Beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Clifford Stone room of Butler's El Dorado Welcome Center, conference-goers are invited to attend a mixer featuring wine and beer from local distributors.Best choice schools top culinary schools 2017

Following the mixer, students in Butler's award-winning Culinary Arts Program -- led by Professor and Chef John Michael -- will present the conference with an exciting dinner. The students will showcase their meals and compete for "best dish" votes from all who attend.

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