Owens’ Community Terrace View Café announces Summer Semester Menu, June 28 – July 21
The public is invited to experience an array of delectable meals that emphasize healthy cooking at Owens Community College as the Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts programs unveil summer menu selections in the community Terrace View Café.
The student-run Terrace View Café is open to the public during the academic year. Owens’ restaurant, which is coordinated by the Food, Nutrition and Hospitality Department, is located in College Hall Room 148 on the Toledo-area Campus.
The Terrace View Café will be open to area residents for lunch select Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Seating is limited and available until 12:15 p.m. and take-out meals will take place from 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. The cost per lunch is only $8.50 and reservations are required.
The menu selections were planned by culinary arts students in the techniques for healthy cooking classes led by Owens instructors Chef Bill Powell and Chef Andrea Lawrence. The classes take into account nutrition science, food preparation and menu strategies for healthy eating.
The Terrace View Café will be available to guests starting Tuesday, June 28, 2011 with a healthy cuisine that features roasted pork loin with a honey mustard pan sauce as the entrée. Upcoming Summer Semester dates and entrée listings include June 30 (sautéed turkey medallions with tomato-basil jus), July 7 (grilled jerk chicken with black bean sauce), July 12 (salmon with sparkling white wine butter sauce), July 14 (lamb shish kebobs over couscous), July 19 (tilapia) and July 21 (cod and scallops en papillote). Additionally, attendees have the opportunity to choose either a lacto-ovo vegetarian entrée or a Terrace chicken burger with the planned side dishes if desired. A complete listing of dishes is available at www.owens.edu/terrace. Bakery items also will be available for purchase during the luncheons.
Owens Culinary Arts Program provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in the rapidly growing culinary arts industry. Both the associate’s degree and certificate prepares students for food preparation positions in restaurants, hotels, health care facilities, resorts and country clubs.
In addition to Culinary Arts, the College offers an associate’s degree in Hospitality Management. As part of the program, students are provided with the skills and educational curriculum for a successful career in the diverse areas of hospitality management. Owens’ Hospitality Management Program prepares students for management and supervisory positions in hotels, restaurants, resorts and institutions.
Recently, Owens’ Department of Food, Nutrition and Hospitality unveiled a new Baking and Pastry Certificate Program for those individuals interested in becoming a professional baker or pastry chef.
Reservations must be made by 3 p.m. on the Tuesday prior to the Tuesday luncheon and 3 p.m. on Thursday prior to the Thursday luncheon. For additional information about Owens’ Terrace View Café summer lunch menu, call (567) 661-7359 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7359. Individuals can also make a reservation by accessing the College’s website at www.owens.edu/terrace.