The 2017-2018 Global MBA Class

The 2017-2018 Global MBA Class

Friday, December 2, 2011

An overseas Thanksgiving feast for an American in Paris

By Global MBA student Lesley Green

"The Global MBA students enjoy the traditional Thanksgiving spread!"Global MBA students enjoying a Thanksgiving dinner

The 4-day Thanksgiving weekend is a big deal in the US. It's pretty much four days with tons of shopping, NFL football games and of course, a huge stuffed turkey.  Being in France for a year for my MBA obviously meant that I was going to miss out on all these wonderful traditions.  Yet, somehow I convinced a good portion of my MBA class to have a traditional American Thanksgiving with me!  15 people, a 6 kilo turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, gravy, creamed corn, carrots and rolls, plus a ton of desserts!  Everyone chipped in and brought a side dish and helped contribute to making our Global MBA unofficial "American" Thanksgiving great!  It was a wonderful night with great friends, food and fun! ...


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