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Prairie, A CLC Student-Managed Restaurant

Prairie will be closed during Spring Break, March 23-29, 2015.

Prairie Restaurant Schedule

Prairie will be open every Wednesday and Thursday, and selected Tuesdays and Fridays, beginning Wednesday, February 4.  The last date of service for the Spring 2015 semester will be May 8.  Note that Prairie will be closed the week of March 23 for Spring Break. 

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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)

Tuesdays (see dates below), 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

On selected Tuesdays, students in the course European Cuisine will offer a specific menu each day of service.  The course is taught by Chef Instructor Rob Wygant.

View Menu for Tuesday (PDF)

Following are the dates of service and the featured cuisine:

  • February 10 - France
  • February 24 - Italy
  • March 10 – Spain and Portugal
  • March 31 - Germany
  • April 14 – The British Isles
  • April 28 – Russia and Eastern Europe
  • May 5 – Best of Europe

Fridays (see dates below), 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

On selected Fridays, students in the course Latin American Cuisine will offer a specific 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 cuisine:

  • February 6 – Northern Mexico
  • February 20 – Central Mexico
  • March 6 – The Gulf and Yucatan
  • March 20 – Hispaniola and Puerto Rico
  • April 10 – Jamaica and Cuba
  • April 24 – Brazil and Peru
  • May 8 – Chile and Argentina

Reservations

To make a reservation, send an email to prairie@clcillinois.edu. Your reservation will be confirmed by return email.

Reservations will be confirmed beginning Monday, February 2.  

Location

Prairie is located in C001 at the Grayslake Campus on the C Wing lower level.

Mark Your Calendars

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 5:30–7:30 p.m.

  • Reception hosted by students in CLC’s Garde Manger and Advanced Pastry Classes
  • Tickets available at the Business Division Office, T102
  • Adult $15, Children $5 (12 and under)

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.