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URI chief to become chef on Presidents’ Day

Media Contact: Wendy Roworth, 401-874-2773

President Carothers to cook his favorite dish for students

WHO: University of Rhode Island President Robert L. Carothers, students and URI Dining Services staff.

WHAT: Students invited to have their University president cook for them on Presidents’ Day. Carothers will prepare his favorite dish--penne with vegetables and shrimp in a seasoned butter sauce. Dining Services Director Kathleen Gianquitti will present Carothers with his own personal chef’s hat and chef’s jacket emblazoned with “Chef Bob.”

WHEN: Monday, Feb. 18, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Hope Commons Dining Center, 19 Butterfield, Road, at the Home Style station in Mainfare, second floor of Hope Commons.



To make coverage arrangements and to join us for lunch, please contact Dave Lavallee, URI Department of Communications and Marketing at 874-2116.



February 15, 2008