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.
  • Breakfast items are available from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch service is from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. with daily quick service à la carte items, a salad bar, and a featured culinary lunch entrée.

Weekly Entree Menu

  • Monday, December 5: Cheesy Turkey Vegetable Casserole
  • Tuesday, December 6: Orange Chicken w/Vegetable Fried Rice
  • Wednesday, December 7: Classic Tater Tot Hotdish
  • Thursday, December 8: Chicken Enchiladas w/Black Bean Corn Rice
  • Friday, December 9: Pork Fajita Hoagie w/Jalapeno Cheese Sauce

Daily Menu will be posted in the Cafe. Stop in to check out what Chef Ryley is featuring!

  • Monday, December 12: Chef's Choice
  • Tuesday, December 13: Chef's Choice
  • Wednesday, December 14: Chef's Choice

    The Café will be closed for Winter Break from December 15-January 8.
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.