6th Annual Around the World®

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6th Annual Around the World®

November 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm EST - 10:00 pm EST

You are invited to join Van Andel Institute’s JBoard Ambassadors at the sixth annual Around the World event!

Around the World is a fantastic opportunity for young professionals to network with one another, learn about the JBoard, and support the Institute’s world-class biomedical research and science education programs. You can check out photos from last year’s event by clicking here.

A ticket to the event includes:

  • Valet parking
  • Strolling dinner provided by some of Grand Rapids’ finest restaurants
  • The opportunity to sample 50 different types of wine, bourbon and beer




Food menu

Spirits menu

Asian pho station
Chicken, vegetables and shrimp
Broccoli, snow peas, carrots and wood ears
Nappa and green onions
Thai basil, pickled ginger, cilantro and lime
Jalapenos, chili paste and garlic chili
Fortune cookies
Vietnamese iced coffee
Sapporo beer

Northern European
Mini shepherd’s pie
Mini beef wellington
Welch rarebit with toast points
Scotch eggs
Bread pudding with bourbon sauce
Irish coffee
Saugatuck Blueberry Maple Stout

Gryo carving station with toppings
Tzatziki sauce
Tabbouleh and greek salad

All American
Beef sliders
Mini hot dogs
Mini Philly cheese-steak with mushrooms or onions and peppers
Mini root beer floats
Mini Coca Cola
Assorted Michigan beers

Eagle rare
Jim Beam
Maker’s Mark
Jack Daniels
Dewar’s Scotch
Jameson Irish Whiskey
Famous Grouse Scotch
Buffalo Trace
Knob Creek
Elijah Craig
Glenfidich Scotch

Fine Food & Wine Sponsor

Champagne Sponsors

Chardonnay Sponsor

Pinot Noir Sponsors

Silent Auction Sponsors



November 11, 2016
6:00 pm EST - 10:00 pm EST
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