Dr. Michael Rudnick of Gulph Mills, Pa., and Martha Rudnick of Boca Raton, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Florence Rudnick, to Patrick Ryan Connolly, son of John Connolly and Mary Beth Metzger Connolly of St. Louis.

    Suzanne graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She currently works for Bloomingdales.

    Patrick attended Johnson & Wales in Providence, R.I., and is a James Beard award-winning chef. He is currently the executive chef at bobo in New York City.

    Suzanne is the granddaughter of Magda Hafter and the late Morris Hafter, and Karl Drobny of Vineland, N.J.; and Dr. Herman and Lois Rudnick, and the late Florence Rudnick of Wyncote. Patrick is the grandson of Betty Metzger and the late Paul "Jim" Metzger of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and the late John and Mary Ruth Connolly of St. Louis.

    The couple, who lives in New York City, is planning an August wedding in Philadelphia.