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Penn College’s Le Jeune Chef Honored by Wine Spectator

Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Le Jeune Chef Restaurant is among Wine Spectator magazine’s 2017 “Award of Excellence” winners.

Wine Spectator reaches over 3 million readers with each issue and is the largest paid wine-focused/wine-lifestyle magazine.

Its annual Restaurant Awards, which are published in the August issue, acknowledge the best wine lists in the world. Winning restaurants offer interesting wine selections that are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.

Penn College receives Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine
Penn College receives Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine

Wine Spectator grants its Restaurant Awards at three levels. The Award of Excellence, received by Le Jeune Chef, signifies sufficient choice to satisfy discerning wine lovers.

Le Jeune Chef’s wine list offers 410 selections, encompassing major varieties from the world’s key wine-producing regions. It has been recognized in the Wine Spectator Restaurant Guide each year since 1995.

The restaurant’s extensive wine list allows Penn College’s hospitality management and culinary arts students to gain hands-on experience in wine service and food-and-wine pairings, while the educational atmosphere allows patrons to learn more about wines, as well.

Just under 3,600 restaurants were recognized in Wine Spectator’s 2017 Restaurant Guide, 78 of them in Pennsylvania. In addition to Le Jeune Chef, the list includes Williamsport’s DiSalvo’s restaurant.

To learn more about hospitality management and culinary arts majors at Penn College, call 570-327-4505.

To make a reservation at Le Jeune Chef Restaurant, call 570-327-4776 or 570-320-CHEF. For information about events and menus, many created by students, visit the restaurant’s website.

For information about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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