The Culinary Institute of America is hosting a series of Latin themed pop up dinners.
The Culinary Institute of America is hosting a series of Latin themed pop up dinners.
Photo by Sandra Cruz

Food lovers have a special treat coming up at The Culinary Institute of America at San Antonio. The culinary college is announcing five special pop-up Latin-themed dinners coming up from February through April. These dinners are being hosted by the Director of Latin Studies Sergio Remolina and his students in the CIA’s Latin Cuisines kitchen on campus. Guests will have a front row seat to personally see how these dinners are prepared and they’ll also have a chance to interact with the students and Chef Remolina. They will be immersed in the sights and smells of the different Latin American cuisines in a small setting of sixteen while sharing a communal table.

The dinners are part of the student’s participation in the Latin Cuisines concentration program. This program gives them an in-depth look into the history and culture Central and South America and the Caribbean. Upcoming dinners include ‘Cooking with Corn’ on Friday February 5, ‘Tour of Mexico’ on Friday February 26, ‘The Caribbean’ on Friday March 11, ‘The Andean Cuisine’ on Friday April 1 and ‘The South Cone (Uruguay, Argentina and Chile) on Thursday April 14, 2016. Space is limited since the sitting is for sixteen people only. The price is $65 per person prepaid and includes wine and beverage pairings. The dinners are at 6:30p.m and reservations can be made online. (Giant Noise, 2016)

The Culinary Institute of America was founded in 1946 and is the world’s premiere culinary college. It is an independent, not for profit facility that offers associates degrees in the culinary arts and baking and pastry arts. Students can also earn bachelor’s degrees in management, culinary science and applied food studies. With campuses in New York, California, Texas and Singapore it trains thousands of students that are bound for the food service and hospitality industry.

The Culinary Institute of America – San Antonio
312 Pearl Parkway, Suite 2102
San Antonio, TX 78215
(210) 554-6400