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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

April 16, 2015 – Wine Dinner

The makers of Educated Guess Wines, hosts of the April Wine Dinner, freely acknowledge that when they grow and harvest their grapes, then barrel and age their wines, they’re making an educated guess - as are you when you‘re making your wine selection.  Having Chef Sean Kagy and host Bob Dalic make your pairing eliminates the worry and most of the guesswork.

April 26, 2015 – 1 Night, 12 Kitchens

Don’t miss our 11th annual event to benefit the MCI Scholarship fund.

May 8, 2015 – Creations Cooking Class
A Taste of the Mediterranean in Food and Wine
Laura Landoll, CWS, Advanced Sommelier, CMS, Grand Cru Wine Company

Sean Kagy, Executive Chef, MCI’s Summit Restaurant
Join us for this food and wine pairing class as we explore the cuisines of Italy, Spain, Greece, and Portugal. Taste and learn about varietals from these countries while you enjoy a selection of appetizers prepared for you by Chef Kagy and his students from the Midwest Culinary Institute. Adult Intermediate/Advanced, $75

May 10, 2015 – Mother’s Day Brunch
Chef Kagy and his students will prepare a gourmet brunch buffet with all of Mom’s favorites.  Let her design her own Bloody Mary.  Champagne and full bar also available.

May 19, 2015 – Wine Dinner
Anna Seifried of Seifried Winery, New Zealand comes all the way to the Summit to join Chef Kagy and his students for a fun-filled night of wines from “middle earth!”

June 20, 2015 – Father’s Day Steak and Ale
They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so get Dad a great steak dinner at the Summit this year and he’ll love you forever! This dinner will be  grilled and served on our patio if weather permits!

June 25, 2015 – Wine Dinner
Save the date for the Summit’s monthly wine dinner.  Bring your graduate to join Chef Kagy and his students for a fun-filled night of great wine and food.


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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

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