Release Date: 
Thursday, October 26, 2023

HFC's Fifty-One O One hosts Courses XXIV Scholarship Dinner

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/04/2023 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
John McDonald Student & Culinary Arts Center (Building M) on the main campus
Culinary instructor and student prepare a table of desserts.

Please join us for the Courses XXIV Scholarship Dinner at Fifty-One O One – HFC’s student-run restaurant in the John McDonald Student & Culinary Arts Center (Building M on the main campus) – on Saturday, November 4, at 6:00 p.m. to benefit student scholarships.

We’re looking forward to seeing you as we celebrate our students who will become the next generation of Detroit’s greatest chefs.


Jeffery Click, CSC, CHE
Instructor, Chef de Cuisine, International Buffets

Joseph Cosenza, MBA, CEC, CHE
Instructor, Chef de Cuisine, Fifty-One-O One Restaurant

Eric Gackenbach, MBA, CEC, CHE
Department Chair, ACFEF Program Coordinator

Lauren Wallace, MBA, CHE, DRA, WSA
Instructor, Manager, Fifty-One O One Restaurant

Dinner Details

The following items will be served at the Courses XXIV Scholarship Dinner:

  • Hors d’oeuvres: Assorted canapés
  • Puree of Sunchoke: Brown butter, arugula pudding, pickled radish
  • Caramelized Fennel: Marcona almonds, navel orange confit, caraway
  • Confit of Pork: Romano beans, deviled quail egg, sauce ravigote
  • Eye of the Ribeye: Trumpet royale, glazed carrots, pommes maxim, Bordelaise sauce
  • Roasted Plum: Lime, coconut, almond, rum

In addition:

  • There will be coffee and tea service
  • Homemade bread will be served
  • Beer and wine will be available to purchase for guests ages 21 and over with a valid photo ID


The schedule for the Courses XXIV Scholarship Dinner is:

  • 6:00 p.m.: Cocktails
  • 6:30 p.m.: Dinner


Tickets are $65 per person. Of that amount, $30 is a tax-deductible donation to the HFC Hospitality Scholarship Fund.

Tickets can be purchased online via credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover accepted).

Purchase tickets today

To purchase tickets, you may also send checks or bring cash to the HFC Foundation Office on the third floor of the Welcome Center at 5101 Evergreen Rd. in Dearborn, MI 48128-1495. Please note in the memo section that payment is for the Hospitality Courses Dinner.


Parking is free. Please park in the Campus Safety lot or adjacent faculty lots.

For questions or further information, call 313-206-5101 or