Auburn breaks ground on Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center.
Auburn University celebrated the construction of a culinary science center unlike any other in the world with a ceremonial groundbreaking on April 12.
“The Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center is a symbolic representation of Auburn’s future,” said Auburn University President Steven Leath, “a future that is globally focused, service oriented and shapes the next generation of industry leaders.”
The 142,000-square-foot structure is distinct as it will blend an innovative learning environment with a luxury boutique hotel and restaurant. No other facility has a teaching hotel, teaching restaurant, a range of classrooms, demonstration and food production laboratories, a food hall, wine appreciation center, distilled spirits center and brewing science lab under one roof. (MORE)