Lunar New Year: Acclaimed chef and Food Network television personality Jet Tila will be headline University Housing & Dining Services' Lunar New Year: a journey through culture and cuisine on Feb 7.
Tila competed on “Iron Chef America” and is a judge on the popular show “Chopped.” Thanks to his background and education, Tila is comfortable in multiple roles as a nationally celebrated chef and consultant, a teacher and a student in the art of food. This celebration of the first day of the lunar calendar will take place on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Marketplace West’s Ring of Fire restaurant. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to1:30 p.m. and dinner will be served from 5to 7 p.m. Chef Jet will be demonstrating his cooking technique and his recipes from 12:30 to1:15 p.m. and 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. with time to meet with students, OSU staff and faculty and the general public. He will also be available for media interviews.
The menu will feature Chef Jet’s Asian Broccoli Salad with Crispy Noodles and Spicy Basil Pork. The menu will also include Roasted Duck Leg in Mandarin Orange Sauce, Braised Beef Short Ribs in Plum Sauce, Buddha’s Feast with Tofu (vegetarian), Crispy Spring Rolls, Sweet Sticky Sesame Rice Cakes and other culinary favorites. The meal will cost $9.