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Essence Dining Roon

Enjoy great foods from around the world at fantastic prices at Essence Dining Room, operated by students on the Kingston campus. Enjoy three-course lunch or five-course dinner menus. Open to students, staff and the general public.

This culinary teaching environment benefits our students immensely by giving them a real life experience at Essence Dining Room, which showcases the talents of our Culinary programs.

Welcome to a new school year and exciting new dishes from our students! Please see the list of Lunch menus for Fall 2018 below. To make a reservation please click here.

Please click here to view the weekly lunch menus in October and November (PDF)

Essence Fall 2018 Lunch Dates:

Tuesday and Wednesday at 11:45, 12:00, and 12:15

October 9-10
October 16-17
October 30-31
November 6-7
November 13-14
November 20-21 (FULL BOTH DAYS)
November 27-28 (FULL BOTH DAYS)

Essence Fall 2018 Dinner Dates:

Tuesday and Wednesday Nights at 5:45, 6:00, and 6:15

October 30-31
November 20-21
December 11-12

  • We advise our guests that the published menus are subject to change depending on the availability and quality of products available to the school.
  • As this is a marked, academic exercise for the students and apprentices, we regret that we cannot offer any menu substitutions or alterations for any allergies that customers may have.
  • All gratuities are distributed to the students at the end of the term.
  • Payment Methods: Cash, Interac, Visa, and Mastercard
Essence is located on St. Lawrence College's Kingston campus at 100 Portsmouth Avenue. From King Street and Country Club Drive enter the second driveway. Paid parking is available in P3 and P4. Enter the College at E12. Map to Essence.

We look forward to your patronage and hope to see you soon!