Student-Inspired Theme for Thursday Dinner

Arkansas Tech University student Baily Atchison has been selected to lead planning for the Arkansas Tech University Department of Parks, Recreation and Hospitality Administration fall dinner series event on Thursday, Nov. 2, at Williamson Hall Dining Room.

Atchison, who is from Paris, Ark., has planned an Italian-themed meal for members of the Arkansas Tech campus community and residents of the surrounding area. Reserved seating times are available from 6-7 p.m.

Reservations may be made by calling (479) 968-0378 or by sending e-mail to

Cost for the Nov. 2 meal will be $19.95 per person (plus tax). All gratuities are invested in the Walters-Williams Scholarship.

Below is the menu for the Thursday, Nov. 2, dinner at Williamson Hall:

Tomato and Basil Crostini (Toasted French Baguette Topped with a Mixture of Fresh Diced Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Roasted Garlic, Olive Oil, Shaved Parmesan Cheese and Balsamic Drizzle)

Creamy Italian Tortellini Soup (A Rich and Creamy Soup Made with Sweet Italian Sausage and Cheese Tortellini in Chicken Broth)
House Salad (Iceberg and Romaine Lettuce Topped with Tomatoes, Carrots, Red Onions and Crunchy Croutons; Served with Choice of Dressing)

Chicken Parmesan (Fried Parmesan-Herb Breaded Chicken Breast Topped with Fresh Marinara Sauce and Melted Italian Cheese; Served with Spaghetti)
Italian Pork Chop (Pan-Fried Pork Chop; Served with Garlic Roasted Potatoes and Grilled Vegetables with Madeira Sauce)

Chocolate Cannoli (Crispy Cannoli Filled with a Blend of Chocolate and Sweetened Ricotta Cheese)