InternationalInaugural Dinner

Fredonia as a Global Community 

Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 6 p.m.
Williams Center Multipurpose Room
Business Attire

Watch Videos from the Dinner Here

Join President Horvath and distinguished guests as we celebrate SUNY Fredonia's commitment to international education and global citizenship. Net proceeds will benefit the new Fredonia as a Global Community Fund in the Fredonia College Foundation.

Cocktail hour will be from 6 to 6:30, featuring complimentary champagne and sparking grape juice, local beers and wines, and passed hors d'oeuvres. Non-students will receive two drink coupons per person upon arrival; a cash bar will also be available.

Intl Dinner

Sponsored by

Community Bank

The festive sit-down dinner will be served buffet style starting at 6:30. The menu will feature foods from Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Vegetarian options will be included.

During dessert, there will be a short program with remarks from President Horvath, students, and representatives from some of our overseas partner institutions, as well as some slides and videos of a few of the 75 countries with whom we have had exchange programs.

Public Tickets are be available at four price levels.

Student Tickets  are priced as follows:

Dinner Only: $35  


If using meal plan or points
Bronze Patron: $75 ($40 per person is tax-deductible*)


If using FredFunds
Silver Patron: $125 ($90 per person is tax-deductible*)


If using FredCard debit account
Gold Patron: $250 ($215 per person is tax-deductible*)


If paying cash

*The Fredonia College Foundation will issue gift receipts for the tax-deductible portion of your contribution.  Receipts will be sent within about two weeks of the event.

The Menu

Cocktail Hour: Butlered Hors D'oeuvres
Chicken Quesadillas ♦  Veggie Quesadillas  ♦  Spanikopita
Champagne  ♦  Sparkling Grape Juice for students in attendance  ♦  Local Beers and Wine

Asian Station

Mediterranean Station Latin American Station

Korean Galbi Shortribs
Beef shortribs marinated in traditional seasonings grilled to doneness
Stir Fry
Cashew chicken and vegetarian offerings tossed with local vegetables, Asian condiment sauces and steamed white rice
Assorted Sushi
Vegetarian and seafood offerings served with traditional condiments

Carved Lamb Gyro
Carved lamb leg served with pitas, tzatziki sauce, onions and tomatoes
Served with pitas and traditional condiments and accoutrements
A bulgur wheat salad tossed with tomatoes, parsley, mint, onion and garlic finished with olive oil and lemon juice
Seafood Moqueca
A Brazilian seafood stew enhanced with coconut milk, tomatoes and sweet bell peppers
Tostones Rellenos
Fried plantain cups stuffed with pico de gallo
Cubanos Frijoles
Traditional Cuban rice and beans
Dessert and beverages served at the tables:
Spanish Flan
A baked sweet custard finished with  fresh berries, caramel sauce and whipped cream

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