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Dining Around the World Fundraiser

Dining Around the World Fundraiser

Utah Global Diplomacy is delighted to announce its upcoming fundraising event, “Dining Around the World,” taking place on July 12th, 2023. The event aims to promote internationalism and support for the Utah Global Diplomacy programs by bringing together international cuisines, community, and media sources. 

Event Details: Date: July 12th, 2023 Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: Salt Lake Culinary Education Address: 2233 S 300 E, South Salt Lake, UT 84115  Theme: Exploring global flavors through the signature dishes of 6 different countries.

“Dining Around the World” promises to be an extraordinary evening filled with delectable dishes, cultural diversity, and meaningful connections. As an organization dedicated to promoting global diplomacy, Utah Global Diplomacy recognizes the power of food in fostering understanding and appreciation among nations.

Key Highlights of the Event:

  • Culinary Journey: Guests will embark on a gastronomic adventure as they savor an exquisite variety of signature dishes from the international cultures of six different local chefs and five vendors: including Ukraine, Sudan, Bhutan, Serbia, Italy, Turkey, Peru, Belgium, and Puerto Rico. The event will help not only fundraise for Utah Global Diplomacy, but help support and create awareness for these small, locally owned restaurants.
  • Cultural Immersion: Each course will be thoughtfully curated to showcase the unique flavors, traditions, and culinary heritage of different countries, allowing attendees to immerse themselves in a global dining experience. The foods include, Borscht, Varenyky, Crepes, Garlic Shrimp, Peruvian Coffee, Turkish chocolate, beignets, and Belgian cheese. Guests should plan to attend hungry.
  • Networking: Guests will have the opportunity to rub shoulders with community leaders, business professionals, and foodies. 
  • Fundraising for Diplomatic Initiatives: Proceeds from the event will directly contribute to Utah Global Diplomacy’s youth program that focuses on providing equitable opportunities for leadership development, international conference scholarships, professional networking, and fellowships for high school and college aged youth interested in advancing international understanding, peace, and cooperation.

Utah Global Diplomacy cordially invites members of the food-focused media community in Utah to attend “Dining Around the World” and share in the celebration of global flavors. This event presents an excellent opportunity to engage with like-minded individuals, experience culinary delights from around the world, and support diplomatic endeavors.

To secure your place at this remarkable event, RSVP by Friday July 7th, 2023 to Ruth Hardy at ruth@utahglobaldiplomacy. Please note that space is limited.

For more information about Utah Global Diplomacy and the event, visit