The Oak Room is known throughout South Dakota as a fine dining opportunity not to be missed! An integral part of the Culinary Academy at Mitchell Technical Institute, the Oak Room serves meals five days a week through May 1st. Now in its new location in the MTI Campus Center at 1800 East Spruce Street
, this elegant dining room will help you create a memorable meal experience!
The Oak Room has been in operation since 1969 and has been directed by four Culinary Arts Department Heads: Ernst Wirt, John Weber, Randy Doescher, and current department head Jim Wagner. Approximately 10 to 20 students work on the Oak Room staff each year serving approximately 2,000 meals. Students rotate responsibilities and serve as chef, waiter, bus person, etc. each day. Graduates of the Culinary Academy work in many occupational fields including head chefs, sous chefs, kitchen managers, food service managers, restaurant managers, etc.
The Oak Room is available by reservation to the public for both private dining and group functions. Don't miss your chance to experience Oak Room dining in MTI's prestigious campus restaurant. Reservations are required. Call 995-3030 for reservations.
Special note: Patrons are requested to be seated by 11:30 AM to accommodate students' instructional schedules. Thank you for your cooperation.
The Oak Room is now closed for the year. We will re-open on Thursday, September 26, 2013. Thank you for your patronage!