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Caribbean Delicacies Kick Off Columbia's Cuisine Series

10-30-2009 12:02 PM CET | Fashion, Lifestyle, Trends

Press release from: Columbia International College

Oct 29, 2009, Hamilton, Ontario -- Presented by the Student Development Office of Columbia International College, the International Cuisine Series saw a full house on its opening – The Caribbean Prelude. With vibrant reds, greens and yellows adorning the Student Cafe, the Series got off to an amazing and promising start.

Caribbean Culinary Delights

It was an evening of delicious food, fun and island flair, with a menu sure to tantalize the palate of those present. The colorful decorations created a lively and cheerful atmosphere that complimented the sprightly flavors of Caribbean cuisine; a sumptuous lineup of black fish with mango salsa, Caribbean cabbage salad, and zucchini with yam stir-fry and, the crowd favorite, slow-cooked jerk chicken. Two delectable desserts, mixed fruit crisp and mango coconut rice pudding topped off the tropical meal.

Island-themed Cultural Immersion and Exchange

Other highlights included the Caribbean Trivial Pursuit, Caribbean music and the highly anticipated Limbo Dance. Prior to dinner, students were engaged in the mini trivial pursuit, searching for answers to Caribbean themed questions. An interesting tidbit on the most famous Jamaican singer song-writer was also revealed; his real name is Robert Nestar Marley! After dinner, students played the Limbo, it was huge hit. Starting off with nearly 30 students, the numbers quickly dwindled as they tried to maneuver their way under the pole, as it came closer to the ground. The jovial game saw students jiving to popular Caribbean tunes.

Promising Start to the International Cuisine Series

Columbia’s International Cuisine Series is spearheaded by the Student Development Office, with students playing an active role in the planning and execution of themed cultural evenings. The Caribbean Prelude was a showcase of diversity and harmony, organized by students, for students.

"It was really an amazing start to the International Cuisine Series this semester. It is only going to get better and we are excited to see the progress.” said Mr. Brandon Lewis of Student Development Office.

The International Cuisine Series is an excellent display of Columbia’s school spirit, with students’ engaging themselves in the exchange of rich Caribbean culture. It was an evening of cultural exposition and understanding as the Caribbean Prelude came to an end on a high note, with the night’s Limbo Queen claiming her trophy.

Established in 1979 in the Hamilton, Ontario, Columbia International College is Canada’s top private boarding school for boys and girls. Total Care Education System® guarantees an excellent bridge to prestigious universities and boasts exclusive partnerships with top universities in Canada. For the past 13 years, 100% of Columbia's graduates have been admitted to universities.

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