Penn College’s Le Jeune Chef honored by Wine Spectator publication

August 20, 2018

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Le Jeune Chef Restaurant was named an “Award of Excellence” winner by Wine Spectator magazine.

Wine Spectator is the largest paid wine-focused/wine-lifestyle magazine, reaching more than 3 million readers with each issue. The magazine’s annual Restaurant Awards program recognizes the most exciting wine lists around the world. Honorees are published in its August issue.

This year’s list comprises 3,759 restaurants from 50 states and more than 75 countries whose passion for wine makes them singular dining destinations for wine lovers.

Wine Spectator grants its Restaurant Awards at three levels. The Award of Excellence, received by Le Jeune Chef, signifies sufficient choice to satisfy discerning wine lovers.

Le Jeune Chef Restaurant’s wine list offers 500 selections, encompassing major varieties from the world’s key wine-producing regions, with strengths in California, France and Italy wines. The restaurant has been recognized in the Wine Spectator Restaurant Guide each year since 1995.

The restaurant’s extensive wine list allows Penn College’s hospitality management and culinary arts students to gain hands-on experience in wine service and food-and-wine pairings, while the restaurant’s educational atmosphere allows patrons to learn more about wines, as well.

Only 88 of the 2018 Restaurant Award recipients are in Pennsylvania. To browse the list, visit http://restaurants.winespectator.com.

To learn more about hospitality management and culinary arts majors at Penn College, call 570-327-4505 or visit www.pct.edu/hospitality.

To make a reservation at Le Jeune Chef Restaurant, call 570-327-4776 or 570-320-CHEF. For information about events and menus, many created by students, visit www.pct.edu/lejeunechef.

For information about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education, visit www.pct.edu, email admissions@pct.edu or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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Last Updated August 20, 2018