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Weekly Lunch Service at El Centro

​Come Taste What Our Students Are Cooking

Students of the Food and Hospitality Institute 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! Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Fridays for the following week.

Meals are served in the Dining Room, C-100, accessed through the Market Street entrance. The cost is $12, and credit cards are accepted.

To make a reservation, call 214-860-2217. Once your reservation is made, you may call 214-860-2048 to pay by credit card. We start accepting reservations at 9 a.m. Friday mornings; seating for lunch is from 11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Texas Menu
November 30, 2017

First Course - Choice of:
Fried Green Tomato Canapé with Pimento Cheese and Spicy Mayo
- Or -
Texas Caviar

Entrée - Choice of:
Chicken Fried Steak with assorted Vegetables and Whipped Potatoes
- Or -
Cheese Enchiladas with Spanish Rice and Beans

Desserts - Choice of:
Texas Sheet Cake
- Or -
Pecan Tart with Vanilla Ice Cream

Sweet Rolls
Texas Toast
Sour Dough Rolls


American Regional Cuisine Lunches

Thursdays, Fall 2017

Week Menu Date
3 Pacific Northwest September  7
4 New England September  14
5 Midwest September  21
6 Hawaii September  28
7 Rocky Mountain October  5
8 Deep South October 12
9 Southwest, A la carte October 19
10 Cajun/Creole, A la carte October  26
11 Mid-Atlantic, A la carte November  2
12 California Buffet November  9
13 Florida, A la carte November  16
14 No meal service this week. Thanksgiving Holiday
15 Texas, A la carte November  30

Regular menus will have a choice of first course only.

A la carte menus will consist of a choice of items for each of the courses offered.