Cincinnati State has a variety of dining options, ranging from sit-down dinners to snacks on the go.

Bakery Hill

Bakery Hill is the Midwest Culinary Institute’s retail bakery, located on the second floor of the Advanced Technology & Learning Center at Cincinnati State's Clifton campus. Bakery Hill offers freshly made baked goods, a full-service coffee shop, and café luncheon choices. Guests can enjoy their purchases at one of the nearby tables, or order them to go. Please take advantage of our Valet Pick-Up Service!

Bakery Hill also accepts orders for cakes, pies, cupcakes, bread, and other pastries. It specializes in celebration cakes, customized for the customer for weddings, birthdays and other occasions. Bakery Hill accepts cash and credit cards for payment.

ATLC – Second Floor
(513) 569-4697

7:30 am – 2 pm M-F

When School is in session.

Overlook Café

The Overlook Café, located on the first floor of the ATLC building, offers students, staff, and campus visitors a variety of meal and snack choices. Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner specials, a fresh salad and fruit bar, freshly made pizzas, sandwiches and wraps, and gourmet coffee are among the daily options.

The Overlook Café accepts cash, credit cards, and SurgeCards for payment.

ATLC - First Floor
(513) 569-1477

7:30 am – 6 pm M–F
7:30 am – 2:15 pm F

Bakery Hill On Main

Bakery Hill operates a satellite location in the front lobby of the Main Building on the Clifton campus. It offers coffee, water, soda, juice, candy, chips, as well as bagels, donuts and other baked goods.

Bakery Hill On Main accepts cash, credit cards, and SurgeCards.

Main Building – Front Lobby

8:00 am – 1 pm M–F

When school is in session.


Cincinnati State offers catering services for on-campus events. Call (513) 569-4981 or for more information.

The Summit

The Summit Restaurant at the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State is open to the public each Thursday through Saturday. Selections are prepared and served by advanced students at the Midwest Culinary Institute under the direction of Executive Chef Sean Kagy.

Reservations are recommended, and are available on the half-hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. To make reservations at The Summit, call (513) 569-4980 or visit www.opentable.com.

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Vending Machines

Vending machines are located throughout Cincinnati State’s campus. There are more than 45 vending machines for your convenience located throughout the Main Building, Health Professions Building and the Advanced Technology & Learning Center. There are also vending machines on West Campus and at the Workforce Development Center. All vending machines accept cash, and many accept SurgeCard payment.

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