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.  

Spring 2017 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 will kick off on February 7th with our hearty Central Farmlands menu. We will be featuring the Pacific Northwest, the American South and California cuisines in upcoming menus. See the link below for details!

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

Dinners available Tuesdays with seatings at 6:45, 7, and 7:15 p.m.
$25 per person (Includes 8.0% tax)

View the Spring Regional American Cuisine Menus

International Cuisine Dinners

Join us select Wednesdays beginning March 1 for a culinary trip around the world with our International Cuisine class. This semester we're exploring Scandinavia, Lebanon, Macau and Cuban cuisine! You'll receive attentive service from our students as you enjoy the view in Waterleaf dining room.

Open select Wednesdays this spring beginning March 1 at 7 p.m.
$45 per person (Includes 8.0% tax)

View the Spring 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 spring 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 Spring 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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