35 restaurants make at least 5 gallons of soup, stations are set up in our teaching kitchens, dining room, classrooms and hallways to offer up various tastings of soup, breads, pizza, desserts, drinks and pottery.
“To taste only” is misleading – you get to eat 35 two-ounce samples of soup. That is over 1/2 gallon of soup! Not to mention the breads, pizza, desserts and chocolates. So you actually get stuffed or stuck on your favorite things.
The event is fun, exciting and raises a decent amount of money for the cause. This year tickets sold for $40 which includes your choice of bowl or $30 to taste only.
We expect over 700 people this year, maybe more since the weather is amazing. 2 years ago we had to reschedule due to snow and then we competed with the Super Bowl when we finally got to host the event. This year will make up for that!
Additionally students get involved with volunteering. A concept some have never considered yet is so important for a vital community.
Hospice is a great cause for end of life care. I am glad we can do something for them who do so much for us when needed.
What do you volunteer for that helps build your community?
- White Veggie Soup (myitaliansmorgasbord.wordpress.com)
- Soup in General (inkinthekitchen.wordpress.com)
- A Good Appetite: One-Pot French Onion Soup (nytimes.com)
- It’s Soup Season (escapeeatenjoy.com)
- This week’s pot of soup. (dailynibbles.com)