September 2013



September 2013
Club Highlights
A Monthly Publication from The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club
SDIFF feStivale Preview Party
Al Fresco dining and a movie, anyone?
Italian. Great taste in cinema and food.
To kick off the San Diego Italian Film Festival's fall season and feStivale, UCSD Faculty Club will be hosting a
special reception for Faculty Club and SDIFF members Saturday, September 21st at 6 PM. A showing of the
Italian classic Il postino (Michael Radford, 1994) will follow, anticipating the fall arrival of SDIFF guest
Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Il postino's leading actress.
Il postino is the story of Mario, the mailman of Procida, his friendship with Pablo Neruda, recently arrived as an
exile from Chile, and the beautiful Beatrice. With a phenomenal cast, including not just Ms. Cucinotta but Philippe
Noiret and the legendary Neapolitan comic Massimo Troisi, Il postino is an exquisite meditation on the poetry of
everyday life, by turns comical and poignant, shot on location and featuring an unforgettable score. It has become
one of “those” Italian films, the ones you must watch at least once and are happy to see again.
Maria Grazia Cucinotta is a Sicilian actress and film producer. Her role in Il postino brought her international
attention and acclaim; now, as actress and producer, she has amazed critics with films like Viola di mare, which
SDIFF will screen this October as part of feStivale. SDIFF will have the honor of hosting Ms. Cucinotta
October 25th and 26th.
UCSD Faculty Club and SDIFF members will enjoy more than just the film, however. The evening begins at 6pm
with a no-host bar and a superb selection of hot and cold antipasti and pastas. The movie will be shown at 7:45pm
where the SDIFF will preview the October feStivale upcoming events.
Crostini Bar featuring Sundried Tomatoes & Olive Tapenade, Tomato Basil Bruschetta & Eggplant Caviar
Antipasto Platters of Dry Salami, Cotto Salami, Finochiona Salami, Mortadella, Provolone & Asiago Cheese,
Red Cherry Peppers, Pepperoncini, Assorted Mediterranean Olives & Grilled Polenta Squares
Marinated Vegetables may include, Cauliflower, Zucchini, Roasted Red Pepper ,
Fennel, Red Onion, Broccoli, & Mushroom...Aioli Dip
Flat Bread, Grissini & Ciabattta with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Pasta & Sausage Station Linguine, Shell Pasta & Cheese Tortellini, White Clam Sauce, Arabiatta Sauce &
Pesto Alfredo Sauce, Grilled Italian Sausage in Mini Bun.
Sautéed Onions, Red & Green Bell Peppers with Marinara Sauce
Dolci Tiramisu in Espresso Cups & Cannoli Butter Cookies
Faculty Club Members & Guests $35.00 (includes one complimentary drink)
For reservations stop by the front desk or call (858) 534-0876
Cancellation Policy— Reservation must be cancelled at least 24 hrs before event to avoid charges.
The Club is the Hub— Summer Events at the Club
Chancellor Pradeep Khosla –Scooping Ice Cream
August 7th
Robert Mosher, Alain Cohen &
Penny Alexander - Scooping Ice
Cream August 21st
VC Gary Matthews, Sally Ashburn
& VC Steve Relyea –Scooping
Ice Cream August 14th
Alumni Weekend Brunch - June 9th
Membership Benefits
• Make use of the Faculty Club website ( Be sure to check the Members
section for daily lunch buffet menu information as well as information about all the fun
going on. Member events are an excellent benefit of Faculty Club membership. These
diverse programs are unique events that cannot easily be found elsewhere and at very
reasonable prices.
• Members receive a discount on room rental for their personal, business and social events.
For more information please contact our catering department (858) 534-0876.
• Additional benefits include Association of Colleges and University Clubs reciprocity with
nearly 100 clubs worldwide, several with overnight accommodations. Visit for more details.
• Save time and money with lunch coupons. The cost is $90.00 for a book of 10. Buy two
books and enjoy a free lunch!
• Please check our lost and found. Over the years, we gather an impressive amount of
sunglasses and lost keys at the front desk. Be sure to check with us when something turns
up missing. We try to hold on to items as long as possible to ensure they find their way
back to their rightful owners.
 Members can also check out our Facebook page for our daily lunch menus,
future events and updates.
The UC San Diego Weight
Management Team
Invites you to
Join us for a Complimentary Smoothie Bar:
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 11am – 3pm
UCSD Faculty Club Courtyard
Pick up some information about the UCSD Weight Management Program.
UCSD Employees receive a 20% discount on services.
If you missed last year’s Oktoberfest, then you are in
luck. The Faculty Club and UC San Diego Alumni are
once again working together to bring you another
exciting night of fun food, local beer (brewed by UC
San Diego Alumni) and live entertainment.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Get ready to celebrate 25 years of good food, good
drinks and good friends at the Silver Anniversary
Supper Club Friday, November 15, 2013.
Watch the newsletter and visit our website for
further details.
Members Holiday Party
Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 4:00 PM
$10.00 (Members Only)
for reservations call (858) 534-0876
Dates to Remember
December 15: Members Holiday
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Temo Rincon – Banquet Mgr.
[email protected]
Julia Engstrom—Catering Mgr.
[email protected]
Lilia Huato— Membership,
Accounts & Special Events
[email protected]
Stefanie Chow—Catering Assistant
[email protected]
Member Hours:
8:00 am—4:30 pm
Lunch Service:
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
The Ida and Cecil Green Faculty Club
November 15: Faculty Club’s 25th
Anniversary Celebration
Ed Koengeter – Chef
[email protected]
9500 Gilman Drive – 0121
La Jolla, CA 92093-0121
October 23: Social Sciences Supper
Tom Mignano – Exec. Director
[email protected]
Phone: 858-534-0876
Fax: 858-534-5719
Email: [email protected]
Penny Alexander
Barbara Baehr
Ernest Belezzuoli
Marjorie Caserio
Lynda Claassen
Clare Kristofco
Gary Matthews
Nolan Penn
Patti Petersen
Richard Somerville
Bob Starkey
Suzi Sterner
Art Exhibition: June—September
Photographs by Ansel Adams
September 17: FC Board Meeting—
Members Welcome
September 21: SDIFF feStivale
Preview Party
October 3: Economics Roundtable
October 3: Oceanids—Sounding
October 19: Oktoberfest
Serving the
UCSD community
Sally Ashburn – President
Alain J.-J. Cohen – Vice Pres
Ed Mayer – Secty/Treas
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