Dining Services

World Cuisine

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Upcoming Specials

Portugal - Thursday, April 09, 2015 - Dinner

Previous Specials

Turkey - Thursday, March 26, 2015 - Dinner

Chile - Thursday, February 26, 2015

Russia - Thursday, February 6th at Dinner

El Salvadore- Thursday, April 10th at Dinner

Thailand - Thursday, March 13th at Dinner

Russia - Thursday, February 27th at Dinner

Ethiopia - Thursday, March 28th at Lunch

Ireland - Thursday, March 12th at Dinner

American Tour - West, Thursday, February 28th at Dinner

Canada - Thursday, November 29th at Dinner

Sri Lanka - Thursday, October 18th at Lunch

India - Thursday, April 5th at Lunch

Iron Chef - Thursday, April 26th at Dinner

China - Thursday, March 29th at Dinner

  • Hot and Sour Soup
  • Mongolian Lamb with Baby Bok Choy
  • Steamed Ocean Perch in Sweet & Spicy Bean Sauce with Salt & Pepper Squid
  • Braised Pork Belly & Pineapple Fried Rice
  • Brussel Sprouts with Mushrooms in Black Bean Sauce
  • Yam Rice
  • Mango Rice Pudding

Armenia - Thursday, March 15th at Lunch

Argentina - Thursday, March 1st at Dinner

An American Tour West - Thursday, February 23rd at Breakfast

Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday)- Tuesday, February 21st

An American Tour (Midwest) - Thursday, February 16th at Lunch

An American Tour (South) - Thursday, February 9th at Dinner

An American Tour (Northeast) - Thursday, February 2nd at Lunch

France - Thursday, December 15th at Dinner

MOROCCO - Thursday, November 10th at Lunch

  • Moroccan carrot salad
  • Kefta Kebab - Spicy beef kebab
  • Cous Cous Tfaya - Cous Cous with chicken & seven vegetables
  • Chorba al-Khadra bil Djej wa Roz - Chicken & vegetable soup
  • Moroccan rice with vegetables
  • Merquez - Moroccan lamb sausage

SPAIN - Thursday, October 27th at Dinner

  • Tapas - A variety of "Small Bite" preparations of meat, cheese, seafood and vegetables with artisan breads
  • Paella alla Valencia - Saffron from the Lily fields of La Mancha stars in this signature rice dish with chicken, seafood and chorizo sausage
  • la Paella del Jardin - Garden vegetables combined with fragrant saffron and vegan sausage simmered in rice
  • Cordero Asado de Asturias - Leg of lamb in apple cider and roasted with apples, onion and fresh thyme
  • Merluzza en Salsa Verde - Baked fresh Hake in a sauce of fresh parsley and white wine
  • Arroz con Leche y Helado de Canela - Rice pudding and cinnamon ice cream

Mardi Gras - Thursday, March 3rd at Lunch and Dinner

America - New England - Thursday, February 24th Dinner

America - Ramblin West - Thursday, February 17th Lunch

America "The Heartland" - Thursday, February 10th at Dinner

  • Wild Rice Soup
  • Kidney Bean Salad and Coleslaw
  • Ale Battered Walleye Pike with Old Fashioned Tartar Sauce
  • Sage Roasted Pork Loin with Granny Smith Apple Butter
  • Hash & Cream "Hot Dish"
  • Green Beans with Bacon & Onion
  • Lemon-Buttermilk Pound Cake with Blueberry Stew


Mexico - Thursday, December 9th at Dinner

West Africa - Thursday, December 2nd at Lunch

Switzerland - Thursday, November 11th at Dinner

Brazil - Thursday, October 28th at Dinner

Malaysia & Singapore - Thursday, October 21st at Lunch

Northern Italy - Thursday, October 14th at Dinner

Jamaica - Thursday, November 4th at Lunch