Cortland Foundation, Inc. and Tucker County Prostart program will partner again for the fifth annual Pasta Palooza.
From 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 11, Chef and Tucker County High School ProStart program instructor Carrie Shahan and her students will create unique pasta dishes for members of the community and Cortland Acres residents. Last year’s event drew rave reviews from the nearly 80 attendees, and the crowd is expected to be even bigger this year.
“We’re thrilled to join effort’s again with ProStart on for our annual ‘Pasta Palooza,’ ” said Lois Nelson of the Cortland Foundation. “We look forward to another evening of fabulous food and fellowship.”
Diners have the opportunity to pick from a selection of ingredients for their own custom meal.
Pastas include linguine, whole wheat penne, rainbow rotini and tortellini.
Sauces include marinara, Alfredo, tomato cream, pesto and olive oil.
Ingredients to add include parmesan cheese, sweet peas, mushrooms, fresh spinach, crushed garlic, roasted red peppers, diced tomatoes, red onions, Italian parsley, basil, meatballs, grilled chicken and sweet Italian sausage.
Desserts: cupcakes and fruit cup
“We will also have a Caesar salad, garlic bread, brewed ice tea and fresh squeezed lemonade to compliment the meal,” Nelson said. “This is not only a great meal and a fund-raiser for two worthy organizations, it’s an opportunity for students to show off their skills during a major event.
“We encourage people from all across the region to join us.”