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Partake of fine food and wine, prepared by tomorrow’s culinary stars! The Summit Restaurant at the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State serves dinner to the public each Thursday through Saturday. Gourmet dishes are prepared fresh and served entirely by well-trained students under the direction of our restaurant management team.

One visit, and you’ll see why the Summit is much more than a working classroom—it’s a celebration of the culinary arts!

Upcoming Events

July 17, 2014 – Wine Dinner
Executive Chef Sean Kagy and co-host Jill Leslie, Midwest Regional Manager at Riondo USA will highlight wines from around the world.

August 7, 2014 – Kroger Creations featuring Chef Sean Kagy
Chef Kagy teaches home-made gourmet ice creams and sorbets in this demonstration cooking class (of course you’ll get to taste).

August 21, 2014 – Wine Dinner
Save this date for our August wine dinner featuring five courses designed by the Summit’s Executive Chef Sean Kagy to highlight a featured wine maker or region.

August 28, 2014 Chef Select
Vegetarian Three-course dinner for $35 featuring student-grown produce from the Cincinnati State Clifton campus and Our Harvest, where our students farm local produce as a Co-Op work experience.

September 18, 2014 – Wine Dinner
The Summit welcomes Andrew Nelson, Partner & General Manager for Rob Murray Vineyards to highlight the wines of Paso Robles and Santa Barbara, California.

September 25, 2014 – Culinary Theatre
Our Third Annual Chesapeake Bay Blues Crab Festival! Feast on fresh Maryland Blue Crab by the bushel with other Eastern shore favorites. Tickets sell out fast!


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The Summit—a uniquely educational culinary experience

Browse the Summit menu

Take a look at the menu, and see why your dinner at The Summit promises to be a feast of taste, texture, and fine food and wine presented with a passion. Browse a sample menu and wine list.

Enjoy the Summit's promotional features

From a specially-priced three-course menu to half-priced wine on Friday nights, the Summit offers exceptional dining for an excellent value. View our current promotions.

Make reservations

Reservations are recommended, and are available from 5:30 to 9:30 pm every Thursday through Saturday. Online reservations are suggested, or call (513) 569-4980. Make online reservations at

Directions and parking

The Summit Restaurant is located on the second floor in the ATLC building on the Cincinnati State main campus. Valet parking is provided for all Summit guests. For driving directions to the main campus, click here.

For an interactive map of the Cincinnati State campus, click here.

Complimentary valet parking is available. Parking is also available in the Central Parkway Garage or Lot C.

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Thurs, Fri & Sat
5:30 to 9:30

(513) 569-4980

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