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CTC Patio Café offers German cuisine this Friday

The Central Texas College (CTC) Culinary Arts Department will offer a German cuisine this Friday, November 2, for its Patio Café Cuisine Nights Dining Experience. Dinner will be served from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center (Bldg. 108). 

The menu includes an appetizer, soup and salads: frikadellan spiebchen (meatballs) – a German meatball made with ground beef and garnished with cheddar cheese, cherry tomatoes and sour pickles - $4.50; blumen kohl (cauliflower soup) – a hearty soup made of cauliflower florets, heavy cream and a pinch of nutmeg - $6.50; krabben spuiat salat (shrimp and spinach salad) - $11.50; and a house salad - $3.75.

The featured entrees are rindsrouladen (rolled beef steak) - $11; chicken cordon bleu - $13; and jagerschnitzel with bacon mushroom gravy - $11.50. All entrees are served with a choice of two side dishes. Diners can choose from spatzle, kartoffelpfannkuchen (potato pancakes), garlic-grilled asparagus and rotkohl mit apflen (braised red cabbage with apples). Additional entrees are $1.50 each. 

For dessert, choose either the Black Forest torte ($4) or apricot cream puff swans ($3.50).

Reservations are required by calling 254-526-1515 by 10 a.m. Friday morning.

The Patio Café is run by students in the culinary/hospitality program. The students select the menu items, prepare the menu and serve the meals. Through the program, students can earn an associate in applied science degree – hospitality management with four areas of specialization. These are restaurant and culinary management, food service management, food and beverage management and hotel management. The dual credit program offers high school students the