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Suffolk Does The Thanksgiving Cooking, Culinary Students Prepare 120 Dinners for Home Bound Seniors and Patients of Dominican Sisters of Hampton BaysSuffolk County Community College’s Culinary Arts program students will prepare about 120 dinners for long-term patients and home-bound seniors of the Dominican Sisters of Hampton Bays in what has become an annual and happy undertaking for the culinary program and its students.
This marks the seventh year Suffolk County Community College has happily done the holiday cooking.
The dinner preparation will take place on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts & Hospitality Center, 20 Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901.
About 40 students and faculty chefs from the college’s culinary program will prepare the meal whose ingredients were provided by the Dominican Sisters -- a dozen, 20 pound turkeys; 100 pounds of mashed potatoes; 50 pounds of sweet potatoes; 80 pounds of stuffing; 25 pounds of assorted vegetables and 18 each of apple and pumpkin pies. And, of course, gravy – 5 gallons of it!