Skyviews Restaurant Spring Dinner Series Highlights Food From Across America

Beginning Thursday, the dinner series highlights cuisine from distinctive cities throughout the United States.

For its Spring Dinner Series, Skyviews Restaurant will highlight a food from a distinctive city every week and create menus based on what is most popular there.

Each week, students will engineer and execute a dinner menu that celebrates the style of food and culture of a significant city, starting with Miami. The Spring Dinner Series begins Thursday (Feb. 8) and runs through April.

The lineup for the dinner series is:

  • Feb. 8 – Miami
  • Feb. 15 – New York City – a Valentine’s Day dinner with a champagne toast included.
  • Feb. 22 – New Orleans
  • March 1 – San Francisco
  • March 8 – Dallas
  • March 22 – Austin
  • March 29 – Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Special Evening Dinner and a Movie – “Julie and Julia” featuring recipes from Julia Child – Open to OLLI members only.
  • April 5 – Los Angeles
  • April 12 – Atlanta
  • April 19 – Fort Worth
  • April 26 – Chicago

A five-course, pre-fixed menu with choice of entrée is $29. The dinners on Feb. 15 and March 29 are $35. Skyviews features a wine list as well as a full bar.

Dinner begins at 6 p.m. with reservations taken every 15 minutes until 7:30 p.m. Reservations for the March 29 dinner must be made through the OLLI office at (806) 742-OLLI (6554.)

For more information and to make a reservation for the dinner series, call (806) 743-4763 or visit the Skyviews’ website.


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Skyviews Restaurant


Skyviews is a full-service, largely self-supporting restaurant that provides a hospitality laboratory experience for students in the restaurant, hotel and institution management program at Texas Tech.

It has a lunch buffet and a dinner service, which is a four-course menu that changes weekly. It is open for lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday and dinner 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday of set weeks during the semester.

Reservations are recommended.

Skyviews is at 1901 University Ave., Suite 600 (southeast corner of 19th Street and University Avenue) in the Texas Tech Plaza.


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