WHAT: Johnson & Wales University welcomes Matt Selby as a Distinguished Visiting Chef to speak to students and the community. Chef Selby is the executive chef and partner for Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben’s in Denver. WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 10 – 11:30am WHERE: Jared S. Polis Auditorium, College of Business 1900 Olive, Denver, Colo. DETAILSChef Selby is a nationally recognized chef known for his creative food. The success of both of his restaurants has brought numerous top and best chef honors to Chef Selby from local publications, as well as the opportunity to represent Denver at The James Beard House in 2005. He regularly contributes his time to a variety of local charities including the Liver Foundation, The Children’s Hospital’s Too Many Chefs in the Kitchen event, Taste of the Nation, Operation Front line and many others. Don’t miss this special opportunity to gain tips and insight from Chef Selby, to hear about his experiences in the culinary industry, and to watch him create one of his mouth-watering masterpieces. This event is free and open to the public. MEDIA ADVISORY For Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 Contact: Lindsay Morgan Tracy, 303-256-9452 and 303-246-3789 (cell)
Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University (JWU)is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students at its four campuses in Providence, RI; North Miami, Fla.; Denver, Colo.; and Charlotte, NC. An innovative educational leader, the university offers programs in business, nutrition and health sciences, hospitality, culinary arts, technology and education. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal growth. The university’s impact is global, with alumni from 152 countries pursuing careers worldwide.