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Students wait in line at the Oak Cafe bakery on opening day on September 19, 2019. American River College hopes to bring back a series of impossible to convert classes, including the hospitality laboratory courses in which students operate the cafe, for the fall 2021 semester. (File Photo)

Oak Café hopes for re-opening in the fall

Julie Blunt, Staff Writer March 21, 2021

The American River College student-run restaurant and bakery, Oak Café, has not been able to operate due to COVID-19 regulations since last March, according to Brian Knirk, ARC adjunct professor of hospitality...

The kitchen and back of the house of the Oak Cafe restaurant on opening day on Sept. 19, 2018. The Oak Cafe restaurant is located inside the culinary arts building at American River College and consists of dozens of students enrolled in the Dining Room and Management class and culinary arts classes who will have real-world experience running a restaurant (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)

Gourmet etiquette and happy wallets; Oak Cafe reopens

Itzin Alpizar October 4, 2018

With roasted salmon in rose butter and oven roasted peaches with honey lavender ice cream and almond crumbles, the American River College Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management program opened the doors...

Oak Café is back and never left

Oak Café is back and never left

Joel Whited March 2, 2017

It’s time to switch up your usual cafeteria schedule and head to the Oak Café, which recently opened for its third year inside the Culinary Arts Building on Feb. 8. Brian Knirk, Culinary Arts and...

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