Cooking demonstration event at Cafe Laura to benefit United Way

November 19, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State hospitality management students are organizing an event that will tantalize your taste buds while benefiting the Centre County United Way.

“Raise A Glass For Good," a wine-tasting and cooking demonstration event, will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, at Café Laura, located in Mateer Building at Penn State University Park.

Participants of legal drinking age can enjoy featured entrees prepared by three professional chefs from Penn State Campus Dining and wine provided by Happy Valley Winery.

Organized by students in the Penn State School of Hospitality Management course Advanced Meetings and Events Management, “Raise A Glass For Good” is meant to increase awareness and support for the efforts of the Centre County United Way, which seeks to promote the health, education and financial stability of every person in Centre County.

The proceeds will directly benefit the Centre County United Way and its partner agencies. 

Each ticket includes small served portion of each of the three chef-prepared entrees, appetizers and dessert, as well as a glass of wine and 4 wine-tasting samples for those of legal drinking age. There will be a cash bar to purchase wine.

Advance registration is appreciated. For more information or to register please visit: Donations are also appreciated and can be made at the event registration website.

Students enrolled in the course Advanced Meeting and Event Management collaborate with a local organization to plan, promote, implement and evaluate a special event where future event planning professionals gain valuable hands-on experiences. The class instructor is Jackie Golas.

About The Centre County United Way

The mission of the Centre County United Way is to improve lives through using a variety of resources to improve the education, financial stability and the physical and emotional health of the citizens of Centre County. The organization focuses on the needs of the community and leverages investments and contributions to build a strong support system for the community. Learn more and how you can help by visiting their website.

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Last Updated November 21, 2018