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  • Bakery/Pastry Cafe' and Buckeye Room Restaurant Opens for Business

    October 7, 2013 -- When you want to whet your appetite with fine culinary cuisine and sweet sensations, you don't have to travel far. You can visit the Baking and Pastry Café and Buckeye Room Restaurant located within the Lorain County JVS in Oberlin, Ohio.

    The Baking and Pastry Café opens Wednesday, October 2 and the Buckeye Room Restaurant opens Wednesday, October 16.

    ** To view the schedule of the Cafe and Restaurant, you can also click on the Calendar icon on the JVS website -- www.lcjvs.com.

    The Baking and Pastry Café is staffed by students in the Bakery & Pastry Arts Program and managed by program instructor, Chef Chris Moore. In the program, students learn the basic techniques of baking and then move into more advanced methods of working with marzipan, chocolate, and meringues. The science of baking and pastries is included in the course as well as sanitation procedures and safety practices. Students learn to prepare breads, pastries, bagels and gourmet desserts. The bakery is furnished with state-of-the-art equipment.

    Their menu includes delectable offerings such as pies, cheesecakes, tortes, cookies and breads. The Café is open to the public most Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

    The Buckeye Room is a full-service restaurant staffed by senior students in the nationally recognized Culinary Academy. Managed by Chef Tim Michitsch and Maurina Driscoll, the restaurant's menu offers mouth-watering entrees at a price you can't beat. Some of the selections include soups, sandwiches, entrees and desserts.

    The Buckeye Room is open to the public for lunch most Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursdays the Buckeye Room is open for banquets or by special request for 12 or more people. Reservations are requested and can be placed by calling 440/774-1051, Ext. 2400.

    Certified by the American Culinary Federation, the Culinary Academy is a school-within-a-school that is aligned with industry standards, has a state-of-the-art facility, and is coordinated by a team of chefs and academic teachers.

    Note: Please call to ensure the restaurant and bakery are open - those establishments sometimes close due to inclement weather or student projects and competitions.