The Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program has announced its major fundraising event for 2021, “May Day LÅ«â€˜au To Go.”
The staff and students at the Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program are hard at work preparing for their largest fundraiser of the year. This is the first May Day LÅ«â€˜au To Go event, which replaces the programÊ»s annual in-person fundraising gala, Lâ€˜ulu, due to the Covid pandemic.
Abigail Langlas is one of the instructors guiding the event, and senior Jasmyne Wood, who will be graduating in May, has been tasked with Sous Chef duties, overseeing the preparation of the 1,500 meals.
â€œWe hope for a sell-out event as the proceeds from this fundraiser will go toward scholarships and other much needed funds for equipment and supplies that help support our students in the Culinary Arts Program,â€ said Langlas. â€œWe would also like to send a sincere mahalo to our sponsors â€“ Hawaii Meats, Y.Hata, Armstrong Produce, Aloun Farms, Wongâ€™s Product Company, Dole Foods, Diamond Head Seafood, Hanson Food Service, Eggs Hawaii, and KYD Inc.â€
Added Wood, â€œIt is a major challenge to be in charge of the food preparation for the lÅ«â€˜au, but my education here at the Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program has really prepared me to take it on, so IÊ»m very excited. ItÊ»s actually a great honor to be given this responsibility, especially as I look forward to graduating next month and embarking on my culinary life journey.â€
If you are not able to get tickets for the lÅ«â€˜au, please consider making a donation at https://giving.uhfoundation.org/funds/12354204.
MAY DAY LÅªâ€˜AU TO GO
Date:Â Â Saturday, May 1, 2021
Time:Â Â 11am-4pm
Location:Â Â Leeward Community College Parking Lot
â€¢ Â Hot Plate: Â Lau Lau, Kalua Pig, Chicken Long Rice, Beef Stew, Rice
â€¢. Cold Plate: Â Mac Salad, Lomi Lomi Salmon, Ê»Uala (Hawaiian Sweet Potato),Â Poi, Pineapple, Haupia Cake
Cost:Â Â $30 per meal (+ Eventbrite fee); $10 is tax deductible
Pre-sale only through 4/30/21:https://lccluautogo.eventbrite.com
Contact:Â Â Abigail Langlas, Instructor,Â firstname.lastname@example.org, Cell: 808-381-6641
About Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program
The Leeward Community College Culinary Arts Program is accredited by the American Culinary Education Foundation. The program is a fusion of hands-on experiences and classroom instruction to develop the skills and confidence essential for a wide range of culinary careers in the industry.Â For more details, please visitÂ http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/culn.
The program also runs the award-winning, fine-dining, on-campus restaurant, The Pearl. To find out about their menu, hours, and special events, please visit http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/thepearl.