Fran Folsom 2016 Culinary Arts Scholarship

Fran Folsom Culinary Arts Scholarship Dinner RSVP

The Foundation for Pikes Peak Community College is cooking up an evening of culinary delights and surprises to celebrate Fran Folsom, who whisked Colorado Springs onto the culinary map.  Please join Honorary Co-Chairs Kathy Loo and Jim Raughton for a four-course feast, expertly designed and prepared by PPCC’s Culinary Arts students working with Guest Mentors and PPCC alumni Executive Chefs Supansa Banker and Nathan Dirnberger.  Proceeds from the evening will fund the highly competitive Fran Folsom Culinary Arts Scholarship.

We thank event sponsor nosh for underwriting the event and to Sovereignty Wines and Seattle Fish Co. for their generosity in supporting our Culinary Arts students and this event.

Event Details:

Sunday, April 24, 2016

  • 5 p.m. Complimentary wine & hors d’oeuvres at the Gallery of Contemporary Art (GOCA)
  • 6 p.m. Dinner at nosh


nosh & GOCA
Plaza of the Rockies
South Tower, 1st Floor
121 South Tejon Street
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Event Registration

Please follow one of the registration links below to purchase your seats. Sponsor seats are available at $250 for two guests. Individual tickets are $95 per person or $160 for two. For your convenience we also have tables of four guests for $320 and tables of six guests for $480. Payment is required at time of registration using our secure payment system via PayPal. You can also add the event to your calendar.

Fran Folsom Dinner Ticket Options

Fran Folsom Dinner Table Options

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More About the Fran Folsom Culinary Arts Scholarship

The Fran Folsom Culinary Arts Scholarship provides full tuition for the final year of study by six Culinary Arts students. Students must achieve academic and practical excellence to be recommended by the Culinary Arts faculty for this singular award. 

More About the Culinary Program at PPCC

The PPCC Culinary Arts Program is the largest of its kind in the community. It serves more than 350 students and graduated more than 100 students this past year. The program received an Exemplary Status by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accreditation Committee and has a 95-percent job placement rate.