructors from The Art Institutes system of schools. For several years, The Art Institutes has partnered with The James Beard House to create a festive celebration of food for culinary enthusiasts, alternating annually between preparing dinners on New Year’s Eve and Thanksgiving. This year’s menu featured regional American flavors paired with wines from around the world.

irsten Jo Mathers, a student in the Associate of Arts in Culinary Arts degree program at The Art Institute of Tampa, was chosen to travel to New York and help with the meal preparation. The Tampa Bay Times featured Kirsten and her role in the dinner in the article linked below.

http://www.tampabay.com/things-to-do/food/dining/art-institute-student-heads-to-new-york-to-cook-a-beard-dinner/2259508 

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By: The Art Institutes

January 4, 2016