The gala, called “Spirit of Polynesia,” will feature classic Tiki cocktails and mocktails, as well as native dishes influenced by Southeast Asia, Europe and South America. It will also showcase program developments, introduce students in the program and recognize sponsors and donors.
Students will go behind the scenes at various venues and attractions and interact with local professionals at numerous cultural points of interest.
“New York, New York” was a festive evening of iconic New York City foods, classic cocktails and music that showcased program developments, introduced hospitality program students and featured student DJs from PDC’s Paws Radio.
The gala will showcase program developments, introduce hospitality program students and feature student DJs from PDC’s Paws Radio.
“A Taste of Spain,” held on March 13, showcased the university’s hospitality management program and featured famous foods from Spain and a flamenco guitarist from Madrid. Students in the program shared their stories about how impactful the program has been for them.
“A Taste of Spain,” an evening of sangria, tapas, paella, roast pork and flamenco music, will take place on Sunday, March 13, from 5-8 p.m. at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert.
The Mardi Gras Moonrise Magic Reception will take place March 8 at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage, to raise funds for scholarships and program support for its hospitality management program.