Dining Out on a Budget in Baltimore – Atelier Culinaire
Yes, you can eat at the fast food joints for under $10 but is it a quality meal? For $9.95 you can indulge in an Early Bird Two Course Dinner at Stratford University Culinary Program Restaurant, Atelier Culinaire located in the heart of Little Italy. From 5 pm to 6:30 pm, Wednesdays through Saturday, the restaurant lets you choose from a salad or soup for your first course and the second course is designated by the day of the week:
(Offerings in each category will rotate weekly)
Wednesday – Pasta
Thursday – Chicken
Friday – Fish
Saturday – Beef
Patrons have enjoyed the indulgence of the white linen service and fine dining proffered in Atelier Culinaire’s bi-level dining rooms and bar. Reservations are highly suggested and can be placed by calling (410) 528-2710 or www.opentable.com.
Atelier Culinaire Restaurant developed and run by Baltimore’s Stratford University Culinary Program that offers senior students a hands-on restaurant experience has expanded beyond their international dinner menu with additional choices like their 2 course Early Bird Dinner Special for $9.95 mentioned above and their 2-course Sunday Brunch for $15 from 11 a.m. to 2 pm.
Atelier Culinaire, which means “The Culinary Workshop”, is designed to offer excellent food and service while leading new talent into the culinary and hospitality world. Managed by the Stratford University, their goal is to showcase the students who are getting ready to graduate and fully prepare them for life after school. All of their student staffers are seeking employment once their externship is complete and Stratford University would be delighted to arrange introductions, in fact, it says so on their menus.
Atelier Culinaire Restaurant
806 Stiles Street
Baltimore (Little Italy), MD 21202
Reservations: (410) 528-2710
Twitter & Instagram: @atelier_806
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