Wheat Café, Culinary Market to Open for Fall Term

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By Brian Kleemann

The student-run Wheat Café at College of DuPage will open for fall term Wednesday, Sept. 10, while the Culinary Market at College of DuPage will open Tuesday, Sept. 16.

Wheat Café will be open on Wednesdays for dinner and on Thursdays and Fridays for lunch through Dec. 5. The four-course dinner costs $25, and reservations can be made for 7 and 7:15 p.m. The three-course lunch costs $17, and reservations can be made for 11:15, 11:30 or 11:45 a.m. Four different menus will be offered during the term, focusing on different regions of the U.S.: Tex-Mex, Sept. 10 to 26; Louisiana, Oct. 1 to 17; Central Farmlands, Oct. 22 to Nov. 7; and Mid-Atlantic, Nov. 12 to Dec. 5. Two wine selections also are offered at $6 per glass to patrons 21 and older. Click here for menus.

The Culinary Market sells items made by students and will be open from noon to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays to Thursdays through Thursday, Dec. 5.

Located in the Culinary & Hospitality Center, Wheat Café is a 60-seat casual dining restaurant staffed by Culinary Arts and Hospitality/Restaurant Management students. Students use fresh regional and seasonal ingredients in their American cuisine, and menus change throughout the term.

The menu at the Culinary Market, also located in the CHC next to Wheat Café, changes daily and is tied to the curriculum of several classes.

To make a reservation for Wheat Café, visit OpenTable.com. For more information about Wheat, visit www.wheatrestaurant.com or call (630) 942-2284. To receive email notifications from the Culinary Market or for more information, call (630) 942-2359 or email culinarymarket@cod.edu.