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RIO BRAZILIAN CUISINE
Thursday, April 21
Thursday, April 28
Thursday, May 5
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Faculty Dining Room
1 Pace Plaza, NYC
1/2 price drinks and appetizers from 5:00-6:30 p.m.!
All major credit cards, One Card and cash are accepted.
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Students in the Restaurant Management & Operations course course develop a business plan including menu designs, products and services as well as a Marketing Plan in cooperation with Pace University's food distributors. Students spend the first 12 weeks developing a theme, designing a menu, surveying students, and working with experts in the field.
For Spring 2011, the Restaurant Management and Operations course introduces Rio , a restaurant serving Brazilian cuisine with Rio de Janeiro Carnival theme. Rio will be open on April 21, April 28, and May 5 from 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room of 1 Pace Plaza on the New York City campus. In Fall 2010, the Restaurant Management and Operations course presented Southern Comfort on November 30 and December 7th from 5:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m. in the Gottesman Room of the Kessel Student Center. Students in the Restaurant Management and Operations course opened Fusion Modern Burgers (Spring 2009) and Besito Picante Mexican Restaurant (Spring 2009) on the New York City campus and Tapas (Fall 2009) abd Munchy's Bar and Grill (Fall 2008) and on the Pleasantville campus.
The class manages all aspects of the operation, including service, management, and food preparation. All major credit cards, One Card and cash are accepted. In honor of Autism Awareness Month, all donations, tips, and profit from Rio will go towards The Carnival of Love Foundation, a local nonprofit organization that helps families with autistic children and family members. Donations are tax deductible.