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Sweet Ending for Great Cookbook Giveaway

Cake delivery

Last semester, librarians re-homed @ 4000 cookbooks with Secchia Institute for Culinary Education students and chef faculty, as well as interested foodies on campus.  The books were part of a generous donation of @6000 cookbooks from the  extraordinary collection of the late Robert Lippert, a career culinary educator and Michigan & National Restaurant Association speaker.  Several titles that had been on the Library’s “want list” were obtained for our library collection.   The remaining  2000 cookbooks were donated to the Kent District Library’s Cascade Branch for a future book sale.

As a “thank you” to the Facilities employees and student workers who did  the HEAVY lifting involved in a donation of this size, we thought cake would be a great way to end the project. (OK – we think cake is a great addition for all occasions.)  Another big “thank you” goes out to Chef Audrey Heckwolf , professor of Baking, Retail Bakery, & Personal/Private Chef,  and Dr. Werner Absenger, Program head of the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, for graciously providing  THREE cakes for our project-ending get together.  Grace Higgins, the SICE student who created the cakes is shown (above left) when the cakes were delivered this morning! Yum!  Below, the smile on this library student assistant’s face was shared by all who partook. Yum!!!

 

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Last Call – for Cookbooks!

It’s the last week for you to select FREE cookbooks. You’ll find them on the 1st floor of GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons.  The books are FREE – and we have bags and boxes to make it easy for you to take what you want!Cookbook giveaway

 

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“Cookbook Heaven” Giveaway

Cookbook Heaven – you’ll find it on the 1st floor of GRCC’s Library & Learning Commons!  GRCC  recently received a cookbook Cookbook giveawaycollection of @ 6000 titles !!!!!  Librarians, students, and faculty of the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, and local ISD culinary programs have been selecting from it for the last week.  Now, we’re opening it up to everyone on campus! The books are FREE – and we have bags and boxes to make it easy for you to take what you want!

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