Dinner features West African cuisine

BY DI STAFF | NOVEMBER 15, 2010 7:20 AM

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African art Professor Christopher Roy will host a showcase of the cuisine and culture of Burkina Faso in an effort to raise money to assist the West African country.

"Cook for Burkina Faso" begins at 6 p.m. today in S401 Pappajohn Business Building. Admission is $10, and includes dinner and a presentation.

Along with Roy, the event is sponsored by the Mulitcultural Student Association, the African Student Association, Partners Facilitating African Development, and the NAACP.

The Multicultural Business Association works to promote diversity through educational events, networking, and professional development. Its purpose is to encourage professional development, cultural awareness, community service, and civic engagement.

"Cook for Burkina Faso" is the kickoff event for the initiative to aid the country, and it will provide guests with information about the project.

Roy will give a presentation on the life and art of the West African nation.

— by Jennifer Downing

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