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Culinary students invite public to dine on lunches from around the world

Feb. 8, 2016

Nicolet College Culinary Arts students will broaden their talents by preparing a wide variety of specialty buffets and themed lunches at the student-run Top of the Hill restaurant, which is open to the public now through mid-May.

The lunches will take customers on a virtual world-wide epicurean tour with dishes from different regions in the U.S. and numerous foreign countries. International fare will include dishes from Thailand, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Holland, and Poland. Dishes from this continent will include a Valentine’s Day special as well as dishes from Hawaii.

The themed buffet lunches above will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cost is $9.50 plus tax.

On Mondays and Wednesdays, meals will have a Healthy Choice theme. These will include the Mediterranean, Weight Watchers, High-Protein, and Gluten-Free diets, as well as Sustainable Seafood and Mega Super Food themes. Cost is $7.95 plus tax. A one-trip, to-go salad bar will also be available for $5 on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Lunches are served from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday most weeks. The restaurant is located in the Northwoods Center on the Nicolet Campus one mile south of Rhinelander just off of Hwy. G.

Reservations can be made by calling the Culinary Arts Department between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Thursday, at (715) 365-4466 or 1-800-544-3039, ext. 4466.

Menus through the end of March for the specialty buffets are below.

Tue          2/9      Romance is in the Air Valentine’s Buffet

Wed        2/10    Healthy Choice featuring Natural Ingredients

Thu          2/11    Journey Through the Kingdom of Thailand by Student Chef Mira Miyamoto

Mon         2/15    Healthy Choice featuring High Protein Diet

Tue          2/16    Ireland’s Table by Student Chef Theresa Berscheit

Wed        2/17    Closed

Thu          2/18    A Tour of Italy by Student Chef Chris Tyrell

Mon         2/22    Healthy Choice featuring Mediterranean Diet

Tue          2/23    A Tour Through Greek Cuisine by Student Chef Kyle Swartzendruber

Wed        2/24    Healthy Choice featuring Weight Watchers Diet

Thu          2/25    A Taste of Turkey by Student Chef Kelly Roou

Mon         2/29    Healthy Choice featuring Seasonings  vs. Fats

March

Tue          3/1      A Taste of Holland by Student Chef Donna Moore

Wed        3/2      Healthy Choice featuring Gluten Free

Thu          3/3      A Piece of Poland by Student Chef Elissa Skaggs

Mon         3/7      Top of the Hill Closed - Students attending Midwest Foodservice Expo

Tue          3/8      Top of the Hill Closed - Students attending Midwest Foodservice Expo

Wed        3/9      Healthy Choice featuring Sustainable Seafood

Thu          3/10    A Taste of Hawaii by Student Chef Jared Demmith

Mon         3/14    Healthy Choice featuring Mega Super Foods

Tue          3/15    Grab and Go Deli Open Today (Dining Room Closed)

Wed        3/16    Top of the Hill Closed for Recruitment Event Open House

     The service schedule for lunches in April and May will be announced in March. If you would like to be on the mailing list, please email dharris@nicoletcollege.edu or call (715) 365-4466.