UNH Gourmet Dinner: “Maple Movements” with Chef Dan Dumont

Gourmet Dinner: “Maple Movements” with Chef Dan Dumont
The University of New Hampshire Department of Hospitality Management
Stillings Dining Hall, UNH, 20 Ballard Street, Durham, NH
Friday, December 2 & Saturday, December 3, 2011,
Tickets: $60

Hospitality Management invites you to join us for our widely reputed Gourmet Dinners. The events will provide you the chance to share a glass of wine with old and new friends and eat beautiful food, all the while helping to support UNH hospitality management students. Our next Gourmet Dinner, “Maple Movements,” will be held on Friday, December 2nd and Saturday, December 3rd, at 6 p.m.

Featuring Guest Chef Dan Dumont
Executive Chef Dan Dumont, corporate chef at Ocean Properties, has received the title of certified master chef, the highest level of certification a chef can receive through the American Culinary Federation, a provider of culinary certification in the United States, offering 14 designations. With his certification, he becomes one of only 66 CMCs in the nation.

Dumont oversees the restaurants and all food service for Ocean Properties Hotels and Resorts, including The Wentworth by the Sea hotel and spa in New Castle, The Sagamore Resort in New York and the Samoset Resorts in Maine.

Dumont is responsible for all food service throughout the system, including managing regional chefs in the Northeast, Southeast, Southwest and Canadian markets. He has worked as executive chef at numerous hotels, such as Wentworth by the Sea, New Castle, N.H., and Delray Beach Marriott, Delray Beach, Fla. In New Hampshire, he worked as chef/owner of several restaurants. Dumont received his culinary training through an ACF apprenticeship at The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel, Dixville Notch, N.H., and at The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, where he earned an associate degree.

Dumont has competed on the international stage as a member of ACF Culinary Team USA, which won the 1994 Culinary World Cup in Luxembourg and placed fifth overall in the world at the 1996 “culinary Olympics” in Berlin, Germany. In 2005, he was inducted into the Bailli New Hampshire chapter of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs and received an ACE award from Marriott Hotels. He is a member of ACF Piscataqua Chapter.

For more information: http://www.wsbe.unh.edu/gourmetdinner

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