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Food Services

Lancers - Open through August 4, 2016

Grayslake, Room B001B
Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

A deli-style restaurant, located in the lower level of the B Wing near the bookstore. The menu includes a variety of sandwiches, pizza slices, soups, salads, desserts, drinks, plus a daily special, all made fresh daily.

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Prairie - A CLC Student-Managed Restaurant

Hospitality and Culinary Management students showcase their skills in CLC’s student-managed restaurant by preparing and serving lunch for the CLC community. The restaurant provides a full sit-down dining experience and offers dishes that are typically served in upscale dining establishments. Located in Room C001, lower level C Wing.

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Kaldi’s Coffee Café in the Atrium - Now Open

Grayslake, Atrium
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fridays: 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (August 12-19)
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Order a special drink or food item to enjoy in the Atrium or carry out.


  • Hot and cold specialty coffee drinks
  • Pre-made Fresh & Go Salads
  • Sandwiches and wraps
  • Home baked goods

Café Willow - Opening Fall Semester 2016


Hours of operation:

  • Food Stations: Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
  • Grab & Go/Coffee Bar: Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (includes Deli). Friday: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Breakfast: 7-10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch stations: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hours vary for semester breaks and Summer Session.

Choose from a wide selection of delicious, fresh and healthy food options at our beautiful new café overlooking Willow Lake. The bright new dining area will seat 300 people. Every day, our food stations will offer different menus from five distinct food concepts:

  • International Fusion
  • Chef’s Table (home cooking)
  • Trattoria and Pizzeria (Italian)
  • La Comida (Mexican)
  • Grill Favorites

Café Willow Coffee Bar - Opening Fall Semester 2016

Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. (includes Deli)
Friday: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Café Willow Coffee Bar will feature:

  • Deli food, wraps and sandwiches, fresh greens and things (salad bar)
  • Hot and Cold Specialty Coffee Drinks, Fruit Smoothies
  • Fresh & Go Salads, sandwiches, wraps and home baked goods

LancerZone Campus Store - Opening Fall Semester 2016

Grayslake, off B Court
Monday-Thursday:  7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: Closed

Open selected Saturdays before each semester starts.

Pick up snacks, class supplies, computers, software, spirit wear and more in our new store.

CLC Bookstore

The CLC Bookstore at all three campuses offers a variety of cold drinks, snacks and meal items. Grayslake campus LancerZone and Lancer Book Stop and the Southlake and Lakeshore bookstores offer a variety of cold drinks, snacks and meal items.


Each campus has food vending machines. Machines on the Grayslake Campus, located by the Atrium and in the D Wing, offer sandwiches, snacks, yogurt and milk.