Savannah Culinary Institute to host Big Pig Fundraiser (Fall 2022)

SAVANNAH, GA – Savannah Culinary Institute student chefs will host a Big Pig Fundraiser feast to benefit the Patrick Ansley Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund for 2022. The pre-order meal pack (feeds six) features two smoked meats, three gourmet sides, two barbeque sauces, artisan bread, and dessert for $150.

Meals will be available to pick-up from 4 until 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 17 at the Eckburg Auditorium at Savannah Technical College (5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, 31406). Visit to pre-order meals by November 10.

Fall 2022 Big Pig Dinner Menu (feeds six):

  • Smoked hatch chili and cheddar sausage (2 lbs)
  • Applewood bacon wrapped pork loin (3 lbs)
  • Smoked gouda mac and cheese (1.5 qt)
  • Roasted root medley with brussels, pancetta, fingerling, parsnip and butternut squash (1.5 qt)
  • Green beans with caramelized shallots (1.5 qt)
  • Herb spiced apricot chutney (8 oz)
  • Heywood’s spicy mustard (8 oz)
  • Garlic asiago roasted potato rolls (6)
  • Banana caramel mile high cake (6″)

Savannah Culinary Institute classes will prepare the items as part of instruction for fall semester including Retail Production, Baking Principles (bread, dessert), Garde Manger (sausage and pork loin), Nutrition (sauces) and Principles of Cooking (sides).

The Patrick Ansley Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund was started in 2012 by Bill Dickinson to honor the late Patrick Williams. Five $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to STC culinary and hospitality students with a minimum 3.0 grade point average, who are selected by the College’s scholarship committee. Funds are applied toward tuition, fees, books, and required supplies.

The amount of the contribution for the Big Pig Fundraiser feast, which is deductible for federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess over the value of the goods or services provided by Savannah Technical College Foundation. The tax-deductible portion of your gift is estimated to be $100.

STC scholarship funds are managed by the Savannah Technical College Foundation, a 501 (c)3 organization whose sole purpose is to raise private funds to support the mission of Savannah Technical College. Gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

About Savannah Technical College’s Savannah Culinary Institute
The Savannah Culinary Institute, an American Culinary Federation-accredited culinary arts program, has been described as the “best in the U.S.A” by its ACF accreditation review board. According to the committee chair, the Culinary Institute of Savannah, offering ACF-accredited diploma and degree programs in culinary arts, has gone “well over and above the standards and expectations for a technical college teaching facility.” The committee recommended that the program receive the maximum accreditation time of seven years, when the average is three years. Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts associate degree graduates have a 100% placement rate in their field since 2015. The program has earned regional and national recognition with ACF-sponsored competitions. For more information visit the Savannah Culinary Institute page.

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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

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