February 11, 2019

Are you looking to impress someone special on Valentine’s Day? Chef Mike Palazzola is here to help! He’s offered up his expertise to create an unforgettable meal for the occasion. “I am a big fan of ‘less is more,’ said Chef Mike. “I have a three-course meal that is somewhat ‘fool proof’ and is guaranteed […]

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February 7, 2019

The Restaurant at Prairie Dell will once again open its doors to the public this spring. Join the East Central College Culinary Department for gourmet food, top-notch service and a small bill! The limited-run restaurant will be open March 26 – May 2 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Reservations […]

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September 21, 2016

#InspiringExcellence – Culinary Arts Instructor Awarded Chef of the Year Chef Mike Palazzola, Certified Executive Chef (CEC), competed in the Chef of the Year Culinary Challenge on August 21, where he placed first. He was one of three chefs nominated to compete by the ACF committee out of the pool of CECs in the St. Louis […]

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