2nd Annual Stainless Steel Chef

Heard of “Iron Chef?”

Here’s our spin on this well known show! YOU ARE INVITED TO COME WATCH this exciting competition, as three teams battle against each other to make the best dishes, as a panel of judges evaluate presentation, taste, and originality!

Catering will be available so FREE FOOD FOR EVERYONE!

For student cook groups who are interested in participating in this event, you must send a message by May 13th 11:59pm to:


Please include the following within the e-mail with the subject title being “CSA Stainless Steel Chef” or anything that is related to that:

Names of all group members (exactly 3)
Phone Numbers and e-mails
Dish they are planning to make for try-outs


We are still holding our last chance submissions on Tuesday if you still want to compete in our “Iron Chef” style event at the Village Kitchen next Thursday (May 28th).

If you’re interested, please contact anxwong@ucsc.edu or mglee@ucsc.edu before next Tuesday (May 26th).

THANKS!!! I hope to see you all there! Remember, its free food for everyone!!! Come drop on by!


CSA in the 2009 Multi Cultural Festival!


Come find CSA at the Multi Cultural Festival this Saturday, May 16 from 12-6pm!
Our food booth will be offering fresh boba milk tea and grass jelly drinks.

This is the 30th Annual MULTI CULTURAL FESTIVAL, one of the biggest events of the year at UCSC! Come together with all of the under-represented communities of UCSC and celebrate the beauty of diversity.

The festival will have a variety of different cultural foods, such as Latino, Indian, and Chinese, made by the many different student organizations.

There will also be exciting live entertainment, including music/dance performances from many groups.



We’ll see you in the sun!

banquet flyer

Hey Everyone!

My apologies for the delay! Here is the flyer for this year’s banquet. We hope to see you all there!!!

We will be selling tickets at both the Quarry Plaza and College 9/10 Dining Hall everyday from 11am – 5pm! Come out to buy your tickets! Or you can purchase them from any Core member!! Look for the event on Facebook: CSA Lunar New Year Banquet!

The event is on Saturday, February 28.

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Lunar New Year Banquet ’09


This year is the the year of the Ox so lets celebrate it in style. There will be food and performers such as lion dancers, hip hop, skit and much more!

Afterward, there will be a dance so lets get down in style! REMEMBER, IT IS A SEMIFORMAL EVENT SO DRESS ACCORDINGLY!


Doors open at 4:30 pm

The event will start at 5:30pm and end at 11pm

5:30pm-7pm A 7 course meal dinner

7pm-9pm  Performances


9pm-11pm Time to dance the night away!

Presale tickets are $10

At the door tickets are $15 [availability at door is not guaranteed]

Dance only $3

*CSA members ARE selling tickets at the Bookstore Area for all of February M-F 11am-5pm OR you can personally ask + buy from any CSA Core Member.


CSA Fall Reception 10.22.2008

Hey everyone!!

Come out to this year’s Chinese Student Association’s Fall Reception! This year it will be at the Oakes Learning Center (above the Oakes Cafe) on Wednesday October 22nd, from 7 to 10pm. It’s a great chance to meet the new officers and hang out with your friend!!

We’ll be talking more about who we are as a student organization on campus, and what we have to contribute to the student body. We, as an Asian awareness student group, want to offer the campus and the community more information about the Chinese and Asian cultures.

We hope you come prepared, because we will have a night of fun, games, performances, and free food catered by Mei Garden.

Check out our event page on facebook & our flyers all around campus!

CSA Bowling Night!!

Hey everyone!! Coming up on Tuesday October 14th, 2008 from 8:00pm – 11:00pm, is our Bowling Night! It’s a great opportunity to meet new people, CSA members, and have a great time bowling with your friends!

Rides will be provided to this event as it is off campus at the Boardwalk Bowl near the Boardwalk. If you do need a ride, please meet at the Bookstore parking lot at 8:00pm. The drivers will be leaving on time and there will be no rides after 8:30pm

Please also remember to bring cash with you to play a few rounds. If you have your own ball or shoes, great! Bring them with you!

That’s all for now! More information to come later. Keep checking in!