The Central Texas College Culinary Arts Department will hold the final Patio Café Cuisine Nights Dining Experience of the spring semester Friday, serving Deep South delights from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center, building 106.

The meal starts with salads and appetizers. The smoked turkey salad ($9.50) features low-fat turkey nestled on a bed of Romaine salad greens with Genoa salami and provolone cheese. Diners can also choose the house salad ($3.75 or free with an entrée). The appetizers are baked artichoke dip ($4) and Brunswick stew ($9.50), which features chicken and beef together with fresh vegetables and southern seasonings. Diners can add a bowl to an entrée for $3 or a bowl to an entrée for $1.50.

The evening’s entrées are grilled New York strip steak ($13.50), spicy southern-fried catfish ($10) and barbecued boneless chicken legs ($9.50). Entrees are served with a choice of two side dishes: old-fashioned macaroni and cheese, mashed sweet potatoes, collard greens and black-eyed peas.

Dessert is peach cobbler with ice cream ($4.50) or carrot cake ($4.50).

Reservations are required. Call (254) 526-1515 by 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Contact M. Clare Haefner at or (254) 501-7551.

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