Columns Cafe will serve Asian-inspired meal Dec. 5


NATCHITOCHES – The Columns Café at Northwestern State University will serve a Asian inspired dinner from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 in Room 225 of the Family and Consumer Sciences Building.


The menu will include an appetizer, Gôi cuôn-Rice Paper Spring Rolls (Vietnam); Thai Noodle Salad with Peanut Lime Dressing (Thailand), Maeum Tang-Spiced Fish Soup (with cod) (Korea) and an entrée of Mu Shu Pork with Mandarin Pancakes (China). Dessert is Goma-anko Manju-Sweetened bean paste dumpling (Japan) served with Cha Yen-Thai ice tea made with Thai tea, sweetened condense milk and milk (Thailand).


The price is $45. To register visit  For more information contact Landon Amberg at (318) 357-2736 or


The Columns Café is a hands-on outreach of the Hospitality Management and Tourism program that debuted in 2018 that serves lunches and dinners on select dates. The Café is located in Room 225 of the Family and Consumer Sciences Building. Guests must purchase tickets in advance and seating is directed so that all seats are filled.


The Columns Café is student-run with seasonal, locally sourced meals prepared in the culinary arts lab and served by students. The Café provides students with experiential learning in the logistics and teamwork required to plan, prepare and serve a formal dinner. All proceeds go towards support of HMT students and academic programming.