Students from the International Cuisine and Classical Cuisine classes will serve dinners on select Mondays and Tuesdays this spring in Waterleaf, the fine dining restaurant located in the Culinary & Hospitality Center at College of DuPage.
Students in the International Cuisine class take diners on a gastronomic tour of the world with recipes celebrating the seasons and using the freshest ingredients. Dinners start at 7 p.m. and are presented on Mondays, Feb. 24 (India), March 10 (French Provencal), March 24 (Basque), and April 14 (Japanese).
The menus can be viewed here, and the cost is $40, which includes a wine pairing with the meal and tax.
Advanced culinary students in the Classical Cuisine class prepare and serve a multi-course meal paired with appropriate wines. Seatings are at 6, 6:15 and 6:30 p.m., and dinners are presented on Tuesdays, Feb. 4, 11 and 25; March 4 and 18; and April 15 and 22. Menus do change and can be viewed here. The cost is $55, which includes tax.
Waterleaf is a professionally run, full-service fine dining restaurant. The restaurant's dining room is used two evenings per week on select dates for student-prepared cuisine. In addition to Waterleaf, the Culinary & Hospitality Center features Wheat Café, run entirely by students, and the Culinary Market, which sells student creations.
Reservations should be made through www.opentable.com