This year is the ~11TH ANNUAL WOK ON THE WILD SIDE BENEFIT~ for CCSF’s Culinary & Hospitality Studies Program. The evening is prepared and presented by the students, chefs, and guests of City College of San Francisco Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies program. Four kitchens, eight chefs, and a bunch of students. Sweet, spicy, savory. An international taste tour! Raw, grilled, roasted, and toasted. Enjoy California wines paired with culinary treats. There will be a live auction with nice prizes, and music from the Berkeley High Jazz Combo.
This fundraiser enables the CCSF to provide scholarships as well as kitchen and building facilities for the Culinary Arts and Hospitality Studies Department with the goal of educating talented, well-trained professionals ready for careers in hotels and restaurants nationwide. CCSF’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality program is the oldest public two-year degree program in the United States with a 74-year history.
Their alumni are a who’s who of successful people in the culinary arts and hospitality industry today, with folks like Nick Peyton (Cyrus), Jeff Hanak (NOPA), Maggie Pond (Cesar), Sean O’Brien (formerly of Myth), and Sue Conley (Cowgirl Creamery). The new generation of grads includes Roshan KC from Metro Kathmandu, Corey Nead at NOPA, Daniel Leong at Bix, Sam Mogannam at Bi-Rite, Kara Forman and Jen Rudd at FineFoods@home, and many more.
Wok On The Wild Side
Fri. Apr. 24th, 2009
City College of San Francisco
50 Phelan Ave. SW156
San Francisco, CA 94112
$80 per person