photo of plate filled with tacos, sauce, and chipsThe Culinary Arts students prepare and sell special meals in the North Mankato campus Cafe to demonstrate what they have learned in the classroom and to gain restaurant operations experience.
The Cafe is open to the general public from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Lunch service is from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. with daily quick service à la carte items, a salad bar, and a featured culinary lunch entrée.

Weekly Entree Menu

  • Monday, March 27: Grilled Bratwurst with German Potato Salad
  • Tuesday, March 28: Sweet & Sour Chicken with Rice
  • Wednesday, March 29: Swedish Meatballs & Buttered Egg Noodles
  • Thursday, March 30: Chicken, Bacon, Ranch Sandwich with Chips
  • Friday, March 31: Mexican Street Tacos with Lime Chips & Salsa
Other assorted menu items and desserts are available daily.

In addition to food service times, the Cafe seating area will remain open throughout each day as a gathering space for students, employees, and visitors.