Get ready to experience different cultures through food at our very own North Terrace!
International Business Association (IBA) in coordination with ASA, CGM and Office of Diversity is glad to invite you to the International Food Festival (IFF).
IFF is Anderson's largest food festival organized every year by the IBA to celebrate the cultural diversity at Anderson through food from all over the world! Each year students and clubs organize food stalls and share their culture story through authentic cuisines.
Open to the entire Anderson community.
*This event is held in place of Anderson Afternoons on Thu, May 16.
Attendees will have to buy tickets to access the festival.
(To setup a table please contact Ankush Gadodia/ Mounica Battula)
* IFF ticket will give you free access to domestic beer, wine, soda, and water, sponsored by ASA
* You may purchase additional coupons at the event (Venmo only)
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this event only for international students?
Absolutely not! This event is open to all Anderson students — G/F/E/MBA, MFE, MSBA, faculty, staff and PHD. If you have an adventurous palate, want to help promote Anderson’s diversity or are simply hungry for good food, then this event is for you! Note: members of the International Business Association (IBA) automatically get one complimentary ticket.
I’ve reserved my Thursdays for Anderson Afternoons. What happens to AA that week?
There will be no AA on May 16th in lieu of the International Food Festival, but we’ll still have unlimited AA drinks available. (IFF ticket purchase will be required to access)
Can my Sig-O join the event?
Yes! Feel free to purchase additional tickets for them online or on campus.
Am I supposed to wear my national costume to the event?
Traditional costumes are optional, but highly encouraged. Besides, where else can you get away with wearing a kimono to school?
Which countries/regions will be represented in this year’s IFF?
Last year, we had over a dozen cuisines represented. This year, we’re working to beat those numbers and bring you as many food and drink options as possible.
I'm tentatively scheduled to be somewhere else on Thursday. Is there an option for last minute tickets?
Yes! We’ll be setting up desks to sell tickets in the Anderson courtyard during the last week to the event as well as at AA on May 9th (we accept payment via Venmo or PayPal). There will be no cash sales of tickets. We HIGHLY recommend advance purchase and collection of wristband and coupons so that you can enter the festival without waiting in the long queue.
Can I buy more coupons to purchase more food/ drinks?
Yes! You can purchase extra coupons at the desks in the Anderson courtyard or at the festival. Extra coupons can be purchased only after purchasing the original ticket. $5 will give you 4 coupons. (we accept payment via Venmo or PayPal). There will be no cash sales of coupons.
I'm an individual interested in setting up my own booth at the event. Who can I get in touch with?
Please get in touch with Mounica Battula (Mounica.email@example.com) or Ankush Gadodia (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We look forward to seeing you there!
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