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Tickets now available USF Crosley Dinner Series

USF School of Hospitality and Tourism Management students to host elegant dining event at Powel Crosley Estate

BRADENTON, FLA. (Feb. 3, 2023) – Online ticket sales and reservations are now available for University of South Florida’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management’s Crosley Dinner Series starting Tuesday, Feb. 21. The dinner is scheduled from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 


Students in the program will receive a hands-on learning experience by assisting one of the estate’s preferred caterers, Simply Gourmet by Metz, in preparing, serving and hosting an evening of fine dining in one of the region’s most sought-after venues, the Powel Crosley Estate.


Individual tickets are on sale now for $75 per person and can be purchased at Sponsorships are also available for $500 and includes two tickets to the event, inclusion on a sponsors display at the dinner and inclusion in a Bradenton Herald ad promoting the event.


Proceeds support student scholarships and programs for USF's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the Sarasota-Manatee campus.


The next Crosley Dinner Series event will be April 4.


Contact Fran Bryant at [email protected] or (941) 359-4311 for more information.


The Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau promotes tourism to Bradenton, Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key through domestic and international advertising, public relations and marketing efforts. Located on Florida’s West Coast, the destination is known for its unspoiled beaches, rich history, the easy pace of island life and a downtown energized with arts, culture, discoveries and more. Get ready to immerse yourself into all the sites, smells, flavors and surprises that make the Bradenton Area a one-of-a-kind destination. For more information visit

USF's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

The School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at the University of South Florida provides quality education in hospitality management by creating an intellectual, collaborative, ethical and inclusive environment for students, faculty, industry and the community to produce innovative educational, leadership and research opportunities.



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