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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.

We are now full for the rest of Fall 2017! Thank you for your continued support of Essence. We will re-open in February.

  • 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.
  • Cash only please.
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!