Our annual spring luncheon will be held on Friday, May 17th, at Osteria Sicily, located at 330 West 46th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues), at 12:00 Noon.

All members are invited. We will let you know about non-member guests as soon as we have a firm count of how many of us (Quest members, CCNY staff, and students) will attend.

Please take a look at the menu options below, and get your menu selections to Michael Wellner, either in person at 25 Broadway (you may leave them with Raquel) or mail them to

Michael Wellner
25 Sutton Place South, Apt 3 – K
New York, NY 10022

We need your RSVP no later than Thursday, April 18th. The cost is $60.00. Make checks payable to “Quest Lifelong Learning.” There can be no refunds once your payment is received.

Event Coordinators: Leslie Goldman, Bob Hartmann, Marian Friedmann, Bob Gottfried, and Michael Wellner


One glass of wine is included at lunch; coffee and tea
will be available as well


Cicoria Salad
with Chicories, Poached Pear, Parmigiana Cheese and Anchovy Vinaigrette
Market Green Salad
with Seasonal Vegetables


Roasted Chicken Breast
with Squash, Red Pepper, Olives, and Mint
Alaskan King Salmon
with Seasoned Breadcrumbs, White Wine Lemon Sauce, Fingerling Potatoes, and Broccoli Rabe
Paccheri ala Norma
with Eggplant, Tomato, and Ricotta Salata
(paccheri is a large tube-shaped pasta)
A Vegan Entrée
with no eggs, cheese, milk or meat


Torta all’Olio d’Oliva
Olive Oil Cake with Blood Orange Marmaletta and whipped Cream
Torta Settevelli
A Seven-layer Chocolate/Hazelnut Mousse Cake

Beginning at noon, before we sit down for lunch, there will be a 45-minute wine reception (in the bar area). One glass of red or white wine will be available without charge, but please note that if you wish to have anything else alcoholic to drink at the bar, or more wine, you will need to pay for it separately.

The restaurant will be set with tables of eight. If you wish, please email your seating requests (not more than eight, please) directly to Bob Gottfried as soon as you can but not later than Thursday, April 18th. Alternatively, please feel free to let us know if you’d like us to arrange seating for you.