Cook's Holiday is an annual holiday feast enjoyed by many students, faculty, staff, and guests. Hosted since 1986, Cook's Holiday serves up a delicious array of holiday favorite meals, decorations and musical accompaniments. The beloved tradition is not to be missed. Tickets on sale now! 


December 14, 2017
  • Lunch 
    • Reservations 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • General Seating 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Dinner
    • General Seating 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
December 15, 2017
  • Lunch 
    • Reservations 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    • General Seating 11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Bolton Dining Commons - located on the corner of Lumpkin and Baxter Street


Tickets are one sale now and are available for sale online or in-person at the Tate Box Office (9am - 4pm, Monday - Friday)

Lunch Tickets - $16.95 for Adults and $8.50 for children ages 6-12
Dinner Tickets - $19.95 for Adults and $10 for children age 6-12
Children age 5 and younger will be admitted free. 
Questions regarding departmental charges should be directed to 706-583-0892 prior to ticket purchases.
All e-tickets will need to be printed and presented for entry into the event. 


Apple Cider

Turkey Station
Roasted Turkey
Cornbread Dressing
Honey Glazed Carrots
White Barbecue Sauce
Cranberry Sauce
Luna Bakery Rolls

Brisket Station
Smoked Beef Brisket
Whipped Potatoes
Fresh Steamed Asparagus with Lemon Brown Butter Sauce
Campus Catering Signature Barbecue Sauce
Creamy Horseradish Sauce
Luna Bakery Rolls

Ham Station
Maple Glazed Black Oak Ham
Sweet Potato Soufflé 
Smoked Pork Braised Collard Greens
Whole Grain Mustard
Luna Bakery Rolls
Shrimp and Grits Station
Creamy Southern Style Shrimp and Grits
Tabasco Sauce
Texas Pete

Vegetarian and Vegan Station
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Sautéed Green Beans and Red Peppers
Cauliflower and Goat Cheese Gratin
Luna Bakery Rolls

Salads and Soups
Apple, Walnut, Craisin, Quinoa, and Kale Salad
Golden Beet and Berry Salad with Feta
Butternut Squash Bisque
Crumbled Bacon
Sour Cream
Fresh Fruit

Desserts and Sweets
Sweet Potato & Caramel Bars

Carrot Cake Cupcake with Lemon Icing
Red Velvet Seven Layer Bars
Ginger Molasses Cookies Dipped in Orange White Chocolate
Sugar Cookies with Peppermint Cream Cheese Frosting
Vanilla Spiced Eggnog Crème Brulee

Mixed Berry Bars
Strawberry Chocolate Cheesecake Pops
Chocolate Espresso Cake with Salted Caramel and Toasted Meringue


Standard parking rates apply. Attendees are encouraged to carpool or use campus transit. Shuttle service will not be available this year. A drop off location will be available at the Legion Pool parking lot for patrons who need to be dropped off close to Bolton Dining Commons. 

Musical Accompaniments: 

  • The Musicsmiths
    • Performing at lunch on December 14th and 15th
  • The Allegro Quarter
    • Performing at Dinner on December 14th


Proceeds from this event help make The Let All the Big Dawgs Eat Meal Plan Scholarship Possible. Click here for more information.