KSU pop-up restaurants offer hearty serving of learning (Marietta Daily Journal)


KENNESAW, Ga. (Apr 18, 2017) — Every semester, students in the Michael A. Leven School of Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality get a hearty helping of hands-on learning.

For their capstone project, seniors in the Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality program organize and host pop-up restaurants on the Kennesaw State University campus. The students work through the entire process of running a restaurant — developing their concept, determining the menu, testing recipes, ordering food, creating the decor, preparing the meals and hosting guests for lunch and dinner.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu