Scholarship Dinner with Adrianne Calvo

Acclaimed JWU alum Calvo returns to JWU on Feb 1.As the North Miami Campus’ latest Distinguished Visiting Chef, Adrianne Calvo '04 brings big flavors — and a lot of heart. She credits JWU with teaching her “the essential skills to become a good chef and to be competitive with the best that are out there.”

On February 1, she’ll be giving back by cooking a 4-course dinner alongside JWU students to benefit the College of Culinary Arts Scholarship Fund.

The event starts at 6pm with a reception, followed by dinner (with wine pairings) at 7pm in the University Center. The menu:

  • Hors d’oeuvres: grilled shrimp with mint cilantro chutney and veal meatballs with whipped ricotta and arrabiata
  • Soup: butternut squash with crispy chorizo and scallion
  • Appetizer: roasted bone marrow with balsamic glazed cippolini onions and rustic grilled bread
  • Entree: Maine lobster tail/claw with foie gras and whipped corn
  • Dessert: Nutella croissant bread pudding with vanilla gelato

Cost: $85/per person. To RSVP, contact Irene Coroalles at 305-892-7578 or by email.

About Chef Adrianne Recently named one of “the next super chefs” by Miami luxury lifestyle magazine Aventura, Calvo has packed a lot into 27 years: the acclaimed chef/owner of Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard and Wine Bar is also the author of two cookbooks, Maximum Flavor and Driven By Flavor, Fueled by Fire, and spokesperson for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s Make It Count Foundation.