SPRINGFIELD — Bistro Verde, Lincoln Land Community College’s student-led café, will reopen for the fall 2021 semester as Bistro To Go on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 14-Nov. 18 (except Nov. 2).
The public is invited to enjoy takeout soups, salads, sandwiches, baked goods and coffee drinks prepared by LLCC culinary arts, baking and pastry, and hospitality students.
The menu, available online beginning Sept. 7, features chef-inspired dishes that are prepared from scratch using high-quality ingredients and finished with creative flair. Kim Carter, an alum of the LLCC culinary program, is serving as executive guest chef instructor.
Once Bistro is open, lunch orders may be placed online at or in person. Bistro Verde is located in the Workforce Careers Center on the southwest corner of the LLCC campus, 5250 Shepherd Road.
LLCC offers an associate in applied science degree in culinary arts and also in hospitality management and services. Professional certificates offered include first cook, culinary manager, baking and pastry, hospitality professional and hospitality supervisor. LLCC also offers non-credit cooking and baking classes, as well as Bistro Verde dinners.