NIC’s “An Evening in Venice” takes place Saturday, Nov. 18 from 5:30 - 9 p.m. at 40 Knots Winery.

Experience an Evening in Venice with North Island College

Join North Island College tourism & hospitality management students this month for the special event and fundraiser An Evening in Venice.

The evening features a five-course meal, with wine and food pairings from 40 Knots Winery, NIC Chef Xavier Bauby and professional cook students.

The festivities are organized and co-ordinated by NIC tourism and hospitality management students as part of their applied learning in the tourism beverage theory and management course.

Bauby’s planned menu includes a mussel bisque, wine-poached pear salad, braised duck jambonette with roasted garlic polenta and seasonal vegetables, as well as delicious appetizers and desserts.

The event will also feature a live auction and door prizes, with proceeds supporting NIC student participation in behind-the-scenes tours of top regional, provincial and international resorts.

This year’s class is raising money for a five-day field trip to Las Vegas in January.

“This program is about applied learning,” said NIC tourism instructor Pedro Caraballo Acosta. “By planning local events and travelling to the best hotels and resorts around the world, students make industry connections and learn from the best. What better way to learn about tourism and hospitality locally and abroad than seeing it for yourself?”

The event runs Saturday, Nov. 18 from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at 40 Knots Winery. Tickets are $96 and on sale now at https://squareup.com/store/north-island-college.

For more information, call Pedro Caraballo Acosta at 250-334-500 ext. 4240 or email Pedro.CaraballoAcosta@nic.bc.ca

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Cumberland keeps pushing for groundwater protection

Council will raise issue with Province again through Union of BC Municipalities

Annual music event in Comox Valley celebrates online instead

Vancouver Island MusicFest holds virtual celebration set for July 10

Cumberland wants more done to stop drug deaths

Motions include writing Dr. Bonnie Henry, holding naloxone workshop

Courtenay theatre gets support for livestream ‘hybrid’ shows this year

Island Coastal Economic Trust funds help Sid Williams Theatre with infrastructure, training

Military police training in Comox Valley

Latest quarterly session for training is July 6-8

B.C. accommodators need phone lines to light up as in-province travel given green light

Travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have decimated the tourism and hospitality industries

300 Cache Creek residents on evacuation alert due to flood risk as river rises

Heavy rainfall on Canada Day has river rising steadily, threatening 175 properties

PHOTOS: GP Vanier Grad

Some submitted photos from the 2020 grad celebrations at GP Vanier in Courtenay

First glimpse of Canada’s true COVID-19 infection rate expected mid-July

At least 105,000 Canadians have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus was identified

Police ramp up efforts to get impaired drivers off B.C. roads this summer

July is dedicated to the Summer CounterAttack Impaired Driving Campaign

Migrant workers stage multi-city action for full status amid COVID-19 risks

‘COVID-19 has exacerbated an existing crisis’

Okanagan school drops ‘Rebels’ sports team name, citing links with U.S. Civil War

Name and formerly-used images “fly in the face” of the district’s human rights policy, says board chair

PHOTOS: B.C.’s top doc picks up personalized Fluevog shoes, tours mural exhibition

Murals of Gratitude exhibit includes at least one portrait of Henry alongside paintings of health-care workers

In troubled times: Independence Day in a land of confusion

Buffeted by invisible forces and just plain worn out, the United States of America celebrates its 244th birthday

Most Read