Prairie will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and selected Fridays beginning Wednesday, Sept. 10. The last date of service for the Fall semester will be Dec. 12. Note that Prairie will be closed Nov. 26-28 for Thanksgiving.
On Wednesdays and Thursdays, students in the course Contemporary Restaurant Principles will present a menu featuring items typically offered by an upscale dining establishment. The course is taught by Chef Instructor Rob Wygant.
View Menu for Wednesday and Thursday (PDF)
On selected Fridays, students in the course Italian Regional Cuisine will offer a specific regional menu each day of service. The course is taught by Chef Instructor Rob Wygant.
View Menu for Friday (PDF)
Following are the dates of service and the featured regions of Italy:
To make a reservation, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your reservation will be confirmed by return email.
Reservations will be confirmed beginning September 8.
Prairie is located in C001 at the Grayslake Campus on the C Wing lower level.
Students in the Garde Manger and Advanced Pastry classes will be hosting a reception featuring their final class projects from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets will be sold at Prairie and in the Business Division. All proceeds support student scholarships.
Hospitality and Culinary Management students will showcase their skills in CLC's student-managed restaurant, Prairie, by preparing and serving lunch for the CLC community (while enrolled in HCM classes). Students will experience all facets of running a restaurant and prepare menu items that use locally grown and produced ingredients. The CLC community will have the opportunity to taste dishes that are typically served in upscale dining establishments.
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