Culinary Arts Life Information
October 13th, 2016
So enjoy the weekend, if you can, and prepare yourself for another round of learning and working with your excellent chef instructors. For those of you who are done for the semester, enjoy your break! Don't forget to keep your knife skills well-practiced and make sure to mark your calendar with your registration date for Spring 2017. And for those of you who are still hitting the books, but don't have another lab coming up, study hard! You've made it this far~ It's only a matter of time before the last half of a semester comes to an end.
For me, it's bye bye to Garde Manger and hello to Asian Continental, next week. If you also happen to be enrolled in Chef Yamada's class, I'm looking forward to meeting you and working with you! And in the event that you're not in that class, look for me in the cafeteria on Thursdays~ (Fundamentals II will also be working their magic once the class gets up and running. Be sure to see what Chef Matt has his students cook up. Knowing Chef Matt, it's bound to be tasty!)
Once more information about these two classes become available, you can be sure that I'll be sharing their days/hours of operation and anything I can about their food offerings.
Half a semester down, half a semester to go~
"Special Events" Dinner
--photo courtesy of Top of Waikiki
The Pearl's Special Event Dinner Menu
Hawaii Island Goat Dairy Cheese Rangoon
Panzanella Salad, Ho Farms Tomatoes, Burrata, Proscuitto, Nalo Farms Arugula
Chinese Style Pan Roasted Onaga with Shiitake Mushroom Dashi
Apple Curry Glazed Kurobuta Pork Loin, Mango Chutney, Roasted Mao Farms Vegetable, Butternut Squash Puree
Lemon Marscarpone Cheesecake
--sounds amazing, right? It's $70 per person. With wine pairings is $85.
Call 455-0298 for information and reservations.
CHANGES TO 2017-2018 FAFSA®
Starting with the 2017-2018 Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) application cycle:
- Students will be able to submit a FAFSA® earlier. Students will be able to file a 2017–2018 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2016.
- Students will use earlier income information. Beginning with the 2017–2018 FAFSA, students will be required to report income information from an earlier tax year.
For more information, read College Students and Parents: What You Need to Know About the 2017–2018 FAFSA® and Learn more about the FAFSA process.
Please do not hesitate to contact Leeward CC Financial Aid Office for any questions.
Spring 2017 Pre-Registration Information
Registration for the Spring 2017 semester begins in November! As your culinary arts peer mentor, I am happy to keep you guys well-informed when it comes to things like registration and applying for graduation. (The latter information will be covered after this section.)
For information about the course offerings for the Spring 2017 semester, please access the Leeward CC website. (As of right now, information is not available for us to see, but look for it to be updated on October 17th.)
Once you are able to look over your options for next semester, don't forget to schedule an appointment with Ann Dorado. Do so in advance, so you make sure that you get the time and date that works best for you. Don't put this off, otherwise you may lose out on a class that you need/want to take!
...don't know how to schedule an appointment? That's okay! We have an app -- I mean informative slide -- for that.
For your reference, here are the registration dates for next semester:
Monday, Nov. 7th ---- 36+ credits
Tuesday, Nov. 8th ---- 24 - 35 credits
Wednesday, Nov. 9th ----18 - 23 credits
Thursday, Nov 10th ----- 6 - 17 credits
Friday, Nov 11th ---- 0 - 5 credits
The pre-registration payment deadline is: Friday, December 9th.
For students who register during Nov. 7th - Dec. 9th, the PAYMENT DEADLINE is 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9th, 2016. Students are responsible for payment of tuition and fees incurred because of registration. The University reserves the right to cancel your registration.
*Note: if you register after Dec. 9th, you are responsible to make a payment or officially withdraw by the appropriate deadlines. Failure to do this could result in a FINANCIAL OBLIGATION HOLD.
Graduating This Semester?
For those of you who are graduating this semester, the Application for Degree/Certificate priority deadline is October 16th, which is not too far off. Here's the link for more information and the aforementioned application form:
Alan Wong's offers an open interview every week at either the main restaurant on S. King St. or at The Pineapple Room at Ala Moana Center. Bring your resume to either location on a Wednesday during one of these designated time periods:
Alan Wong's Honolulu -- 11am to 1pm (1857 S. King St., Suite #208)
The Pineapple Room by Alan Wong -- 2pm to 4pm (Macy's, 3rd Floor, Ala Moana Ctr.)
If you are unable to make it to their open interviews on Wednedays, then you can still submit your resume, cover letter, and completed application to be considered for an open position. Applications can be submitted through email, mail, fax, or dropped off at one of the restaurant locations or administrative offices.
1857 South King Street, Suite 208
Honolulu, HI 96826
Phone: (808) 949-1939
Fax: (808) 951-9520
Applications can be found online at http://alanwongs.com/corporate/career
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