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Loyola's Executive Chef, Scott Commings, is a finalist on Hell's Kitchen

The Executive Chef at Loyola's Retreat and Ecology Campus, Scott Commings, is now a finalist on the popular FOX reality show, Hell's Kitchen. Chef Commings was originally one of 20 chef's participating in the 12th season of the show in which contestants are critiqued by celebrity Chef, Gordon Ramsay, and battle it out in an intense culinary competition. Down to only 2 contestants, Chef Scott is still in the running! Tune in this Thursday, July 24th, at 7:00pm to view the finale. View a short clip, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dn_NsbKDniw

In the News

Loyola's new demo kitchen featured in the Woodstock Independent

Loyola's new Duchossois Food Systems Lab and Kitchen is gaining publicity in by the local news. Check out this recent article by the Woodstock Independent in which Chef Scott Commings and Farm Manager, Emily Zach are featured. Read more, http://www.thewoodstockindependent.com/May-2014/Loyola-debuts-new-kitchen/

Group Team Building

Are you up for a Challenge?

Looking for a fun and interactive challenge for your group to participate in this spring or summer? Loyola's challenge course at the Retreat and Ecology Campus is one of the largest and most exciting ropes courses in Illinois. Participants will have the opportunity to transfer learning on the course to their everyday lives through a reflective process, while developing trust, communication, and leadership capacities.

Culinary Team Building Events

New Duchossois Food Systems Lab and Kitchen now open at LUREC

Loyola's Retreat and Ecology Campus is thrilled to announce that its new demonstration kitchen, the Duchossois Food Systems Lab and Kitchen, is now open for classes and events. The goal of the kitchen is to bring the experience of a professional kitchen to students, community members, and others, including those not familiar with food preparation. The kitchen, in conjunction with the campus farm, will allow students and guests to learn techniques that will lead to better, smarter, and healthier ways of living. Some team popular team building offerings include an Iron Chef Experience, Employee Incentive Program, and Farm Workshops.

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Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus
2710 S. Country Club Road · Woodstock, IL 60098 · Phone: 815.338.1032 · lurec@luc.edu

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