The Restaurant at Purdue Northwest

Part of the White Lodging School for Hospitality and Tourism Management, The Restaurant at Purdue Northwest allows students interested in hospitality and tourism the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in an elegant setting.

Hospitality Management Minor


The Hospitality and Tourism Management program at Purdue University Northwest is restarting our student-managed restaurant where our senior-level students develop and manage their very own restaurant for a day.

To make reservations, please email on the reservation date listed, so our student managers could plan for your arrival. Please provide us with your contact information, preferred seating time either 5 pm or 7:15 pm, number of guests in your party and entrée selections for all of your guests. The menu will be shared the week of your reservation dates.

We accept cash and credit cards. The price for our five-course meal is $25.00 + tax.


Our dining room is located in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Building: 2300 173rd Street, Hammond, IN 46323.

See the Hammond Campus Map

Upcoming Dates

USA – February 22

  • Reservations Begin: February 10

Caribbean Sea – March 1

  • Reservations Begin: February 17

Italy – March 8

  • Reservations Begin: February 24

Down Under – March 22

  • Reservations Begin: March 3

Germany/Poland – March 29

  • Reservations Begin: March 17

Mediterranian Sea – April 5

  • Reservations Begin: March 24

Far East – April 12

  • Reservations Begin: March 31

France – April 19

  • Reservations Begin: April 7

Student stands in a kitchen and chops vegetables

Student is using a blender.

Students work behind-the-scenes to learn the ins and outs of the restaurant industry.

Students are prepping food.

Prepping and preparing is a big part of the learning restaurant.

Students are serving food.

Students getting ready to enjoy a delicious meal. The meal themes and menus rotate each semester featuring American and international flavors.

Students are being checked in to eat.

Welcome to The Restaurant at Purdue Northwest.


White Lodging Center of Hospitality and Tourism Management
2300 173rd St
Hammond, IN 46323