Santa Rosa Junior College’s Culinary Café is now open for business in the B. Robert Burdo Culinary Arts Center,
Students at the Culinary Cafe prepare, cook and serve a menu of seasonal salads, soups, sandwiches, pizzas, entrees and desserts. The cafe also serves award-winning Russian River Valley wines produced by SRJC’s Shone Farm Winery. The Culinary Cafe opens for lunch at 11:30 a.m. and serves until 2 p.m., Wednesday through Friday. Reservations are highly recommended, and may be made by calling 522-2796.
The B. Robert Burdo Culinary Arts Center is located at 1670 Mendocino Ave. at Carr Avenue, directly across from the Santa Rosa campus.
The SRJC Bakery features a variety of freshly baked pastries, cookies and artisan breads made by students in the school’s baking and pastry Program. Between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., muffins, scones and Bella Rosa coffee drinks can be enjoyed in the Café Rose dining room while watching culinary students prepare for the day’s lunch service. The bakery’s offerings change weekly to reflect students’ learning, giving them an opportunity to let their imagination and artistic skills shine. This fall’s selections will include tarts and pies with seasonal fruits and a variety of specialty cakes.
Cafe menu items — breads, pastries and desserts — can be purchased for take-out until 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan selections are available both in the bakery and on the Cafe menu.