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Thank you for joining us on April 29 for a to-go world cuisine tour.

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Lobdell's menu

Appetizers, salads, soups, sandwiches and entrées to tempt your taste buds.

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Culinary Institute

Four training kitchens and an adjacent conference center are among the features of NMC's culinary school.

Lobdell's: A Teaching Restaurant

Enjoy one of the region's finest bayside dining experiences by visiting Lobdell's, a 90-seat restaurant overlooking beautiful Grand Traverse Bay and named in honor of longtime NMC supporters Wayne and Terry Lobdell. Your reservation is appreciated.

Located at the Great Lakes Campus, Lobdell's serves as a working laboratory for the Great Lakes Culinary Institute's culinary and baking students. Lobdell's is open to the public for lunches, dinners, cocktail hours, special events and morning coffee and sweets in the fall, spring and summer semesters. Every semester offers different events that are advertised in our e-newsletter, so sign up for email announcements here. Many of these events require reservations so call for reservations at (231) 995-3120.

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Cocktails and Charcuterie Happy Hour

GLCI's new Beverage Management course puts our students' learning to the test with our new Cocktails and Charcuterie Happy Hour service events. These events offer student crafted alcoholic cocktails and mocktails that are paired with charcuterie boards made by our Garde Manger students. Watch your GLCI e-newsletters for event dates and times.


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