Students Celebrate Thanksgiving with Traditional Dinner

Wesleyan's dining service Bon Appetit and the Usdan University Center sponsored a Thanksgiving Celebration Dinner for students Nov. 20. Students were served a traditional family-style dinner.

Wesleyan's dining service Bon Appetit and the Usdan University Center sponsored a Thanksgiving Celebration Dinner for students Nov. 20. Students were served a traditional family-style dinner.

Wesleyan faculty and staff volunteered to serve the students. Pictured, from left, are Janine Lockhart, financial planner and analyst; Noel Garrett, dean for the Class of 2011;  Jillian BairdBurnett, associate dean of admission; and Marina Melendez, dean for the Class of 2010.

Wesleyan faculty and staff volunteered to serve the students. Pictured, from left, are Janine Lockhart, financial planner and analyst; Noel Garrett, dean for the Class of 2011; Jillian BairdBurnett, associate dean of admission; and Marina Melendez, dean for the Class of 2010.

Wesleyan President Michael Roth and XXX (Photos by Bernice Laille)

Wesleyan President Michael Roth and John Hutchison, executive chef for Wesleyan Dining by Bon Appetit, pose for a quick picture during the dinner. Roth volunteered to serve food to the students at the event. (Photos by Bernice Laille)

Students feast on their turkey dinner.

At right, Scott Cole '09 feasts on a turkey leg.

Dinner was served with all traditional fixings.

Dinner was served with all traditional fixings.

Jeff Miller, associate director for facilities management, serves potatoes and gravy.

Jeff Miller, associate director for facilities management, serves potatoes and gravy.

Students tackle the buffet-style dessert line.

Cam Maloni '09 tackles the buffet-style dessert line.

Hungry students await their Thanksgiving feast. (Photos by Intisar Abioto '09)

Students finish their Thanksgiving feast. (Photos by Intisar Abioto '09)