Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to learn how to prepare for online classes.

Weekly Lunch Service at El Centro

​Come Taste What Our Students Are Cooking

Students of the Culinary, Pastry and Hospitality program prepare complete three-course meals to prove their skills, applying their knowledge to a real-world audience. 

Reservations are required, and seats are in high demand! We have a new reservation system that allows you to book at anytime from anywhere online. We hope you love it!

Meals are served in the Dining Room, C-100, accessed through the Market Street entrance.

See menu selections and make your reservations today:


During the Spring 2020 Semester we are serving American Regional Cuisine selections from across our nation for lunch on Thursdays, beginning February 6th.

Seating is from 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Weekly Schedule for Spring 2020

CajunFebruary 6
CreoleFebruary 13
FloridaFebruary 20
Class meets Wednesday only.No lunch service.
Texas March 5
Lower Atlantic StatesMarch 12
Spring Break (No lunch service)
March 20
Mid-Atlantic StatesMarch 26 A la Carte
New EnglandApril 2 Retirees Lunch - No public lunch service.
Central PlainsApril 9 A la Carte
SouthwestApril 16 A la Carte
ChicagoApril 23 Buffet
Deep SouthApril 30 A la Carte
Pacific NorthwestMay 7 A la Carte
Regular menus will have a choice of first course only.
A la carte menus will consist of a choice of items for each course offered.