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"Dragon's Breath" pints in the freezer at the Franklin Ice Cream Bar. Photo credit: The Franklin Fountain.

Drexel Ice Cream Now Available at Franklin Fountain

The student-designed “Dragon’s Breath” ice cream flavor will now be available for purchase at the Old City ice cream parlor.
"Dragon's Breath," which was developed by Drexel student Nora Vaughan, will be distributed by Franklin Fountain in April.

Free Drexel Ice Cream for Dragons on April 10

One student’s winning flavor in a Franklin Fountain University-themed ice cream contest will be distributed for free to 500 Drexel faculty, staff and students.
The student-designed ice cream and the rubric used to grade them. From left to right: "Dragon's Breath," "Fire Breathing Dragon" (in waffle bowl) and "Blue(berry) and Gold."

Franklin Fountain Hosts Drexel-Themed Ice Cream Contest

Culinary students from Drexel’s Center for Food & Hospitality Management developed ice cream flavors inspired by the University to be sold at local ice cream parlor Franklin Fountain.
Five students from the Center for Food and Hospitality Management created, and ate, their own sushi at a special demonstration.

One Way to Destress From Midterms? Making Sushi

During week five of the winter term, Drexel’s Center for Food and Hospitality Management hosted a sushi workshop for students to take a break and make (and eat!) sushi.
The Center for Food & Hospitality Management along with the Office of Veteran Student Services held a Veteran’s Lunch in the Academic Bistro in November 2018.

Drexel’s $12, Three-Course Meal is Back

The Academic Bistro is reopening this winter 2019 term to offer the best dining deal on Drexel’s University City Campus.
Academic Bistro.

Order Up! Drexel’s Academic Bistro Receives New Refresh

Drexel University’s full-service restaurant and bar is ready for the new academic year after a receiving a summer makeover.
The new Frozen Horchata from Saxbys was created for Drexel's Class of 2018 and will be available at the two Saxbys locations on the University City Campus. Photo courtesy Saxbys.

Saxbys Creates One-of-a-Kind Drink for Drexel Seniors

In honor of the Drexel University Class of 2018’s upcoming graduation, Saxbys designed a special iced beverage for the graduating seniors.
Philly Chef Conference 2018

Drexel’s 2018 Philly Chef Conference Tackles Sexism, Wellness and Business Development
 

Now in its fifth year, the 2018 Philly Chef Conference will once again convene the regional and national food community to discuss the latest food and beverage industry issues and trends with demonstrations on current professional techniques. Experts from coast-to-coast will talk trends in food styling and beverage programs, as well as sexism in the kitchen and wellness for chefs. The conference hosted by Drexel University’s Center for Food and Hospitality Management will take place Sunday through Monday, March 11–12, 2018. 

Melissa Martin, left, and Katelyn Comerford stand with the finished Eastern State Penitentiary gingerbread house at the Logan Hotel.

Gingerbread Houses, Philly Style

Four Drexel University culinary students created two Philly-themed gingerbread houses that are now displayed in the Logan Hotel.

photo credit, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Will People Eat Relish Made from ‘Waste’ Ingredients? Drexel Study Finds They May Even Prefer It
 

A new Drexel University study found strong potential for consumer acceptance of a new category of foods created from discarded ingredients.

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Training the Next Generation of Chefs and Culinary Professionals to Reduce Food Waste

When the James Beard Foundation (JBF), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, sought out culinary instructors and professors to help design and implement a curriculum to inspire a new generation of chefs and culinary professionals to substantially reduce food waste, Drexel’s Center for Food & Hospitality stepped up to the plate.

A dish from the Food Lab's food-waste training.

Drexel University Food Lab Gathers Chefs to Fight Food Waste

In collaboration with the James Beard Foundation, Drexel’s Food Lab brought together some of the best food minds in the city for a day of training to minimize waste, including a series of student-created dishes incorporating the theme.