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Let's Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Food!

The American Association of Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC)— MCC Chapter, and the Hospitality Department invite students, faculty, and staff to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month with us at Food for Thought on Wednesday, October 27!

National Hispanic Heritage Month is traditionally celebrated from September 15 to October 15, and recognizes the influence and contributions of Hispanic Americans to the history and culture in our community.  The AAWCC, with the assistance of the Hospitality Department has created a menu just for us that incorporates some delicious culinary influences.

(choose one of two entrées, dessert and beverage included)
Meat entrée option:
Beef Taco
—stewed ground beef and onions, Salsa Verde, Cotija cheese, Cilantro, cabbage, lime and pickled red onion, with Arroz con Pollo (Puerto Rican Style)—stewed chicken and rice with Sofrito, sautéed vegetables and olives

Vegetarian entrée option:
Vegetarian Taco
—stewed black beans and Sofrito, sautéed onions and peppers, Salsa Verde, Cotija cheese, Cilantro, lime, cabbage and pickled red onion, with Spanish Rice and Beans—flavorful rice with Pinto beans, stewed tomatoes, sautéed vegetables, green olives and traditional spices

Dessert:
Tres Leches Cake:
Vanilla flavored cake soaked in "Three Milks" and sprinkled with Cinnamon and toasted coconut

Beverage:
Horchata:
Mexican rice and nut drink flavored with cinnamon

Everyone is encouraged to dine in, but take-out is also available.

Dine-in hours:  11:30 am—1:00 pm
Take-out hours:  11:30 am—1:15 pm

Food for Thought (585) 292-3663 (X3663)

Special pricing for this event!  Students pay $4 per meal, LEN & AAWCC members pay $6 per meal, faculty/staff pay $8 per meal.  Dine-in guests will also be treated to homemade chips and salsa while seated.

Looking forward to seeing you on October 27th!

Attached Files:
Hispanic Heritage Month 2021.pdf

Lori Scipioni
AAWCC Executive Committee
10/19/2021