Cuisine from the Collections

Cuisine from the Collections

Cuisine from the Collections
at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
Saturday, November 2, 2013
7–10 p.m.

Ticket sales have ended. Please contact Heather Sullivan at 215-405-1542 for more information.

Cuisine from the Collections is the Academy’s fun event featuring edibles from the everyday to the exotic. The cocktail party features food and drink inspired by the 18 million specimens in the Academy’s scientific collections. A variety of food stations will include ingredients not usually found in the kitchen, from bugs and snakes, to snails and more! 

Plants from the botany herbarium are easily represented in food, but even collections not normally thought of as edible will be on display. Academy scientists will be on hand with scientific specimens to answer questions guests may have about what exactly it is they are enjoying.

Challenge Your Palate, an extreme level of tasting, will feature unique tastings from notable local chefs, while the Academy’s catering partner, 12th Street Catering will provide delicious fare that everyone can enjoy.

Saturday, November 2, 2013, 7–10 p.m.
Tickets $150, Patron $250. Sponsorships available.

To receive an invitation or for more information, call 215-405-1542 or email

See photos from last year's event:

Host Committee

Elizabeth Bales and Michael Dell'Angelo, Co-Chairs 
Leanne and Rob McMenamin, Co-Chairs

Beth Overley Adamson
Bill and Liz Andersen
Jennifer Anderson
Jennifer and Hugh Anderson
Pierce and Cindy Archer
John and Jane Bales
Rick and Mary Kay Bergan
Christine and Wade Berrettini
Alice and Christian Bullitt
Erica and Bob Carpenter
Todd and Anna Cassidy
Nancy Cleveland
Emily and Matt Clifton
Putnam and Amy Coes
Wendy and Paolo Costa
Woody and Carolyn Cullen
Ted and Emily Daeschler
Bob and Tara Davis
Laura Drexel
Christopher and Whitney Ebmeyer
Jennifer and Jamie Farnham
Louis and Dodie Farrelly
Tranda S. Fischelis
Jeff and Suzanne Fleming
Liz Foo
Anne and David Ford
Lauren and Dan Forman
Jennifer and Christopher Franklin
Katy and Jason Friedland
Stephanie Fuller
Rod and Pam Gagne
Katherine Gajewski
George and Pooh Gephart
Bonnie Grant
Tim and Sandy Greenwood
Jane and Paul Heintz
Tessa Hooper
Francie Ingersoll and Matt Taylor
Ray and Dorothy Ix
Hugh and Sarah Johnson
Blair Kindlick
Karl and Michelle Kreitsch
Sally and Joe Layden
Page Leidy
Michelle and Mac Osterneck
Tricia and Scott Mackay
Mark Mattson and Jean-Claire Fitschen
Steve Maurer
Martha and Wistar Morris
Keely and Joe Morrissey
Patrick Oates and Evelyn Sample-Oates
Colby and Matt Paul
Liz and Philip Pearson
Bob and Susan Peck
Serge and Stephanie Pepper
Ned and Kathy Putnam
Ann and Frank Reed
Jennifer and Brian Robbins
Barry and Betsy Rorer
Charles Rose and Mindy Goldberg-Rose
Tim and Holly Shoup
Ann and Martin Snyder
Charlie and Liz Tyson
Greg and Coryell Urban
Pete and Debby Utsinger
Liz and Brian Vanderwaag
Avie and Susan Wheeler
Miles and Dana Wilson
Caryl Wolf

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