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February 5, 2018

Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications
Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI  48161
(734) 384-4207 (O), (419) 343-3063 (M) 


MONROE, Mich. – Tickets are available for a number of Monroe County Community College’s upcoming gourmet buffets, which are prepared by the second-year culinary skills and management program students under the direction of Chef Kevin Thomas and Chef Vicki LaValle.

“I am so excited about the upcoming Winter Buffet Season that will be put on by our culinary skills and management program students,” LaValle said.  “We have such a talented and creative group of students, and I can’t wait to see the amazing foods they will create for our guests.”

On Friday, March 16, diners will be treated to an “International Street Food” buffet.  The second buffet, scheduled for Friday, March 23, is entitled “Global Cuisine.”  The third, an “Asian Edibles” buffet, will take place on Friday, April 6, and will be an evening buffet in conjunction with the 2018 One Book, One Community of Monroe County program.  The fourth buffet, “Holiday Favorites,” will take place on Friday, April 13. The final buffet on Friday, April 20 is a “Comfort Foods” buffet.

Each buffet begins at 11:30 a.m. with the exception of the evening buffet on April 6, which starts at 5 p.m.  All will be held in the Dining Room of the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building on MCCC’s Main campus, which is located at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe. 

Reservations and advance payment are required and can be made by calling the MCCC Ticket Hotline at (734) 384-4272.

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.  

The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at