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This full-service cafe is located on the first floor of the B Wing near the Student Commons.
Cafe Willow is open Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. View menu
Beginning August 23, the coffee shop remains open until 8:30 p.m. for Grab n Go items, a grill menu, coffee and smoothies. You may remove your mask while eating your meal in Café Willow, but masks should be replaced when you are finished eating. Please remain physically distanced while eating in Café Willow.
Vending machines available at:
Vending machine at South Building 2nd Floor
Vending machine at R-Building 1st Floor
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:
View Café Willow menu
Café Willow has earned 178.3 GreenPoints™ to achieve 3-Star Green Restaurant Certification. For more information on what this means, please visit dinegreen.com.
Dining Dollars cards can be used to purchase food at any CLC food service location or CLC bookstore. The CLC Dining Dollars card allows your unused financial aid funds to be applied to food purchases through the voucher process. Redeem the Dining Dollars card at any CLC food service location and receive a 5% discount off the total cost of your meal. Dining Dollars cards can be purchased at CLC bookstores or online.
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
The Café Willow Coffee Shop serving Seattle’s Best coffee products in addition to the items below:
Monday-Thursday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday: 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Order a special drink or food item to enjoy in the Atrium or carry out. The Atrium Coffee Shop serving Signature Starbucks coffee products in addition to the items below:
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 A012, lower level A Wing.
View Prairie Hours and Menu
Grayslake, off B Court
Monday-Thursday: 7:45 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Open selected Saturdays before each semester starts.
Pick up snacks, class supplies, computers, software, spirit wear and more in our new store.
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, snack, coffee and drink vending machines. Machines on the Grayslake Campus, located by the Atrium, D Wing and lower level T Wing, offer sandwiches, snacks and breakfast items. If needed, vending machine refunds can be made at any of the CLC Campus Bookstores.
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