In addition to the sustainable food and beverage a la carte menu offerings, the student management teams have selected internationally inspired soup and entree selections for each evening. The Winter 2017 gastronomic itinerary for these themed specials are:
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - Coast to Coast
North Atlantic Chowder - A rich selection of East Coast seafood simmered in a rustic potato and cream broth.
Maple Glazed Arctic Char - tender maple glazed fillet, pan seared and accompanied by wild rice pilaf and acorn squash puree.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Let's Get "Francey"
Lobster Bisque - a smooth, creamy and highly seasoned French seafood favourite
Bavette a la sauce Moutarde - perfectly grilled flank steak, sauteed asparagus and mustard sauce served with creamy pomme puree.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - Pot of Gold
The Pub Classic - hearty cream of potato and leek soup with crispy leek frisee garnish and a basket of authentic Irish soda bread.
The Traditional - tender house-cured beef brisket braised with savoy cabbage and root vegetables.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - Catch the Wave
Chipotle Avocado Soup - a smooth puree of California avocados and coconut milk topped with zesty lime, cilantro and chipotle cream.
San Fran Cioppino - a San Francisco favourite featuring Purdy's catch of the day, black tiger shrimp and West Coast mussels simmered in a tomato white wine reduction.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - Under a Tuscan Sun
Zuppa Tuscana - house-made sausage, kale and russet potatoes in a creamy full-bodied broth.
Lasagne Bolognese al Tuscana - layers of veal, spinach, ricotta and house-cured pancetta served with pan-fried asparagus and eggplant salad.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - A Taste of Greece
Avgolemono - a classic Greek soup containing chicken, spinach and rice bursting with lemony Mediterranean flavours.
Arni Psito - roasted lamb shoulder stuffed with house-made sausage and spinach accompanied by lemon-braised potatoes and cucumber salad.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - Tropical Nights
Bean and Potato Soup - a distinctive Cuban marriage of black beans, sweet potatoes, coriander, cumin and lime topped with a dollop of sour cream and served with Puerto Rican sweet bread.
Cuban Mojo Roast - pork tenderloin marinated in robust island spices and served over a bed of coconut rice with roast corn and grilled pineapple.
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - One Night in Bangkok
Tom Kha Het - lemongrass and coconut infused broth topped with rice, mushrooms, cilantro and lime.
Pad Thai - a sweet and savory chicken and shrimp stir fry tossed with rice noodles, eggs, coconut milk, peanut butter and cilantro.