26th Annual
WPSU Connoisseur's Dinner & Auction

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The Nittany Lion Inn
Alumni Ballroom

6:00 p.m. Reception and Silent Auction
7:30 p.m. Dinner
10:00 p.m. Event Concludes

Tickets $205

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Chef Nick Stellino

Nick Stellino was born and raised in Palermo, a city rich in culture, music and culinary tradition. Life there was good and he was surrounded by family. But from early childhood, Nick dreamed of moving to America. In 1975, at the age of 17, he achieved that goal and by the late 1980s, he had built a successful career as a stockbroker.

Chef Nick Stellino

Nick had come from a world where food, love, and family were deeply intertwined. He developed a passion for cooking at an early age, and decided to pursue a culinary career.

With no formal experience, Nick was told he couldn’t work as a chef. Not to be denied a job in the industry, he initially took a job as a dishwasher. He went on to apprentice with some of the best chefs in America.

Along with 12 published cookbooks his cooking shows are seen nationally on PBS and are syndicated throughout Latin America, Eastern Europe, South Africa, and the Middle East. His new show Nick Stellino: Storyteller in the Kitchen premiered on PBS in August 2017.




Please complete the following form so we may process your order. Take-out meals are $50 each. Cookbooks are $35 each. Alternatively, you can make your reservations by phone by calling Tamra Fatemi at 814-880-3005. Please note, meals and cookbooks are nonrefundable.

Take-out meal orders must be completed by noon on Saturday, January 29. No meal orders can be taken after that time and date.

Step 1: Make Your Selection

Number of Take-out Meals ($50 each): (You will make your entree selection(s) in Step 4.)

Cookbooks ($35 each): (You can request an inscription for each cookbook in Step 4.)

Total Amount: $

Step 2: Payment Information

Step 3: Personal Information


Telephone: - -

Please provide an email address so that we can send you a confirmation and updates about the event.

Step 4: Guest and Entreé Details

All meals will include a savory Mezza Platter, a choice of entree, and crispy Baklava for dessert. Please make your entree choice below

Meal Pick-up Time

Please select a meal pick-up time for Saturday, February 5

Cookbook Orders

If you would like Julie to inscribe a bookplate for your cookbook(s), include what you would like her to write here:


Hotel Accommodations

Special Saturday night accommodations are available at The Nittany Lion Inn. Call 800-233-7505.

Reference code WPSU18C.

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