Student-Run Dining at Waterleaf

Waterleaf, located in the college's Culinary & Hospitality Center, is a dining experience that offers real-life training to Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, and Restaurant Management students. Patrons will experience students' culinary creativity, utilizing fresh regional and seasonal ingredients. Guests will also appreciate the students' attentive service.

Limited seating is available at each event. Reservations may be made until an event is sold out. For reservations, visit or call (630) 942-2284.

View our Reservation page for more information.  

Fall 2016 Schedule and Menus


Regional American Cuisine

Enjoy fresh, seasonal, regional American food prepared and served by students in Culinary & Pastry Arts and Service classes. This semester kicks off on September 7th with California style cuisine. We will be featuring New England, the Central Farmlands and the Mid-Atlantic Regions in upcoming menus. See the link below for details!

Lunches available Thursday and Friday with seatings at 11:15, 11:30, or 11:45 a.m.
$17 per person (Includes 8.0% tax)

View the Fall Regional American Cuisine Menus

International Cuisine Dinners

Join us select Wednesdays beginning September 28 for a culinary trip around the world with our International Cuisine class. This semester we're exploring Northern Italy, Germany, The British Isles and Basque country cooking! You'll receive attentive service from our students as you enjoy the view in our beautiful Waterleaf dining room.

Open select Wednesdays this fall beginning September 28th at 7:00 p.m.
$45 per person (Includes 8.0% tax)

View the Fall International Cuisine Menus

Contemporary à la Carte Cuisine

Enjoy an evening of fine food prepared and served by advanced culinary students in beautiful Waterleaf dining room. Choose the prix fixe multi-course menu which includes wine pairings or select specific dishes with the new a la carte option. Wines available by the bottle or glass.

Open select Thursdays this fall with seatings 6, 6:15 and 6:30 p.m.
Prix Fix Menu - $60 per person (Includes 8.0% tax)
À la carte options priced as indicated on menu

View the Fall Contemporary à la Carte Cuisine Menus


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Phone Reservations: call (630) 942-2284

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Culinary & Hospitality Center

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL

60137 (630) 942-6428

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