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. It is one of the most highly sought after dining pleasures in the western suburbs.

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.  

Summer 2016 Schedule and Menus


International Cuisine Lunches

Join us Tuesdays beginning June 14 for a culinary trip around the world with our International Cuisine class. This semester we're exploring Tuscany, France's Provence Region, Greece, Argentina and Thailand! You'll receive attentive service from our students as you enjoy the view in our beautiful Waterleaf dining room.

Open Select Tuesdays this summer beginning June 14 at 11:30 a.m.
$20 per person (Includes 8.0% tax)

View the Summer International Cuisine Luncheon Menus

Regional American Cuisine (formerly in Wheat Café)

Regional American Cuisine lunches and dinners will return in the fall of 2016. Enjoy fresh, seasonal, regional American food prepared and served by students in Culinary & Pastry Arts and Service classes. Fall dates and menus to be announced.

Tuesday dinner seatings at 7 or 7:15 p.m.

Lunches available Wednesday through Friday with seatings at 11:15, 11:30, or 11:45 a.m.

Contemporary à la Carte Cuisine

Our student prepared and served Contemporary à la Carte Cuisine dinners offers guests a modern upscale dining experience. Enjoy a multicourse meal with your choice of wine by the bottle or glass. Fall dates and menus to be announced.

Open select Thursdays this fall with seatings 6, 6:15 and 6:30 p.m.


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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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