Prairie will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and selected Fridays beginning Wednesday, September 10. 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. Hours of service on Wednesdays and Thursdays are 11 am – 1:00 pm.
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. Hours of service on Fridays are 11 am – 12:30 pm. Following are the dates of service and the featured regions of Italy:
09/12 - Sicily and Sardinia
09/26 - Campania and Abruzzo
10/10 - Tuscany and Lazio
10/24 - Emilia-Romagna
11/07 - Lombardy, Trentino, Fruilli and Veneto
11/21 - Piedmont and Val d'Aosta
12/12 - Best of Italy week
The last date of service for the Fall semester will be December 12. Note that Prairie will be closed November 26-28 for Thanksgiving.
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 pm. 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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