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Prairie, A CLC Student-Managed Restaurant


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Prairie is located in A012 at the Grayslake Campus on the lower level of the A Wing.

Prairie Restaurant Schedule

Prairie will be open Thursdays, beginning June 7.

Summer 2018 Session: June 7 - July 26 (except July 5)
Thursdays (see dates below), 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

This summer, students in European Cuisine will present a menu featuring traditional and contemporary specialties from the major culinary regions of Europe. The course is taught by Chef Instructors Rob Wygant and William Vena.

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  • June 7: France
  • June 14: United Kingdom
  • June 21: Italy
  • June 28: Scandinavia
  • July 12: Germany
  • July 19: Russia and Eastern Europe
  • July 26: Spain and Portugal

Prairie Restaurant

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.