Left to right: SUNY Broome President Kevin E. Drumm, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Broome County Executive Jason Garnar on the steps of the former Carnegie Library.

Taking shape: State Assembly to pursue additional funding for the SUNY Broome Culinary Arts and Events Center

When it’s all done, the new SUNY Broome Culinary Arts and Events Center will feature amenities including garde manger and production kitchens, state-of-the-art classroom space, a fabrication lab for the Events Management program, a fully equipped beverage lab for mixology classes, a full-dining room, a computer lab, a state-of-the-art lecture hall for cooking demonstrations, office space, student lounges and a proposed community education cooking studio — along with historic charm.