Theme Dinner Schedule

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Team 1:  El Mercado: Street Food Elevated (Feb 25, March 31)

Team 2:  La Maison - Dine in Fashion (March 3, April 7)

Team 3:  Nittany Airlines: A Flight to the Mediterranean (March 17, April 14)

Team 4:  The Zodiac: Feed Your Signs – Horoscope (March 24, April 21)



Team 1:   A Blast from Your Past: Childhood Food Recreated (Feb 26, April 1)     

Team 2:  Viva Las Vegas – Dine Like a High Roller  (March 4, April 8)        

Team 3:  Better on Bourbon Street: A Taste of New Orleans (March 18, April 15) 

Team 4:   Glamping: Camping Cuisine With a Glamourous Twist (March 25, April 22)     



Team 1:   From New York to Paris: Fly Back to When Fine Dining Took Off (Feb 27, April 2)        

Team 2:   Hell's Kitchen: Turning Up the Heat (March 5, April 9)                   

Team 3:   Hawaiian Luau: Aloha “Ono” Grinds (March 19, April 16)              

Team 4:   Conspiracies: theories from around the world (March 26, April 23)                    


Starting January 2020 Cafe Laura will be a cashless dining facility.


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Service Charge Policy

A key component of the education process at the School of Hospitality Management at Penn State is learning how to deliver outstanding service. Students in the School of Hospitality Management are not permitted to accept tips, in accordance with IRS regulations. Only paid employees are permitted to accept tips. We thank you for honoring the service charge policy, and for giving our students the opportunity to serve you. In light of this policy, and to keep the student experience focused on education, we have included a 18% service charge on each check. All monies from the service charge are returned to our students and defray their expenses of uniforms, decorations, and other costs involved in their taking this class.  For information on our Private Dining options, please click HERE.


Appetizers..............$4.00 - $7.00

Entrees...................$14.00 - $24.00

Desserts.................$4.00 - $6.00

Beverages...............$1.50 - $2.25

BYOB Policy

Patrons may bring wine or beer (excludes distilled spirits) to be consumed with their dinner within the following limits: two 12 oz. beers per person or one 750 m. bottle of wine for two people.  Identification with age verification will need to be taken from all members of a group that brings alcoholic beverages into the facility. Alcohol is not sold in Cafe Laura.