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Cardinal Cafe, our student-run restaurant, open to the public starting March 8.

Cardinal Cafe at AAHS is a student-run restaurant that is open to the public on Tuesdays and Fridays through May 17 (with a few exceptions - check dates below), from 12-1:00 p.m., with seating at noon.

The restaurant is run by students in the Culinary Arts III class in the Business, Communications & Entrepreneurship Academy. Students are learning about menu planning, advanced meal preparation skills, meal management, table setting, and more. This hands-on, project-based, unique learning experience is a great opportunity for the students to learn about the hospitality industry in a real restaurant environment where they make and serve meals.

The Cardinal Cafe will be open on dates listed below. PLEASE NOTE: If school is canceled on a Cardinal Cafe day, then the Cardinal Cafe will also be canceled/closed for the day. If school is on a 2-hour late start schedule, the Cardinal Cafe will be open.

Where: Alexandria Area High School, The Nest, 4300 Pioneer Rd SE, Alexandria.

Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. Seating is at noon.         cardinal cafe logo      

Dates Open:

Friday, April 26 - Menu

Tuesday, April 30 - Menu

Friday, May 3 - Menu

Tuesday, May 7 - Menu

Friday, May 10 - Menu

Tuesday, May 14 - Menu

Friday, May 17


Cost: $7.00 per person (Cash or Check only). 

Limited seating. Reservations required. For reservations, call 320-762-2142 ext. 4275 and leave your name (first and last), the date you would like to attend the Cardinal Cafe, and the number of people in your group. You will receive a call back to confirm your reservation. You may also email your reservation request to: Ronda Kent.

Ronda Kent
762-2142 ext. 4275