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7th Annual NYS Pride of New York Reception and Dinner | March 26


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7th Annual NYS Pride of New York Reception and Dinner

“A Modern View of the Land Grant Legacy”


Professor Martin Wiedmann
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Food Science

Cathy Gaffney
Director of Specialty Cheese, Delicatessen, and Kosher Deli for
Wegmans Food Markets

Tristan Zuber
Cornell Cooperative Extension, Regional Dairy Processing Extension Associate

Cornell University and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are working with companies to not only support their priorities, but to fuel economic and workforce development in New York State. Please join us to learn more about synergies between CALS and key industry partners, and hear specifically how Wegmans Food Markets is working with CALS to build the Artisan Cheese Program while supporting sustainable, economic growth in New York State.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 – 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Schenectady County Community College
Elston Hall – The Van Curler Room
78 Washington Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12305

6:00 p.m.: Reception – Cider punch, local cheeses (including Cornell’s “Big Red Cheddar”) with breads and crackers, crudités with local vegetables, spiced olives and nuts, and a punch

6:45 p.m.: Dinner* with featured speakers

*You are welcome to bring your own bottle of New York State wine (no corkage fee) for dinner.

*Complete 3 course dinner is prepared by students in the School of Culinary Arts Featuring menu items that are grown and/or processed in New York State

Entrée Choices (indicate preference when you register):

  • – Roast Sirloin of Beef with horseradish and sour cream
  • – Grilled Salmon with honey mustard glaze
  • – Vegetable Pot Pie with puff pastry crust

If you have any special dietary needs related to Passover, please contact us.

  • All entrees above will start with a salad consisting of chopped apple and blue cheese with pomegranate vinaigrette
  • The beef and salmon entrée’s will include chef’s choice of starch and vegetable
  • Dessert is Spring Celebration Carrot Cake

Cost: $30.00 per person

RSVP by Thursday, March 19, 2013. **Seating is limited – Reserve early**

Register Online

Questions? Contact Peter Pamkowski ’74 at pjp24@cornell.edu or call 518-221-5161