Join us for lunch at the Bistro~ Treat yourself to a relaxing and delicious break that will nourish the rest of your day! Our International and American Bistro menus are served throughout the fall semester.

Fall 2017 Bistro service will begin September 5th.

We look forward to seeing you!


Planning an outing with friends~ Want to celebrate a special occasion~ Interested in scheduling a lunch meeting for your committee?

Stroll down to The Bistro!

For more information & assistance, please contact:

Chantal Martin~  cmartin@peralta.edu or

Scott Strong~  wstrong@peralta.edu


Fall 2017 Schedule for Culinary 41 “International Cuisine” (Served Thursday & Friday of each week in the Bistro dining room)

9/7 – 8~ Bistro Menu

9/14 – 15~ Cuisine of China

9/21 – 22~ Cuisines of Japan and Korea

9/28 – 29~ Cuisines of Thailand, Indonesia & Vietnam

10/5 – 6~ Cuisine of India

10/12 – 13~ Cuisine of France

10/19 – 20~Cuisine of Italy

10/27~ Cuisine of Spain

11/2 – 3~ Cuisines of Greece & Turkey

11/9~ Cuisines of Lebanon & Persia

11/10~ Holiday – Veterans’ Day

11/16 – 17~ Cuisines of Africa

~Thanksgiving Holiday       

11/30 – 12/1~ Cuisines of the Caribbean Islands

12/7 – 8~ Cuisine of Mexico

~Winter Recess


Below, a sampling of dishes we look forward to serving you in the Bistro!

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Caesar 2 Ballotine


Photo by Anthony Elias


About our menu

In addition to our seasonal menus, on Thursdays and Fridays our students will be taking culinary trips around the world with their class: International Cuisine. From classic French and Italian cooking to the fiery flavors and techniques of Mexico and Szechwan China, each week we will feature a different region of the world on our “specials” menu. Also, Monday through Wednesdays, our Contemporary American Bistro Cooking class will be serving seasonal foods  prepared with a modern flair.

Please join us in the Laney Bistro, as our students hone their culinary skills offering you fine dining at affordable prices.



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Laney Tower
April 1, 2010
Campus dining goes upscale: New bistro offers affordable fare served with flair
Laney Tower – Bistro Review (PDF – 220 KB)



Oakland Magazine
March/April 2011
Contemporary Cuisine at Yesterday’s Prices: Find Them at Laney College’s Bistro Restaurant
Oakland Magazine – Bistro Review (PDF – 2.5 MB)