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Casola Dining Room and Pane e Dolci open for Fall Semester

Grilled Local Trout with Hazelnut Brown Butter served in the Casola Dining Room.


This week marked the return of Pane e Dolci, the College’s fabulous bakery, and the Casola Dining Room, a Capital Region favorite for gourmet cuisine, both located in the Culinary Arts Wing in Elston Hall.

Lemon tart in bakery case

Bakery patrons were thrilled to indulge in delicious breads, quiche, tarts, croissants, cakes, pastries, brownies and more prepared by students and faculty in our Baking and Pastry Labs.

Muffins in bakery case

Scones in bakery case

Brownies in bakery case

Spinach and cheese quiche on counter

Bread in bakery

Guests in the Casola Dining Room savored appetizers, entrees, and desserts including Squash Blossom Toast, Pan Roasted Hudson Valley Duck Breast with Charred Scallions, and Éclairs as part of this week’s Autumn Harvest/Hudson Valley menu.

Student in uniform serving two plates of cuisine

Student chefs prepared and served mouth-watering dishes, under the guidance of faculty chefs in the School of Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism.

Two plates of food on counter

Students in uniform in lab preparing salads

Guests eating in the Casola Dining Room

Students in uniform in line waiting for guests to arrive

Welcome back!

Pane e Dolci Hours:
Tuesday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Casola Dining Room Hours:
Afternoon service:
Tuesday and Thursday
12:00 and 12:30 p.m.

Evening service:
7:00 and 7:30 p.m.