The theme for this year’s dinner is "New York, New York, 1950s." RIT alumnus David Cohen, resident manager of the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City, is honorary chairperson.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the hospitality education fund for educational travel, equipment and scholarships.
Note: One of the first in the nation, RIT’s 109-year-old hospitality and service management department offers undergraduate degrees in food management, food marketing and distribution, hotel and resort management, nutrition management and travel and tourism management. Part of RIT’s College of Applied Science and Technology, the department offers graduate degrees in career and human resource development, health systems administration, hospitality-tourism management, instructional technology and service management.