William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration

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Capstone Café

Come enjoy themed décor, unique foods, and specialty drinks! Here, students learn management techniques and customer relations skills as they work the front and back of the house in this William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration tradition of food and beverage offerings.

All lunches and dinners feature three courses – an appetizer, choice of entrée and dessert. Appetizers and small plates are also available during dinner hours.

are open to the campus community and the public and are held in the Boyd Dining Room on the second floor of Frank and Estella Beam Hall. Reservations are not required.

Come join us!

Spring Semester 2015 Schedule

Lunches: $8 per person (11:30-12:45)

  • Tuesday, March 3, (Good Vibes Caribbean Cafe)
  • Wednesday, March 4, (St Patrick’s Day/Pre-Game)
  • Thursday, March 5, (Le Café Rebelle)
  • Tuesday, March 10, (Sinatra’s Kitchen)
  • Wednesday, March 11, (So. Cal Fusion)
  • Thursday, March 12, (Don’t Go Bacon My Heart)
  • Tuesday, March 17, (French Cuisine)
  • Wednesday, March 18, (Sin City Southern)
  • Thursday, March 19, (Taste of the States)
  • Tuesday, April 7, (the Baconry)
  • Wednesday, April 8, (Rebel Deli)
  • Thursday, April 9, (Tex Mex)
  • Tuesday, April 14, (Babes and Beaus BBQ)
  • Wednesday, April 15, (Five Elements – Asian)
  • Thursday, April 16, (Southern Comfort)
  • Tuesday, April 21, (The American Grille)
  • Wednesday, April 22, (Mama Mangia)
  • Thursday, April 23, (Taste of Italy)

Dinners: $12 to $20 per person

Café hours are from 5 to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, March 3

Thursday, April 9

Wednesday, March 4

Tuesday, April 21

Thursday, March 5

Wednesday, April 22

Tuesday, March 17

Thursday, April 23

Wednesday, March 18

Tuesday, May 5

Thursday, March 19

Wednesday, May 6

Tuesday, April 7

Thursday, May 7

Wednesday, April 8


Friday Dinners/Wine Pairings: $20 per person

Café hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Register in advance: mohsen.azizsoltani@unlv.edu.

  • Friday, March 13, theme: French
  • Friday, March 27, theme: Italian
  • Friday, April 10, theme: Spanish/Mediterranean
  • Friday, April 24, theme: beer and food pairing hosted by Nevada Beverage
  • Friday, May 1, theme: United States hosted by Trinchero Family Estates (Napa Valley)


Contact for Tuesday luncheons: Professor Mohsen Azizsoltani, mohsen.azizsoltani@unlv.edu, 702-895-3617

Contact for Wednesday and Thursday luncheons: Chef Daniel Swift, daniel.swift@unlv.edu, 702-895-4814

Contact for Wednesday and Thursday dinners: Chef Kurt Struwe, kurt.struwe@unlv.edu, 702-895-3620