Cafe Vincenzo

 

Gateway Community College’s is pleased to welcome the public to our culinary lab-restaurant, Café Vincenzo. Touted as a “hidden gem” by the Mara Lavitt of NewHavenEats, this unique and popular dining experience offers the public a gourmet dining experience while GCC’s culinary students gain real-world work experience while they prepare for careers in the hospitality industry.

Café Vincenzo Café Vincenzo is located at the corner of George and Church streets, in GCC’s South building in Room S102. The south building is bordered by George Street, Church Street, (which is the best entrance for the Café), Frontage Road and Temple Street. Parking is available on Church Street at meters and the college validates parking for the Temple Garage. Guests must check in with security when entering the campus buildings, and security can also validate your parking ticket.

Dinner

Served on Thursday evenings during the fall and spring semesters. Doors open at 5:45 PM for payment and seating. Service begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. Prix-fixe dinners are $22.00 and guests may BYOB. Printable dinner menu.

Fall 2014 Menu

OCTOBER 2
▸ Pasta e Fagioli
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ House Made Manicotti
▸ Vegetable
▸ Chocolate Mousse
OCTOBER 9
▸ Seafood Chowder
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast
▸ Vegetable & Starch
▸ Cheesecake w/Fresh Strawberries
OCTOBER 16
▸ Cream of Roasted Tomato
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ Roasted Prime Rib
▸ Incrusted w/Fresh Herbs
▸ Vegetable & Starch
▸ Vanilla Bean Ice Cream w/House Made Truffles

 

 
OCTOBER 23
▸ Beef Barley
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ Lasagna
▸ Vegetable
▸ Belgium Chocolate Torte
OCTOBER 23
▸ Beef Barley
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ Lasagna
▸ Vegetable
▸ Belgium Chocolate Torte
OCTOBER 30
▸ Rhode Island Clam Chowder
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ Polenta Incrusted Salmon
▸ Vegetable & Starch
▸ Fresh Berry Tart

 

 
NOVEMBER 6
▸ Roasted Chicken and Wild Rice
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ House Made Penne Pasta w/Roasted Tomato Basil Sauce
▸ Vegetable
▸ Tiramisu
NOVEMBER 13
▸ Split Pea
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ Grilled Swordfish
▸ Vegetable & Starch
▸ Petite Triple Belgium Chocolate Cookies
NOVEMBER 20
▸ White Bean & Escarole
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ Grilled Filet Mignon
▸ Vegetable & Starch
▸ Vanilla Custard

 

 
DECEMBER 4
▸ New England Clam Chowder
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ Fillet of Sole filled w/Lump Crabmeat
▸ Vegetable & Starch
▸ Angel Food Cake w/Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
December 11
▸ Minestrone
▸ Baby Field Greens
▸ Chicken Francaise
▸ Vegetable & Starch
▸ Lemon Squares

 

 

Reservations are strongly encouraged. Reservation requests and questions can be directed to Patricia Abrams by phone (203) 285-2269, or via email to pabrams@gatewayct.edu. Please include your name, telephone number, the number in your party, and date (s) that you’d like to dine, and someone will confirm your request prior to your visit.  Payment is due on the date of your visit.

Bon Appetit!

 

 

Contact Information

For more information contact:

Patricia Abrams
(203) 285-2269
pabrams@gatewayct.edu

 

Important Info

Location:
Room S102: 1st Floor of South Building

Cost:
Dinner: $22 payable at the Café