Stephen F. Austin State University

Culinary Cafe

Culinary Cafe

Culinary Café

The Hospitality Administration Program at Stephen F. Austin State University is pleased to announce the Fall Themes for our Culinary Café. This student run endeavor features cuisine prepared by our Hospitality majors under the direction of Chef Todd Barrios, CEC.

The Culinary Café is open for lunch on Tuesday and Thursday from Noon to 1:00 PM and is located in the College of Education Annex (former Early Childhood Laboratory).

Please visit SFASU Marketplace to order tickets.

Seating is limited, so please make your reservations early. In an effort to accommodate more guests, the Culinary Café will observe open seating. You may be seated with another party.

Please bring your order confirmation printout with you to your lunch reservations for verification purposes. If you do not receive an email confirmation please contact the HMS Office at (936) 468-4502.

The Culinary Café is a learning laboratory and a collaborative educational effort. We appreciate your understanding and patience. If you are unable to purchase tickets, it may be that the date you wish to purchase has already sold out.

To learn more about our café and to be included in the ticket sale reminder email, please make sure you add you email address to the box on the right hand side of this page.

If you have questions or need additional information please call 936.468.4502 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Mon-Fri. For parking information please call 936.468.PARK. The Hospitality Administration program at SFA prepares leaders to enter the diverse field of hospitality. For more information about our program and major please visit:

Below are the Spring 2019 Culinary Café dates and themes.

Tickets will go on sale beginning at 8 am on Friday, February 1, 2019.

Spring 2019 Themes

February 26, 2019 - Latin
Hearts of Palm and Arugula Salad with Pao de Queijo
Guava Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple Salsa, Queso Fresco, and Black Bean Rice
Papaya Ice Cream with a Brigadeiros Inspired Chocolate Cookie

February 28, 2019 - Texas BBQ
Roasted Pepper Slaw with Chipotle Shrimp and Smoked Paprika Crema
Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Cream Cheese Grits and Jalapeno Bacon Onion Jam
Pecan Pie Cheesecake

March 7, 2019 - Creole
Crawfish Bisque
Grillades and Grits - Roasted Pork Tenderloin with White Cheese Grits and Mushroom Onion Gravy
Bananas Foster Waffle with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

March 12, 2019 - Country Cooking
Apple Walnut Gorgonzola Salad
Deconstructed Chicken Pot Pie with Cornbread Waffle
Carrot Cake Bread Pudding with Cream Cheese Icing

March 14, 2019 - Mediterranean
Moroccan Carrot and Chickpea Salad
Olive Herb Chicken on Spicy Vegetable Cous Cous with Charred Lemon
Almond Pound Cake with Honey Ice Cream and Orange Marmalade with Slivered Almonds

March 26, 2019 - Cajun
Crawfish and Andouille Chowder
Blackened Chicken on Cajun Mashed Potatoes with Tomato Gravy
Spiced Chocolate Brownie with "Rum" Ice Cream

March 28, 2019 - European
Potato and Leek Soup
Irish Stew with Fried Cabbage Rice
Date and Ginger Toffee Pudding

April 9, 2019 - Mediterranean
Molukhia - Mallow Soup
Egyptian Lemon Chicken with Figs and Seasoned Rice
Umm Ali Bread Pudding

April 25, 2019 - Asian
Thai Sweet Chili Chicken Salad with Wontons
Spicy Seafood Curry over Jasmine Rice

April 30, 2019 - Texas BBQ
Pulled Pork Nachos with Mango Habanero Pico de Gallo, Pickled red Onions, and Queso Fresco
Smoked Chicken with Red Pepper Maple Glaze and Loaded Mashed Potatoes
Smoked banana Bread Pudding with Warm White Chocolate Macadamia Cream

May 2, 2019 - Cajun
Seafood Jambalaya Cheese Grits
Blackened Pork Tenderloin over Rice with red Beans and Andouille Gravy
Blackberry Shortcake with Vanilla Bean Whipped Cream