Grier students and teachers are preparing for a school-wide, day-long global awareness event. Now that recipes have been determined and calculated to produce large quanities, the student groups are rehearsing for their performances and creating mementos. Students from the France group met in the library to assemble keychains featuring brightly colored French macarons and silver Eiffel towers.
The 2nd annual International Food Bazaar will feature twenty different groups, each presenting cuisine representative of a different nation, region, or ethnicity. In addition to the array of foods, the twenty groups will promote cultural awareness through decorated tables, performances, and a hand-made souvenir.
The International Food Bazaar is the current iteration of a long-held tradition at Grier of celebrating global culture. The concept of the largely student-led International Food Bazaar was conceived last year by Flora W.’18. Building on the success of last year’s event, the 2018 International Food Bazaar will feature nearly twice the cuisine and culture from around the world. Along with Administrative and Food Services support, History Department Head Mrs. Abby Curtis is the main coordinator of the event. The bazaar fulfills one component of a multipart objective to increase Global Awareness across the student body and the whole school is eagerly anticipating the event.