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Cafe Willow Serving Area

Food Services

Food Services available for Fall 2020

Grayslake Campus

Cafe Willow
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.-8:30 p.m., Friday 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. View menu

Vending machines available at:

  • A-Wing Lower Level
  • D-Wing 1st and 2nd Floors
  • T-Wing 1st and 2nd Floors
  • L-Wing Atrium
  • Building E
  • Building K Adult Education
  • Building 12 Athletics

Lakeshore Campus
Vending machine at South Building 2nd Floor

Southlake Campus
Vending machine at R-Building 1st Floor

Café Willow

  • Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
    Breakfast: 7-10:30 a.m. | Lunch: 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:

  • World Flavors (Variety of made-to-order ethnic cuisines from around the globe)
  • Marketplace Entrees (Comfort food)
  • Bravo (Italian favorites)
  • Chilaca (Southwestern favorites)
  • The Grille (Grilled food with daily features)

View Café Willow menu


Green Restaurant Certified badge

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 Card

Dining Dollars card

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.


Café Willow Coffee Shop

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:

  • Seattle’s Best hot and cold coffee drinks
  • Good to Go ready-made sandwiches, salads, fruit and yogurt parfaits, fresh fruit and snacks
  • Made on demand toasted deli delights
  • Assorted freshly baked breakfast pastries, cookies, and desserts
  • Fresh fruit smoothies, including a weekly “smoothie of the week”
  • Iced cold bottled and canned beverages

Atrium Coffee Shop

Grayslake, Atrium
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.
Sunday: Closed

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:

  • Signature Starbucks hot or cold coffee and blended drinks
  • Good to Go ready-made sandwiches, salads, fruit and yogurt parfaits, fresh fruit and snacks
  • Assorted freshly baked breakfast pastries, cookies, and desserts
  • Fresh fruit smoothies, including a weekly “smoothie of the week”
  • Iced cold bottled and canned beverages

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 A012, lower level A Wing.

View Prairie Hours and Menu


LancerZone Campus Store

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.

Vending

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.