Thursday, July 29, 2004
More Bang for Your Buck: Professional School Discounts
What does dining out have in common with going to the dentist? Give up?... both can be affordable, if you know where to go. In tonight's More Bang For Your Buck, we're going to show you why professional schools can offer a great service at a great price.
(WSVN) -- For less than $100 dollars you could buy...
A gourmet dinner for two, a newly polished set of pearly whites and a fancy new due for fido.
Sound impossible? Well consider turning to the professionals in training.
Dr.Robert Oller, Nova Southeatern University: "Basically it's a teaching facility providing health care to this community."
At Nova's Dental Clinic in Davie, practice makes prefect for these future doctors.
Dr. Oller: "The students are responsible for performing a number of different procedures and the procedures are done under the direct supervision of their faculty."
Here, everythingfrom braces to bleachings are offered,
Try a routine cleaning for $45 dollars or a filling for about $50 dollars.
Now, if your furry friend is looking a little scruffy, fancy paws in hollywood is grooming a great deal.
Daniel: The main important thing is to make it look beautiful."
Master Groomer Daniel Therault says creating beauty is a skill his students are perfecting one paw at a time.
Daniel: "We train them until they do exactly as it needs to be done."
These students may not be underdogs, but while they're still learning, their rates are reduced.
The average price - anywhere from $15 to $30 dollars depending on the size of the dog.
Daniel: "All breeds, any kind of groom they need."
Of course, if you're in the mood to wine and dine, check out the chef's palette, the student run restaurant at the art institute of Fort Lauderdale.
Chef Jeremy Reed, The Art Institute Of Fort Lauderdale: "They're all trying to work very hard to make sure that dish is right."
In this kitchen, the student chefs are slicing, dicing, and serving up american gourmet cuisine.
Jeremy: "Our prices are moderate and they get great food and with very good attention."
A four course meal for lunch will run you under $20 dollars, dinner under $30 dollars.
Jeremy: "We have a beautiful quail, stuffed quail, with apricots and prunes things of that nature."
But for the new chef's, the best dish of all is cooking up a career.
Student Ronald Johnson: "I enjoy it because it gives me more to look forward to and also inspires me to do better."
The chef's palate is open for lunch tuesday thur saturday and for dinner only on friday and saturday, but they do ask that you call ahead and make a reservation.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Nova Dental School
3200 South University Dr.
New Patients are accepted every 3 weeks
Fancy Paws - Pet Grooming
2022 Hollywood Blvd.
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
1650 SE 17th Street, Fort Lauderdale.
Open for Lunch
Tuesday - Friday, 12:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Open for Dinner
Tuesday - Saturday, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Private parties are accommodated upon request and reservations are preferred by calling 954-760-7957.