Dishing with the Dean

Dishing with the Dean

Date and Time

  • Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Zoom link provided with registration

5998 Alcala Park San Diego, CA 92110




Alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, friends and community members are invited to join Chell Roberts, Dean of USD's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, for a fun, easy cooking demonstration.

Breaded Flash Frying: The Essence of Many Great Dishes

Join Dean Chell Roberts as he demonstrates the art of breaded flash frying techniques. This is a fundamental foundation for eggplant parmesan, chicken parmesan, wienerschnitzel and chicken milanesa. Entertaining commentary will undoubtedly be sprinkled throughout! No cooking experience necessary. Cook along with him or just watch and learn. 
Ingredients for Eggplant Parmesan:

1 eggplant – globe type

2 eggs

2 cups breadcrumbs (Progresso Italian recommended)
1 cup flour

3 cups oil (high temp neutral oil is best (grapeseed) – you can mix oils. 

2 cups grated parmesan cheese

2 cups grated mozzarella cheese

3 cups marinara sauce 

1.5 cups fresh basil



Contact Elisa Lurkis at for details!


Co-hosted by the Alumni Association and USD's Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering.


Dishing with the Dean

This event is open to the public

Post Contact

Elisa Lurkis