Cincinnati State has a variety of dining options, ranging from sit-down dinners to snacks on the go. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re bound to find the nourishment you need to keep you moving through your busy day.

Bakery Hill

Bakery Hill is the Midwest Culinary Institute’s retail bakery, located in the ATLC at Cincinnati State. Bakery Hill offers freshly made baked goods, a full-service coffee shop, and café luncheon choices. You can enjoy your Bakery Hill meal or treat at one of the nearby tables, or take it on the go.

In addition to being a great place to stop during a break on campus, Bakery Hill is also a full-service bakery, and accepts orders for cakes, pies, cupcakes, bread, and other pastries. In addition, Bakery Hill offers celebration cakes, customized especially for you. These cakes are created under the expert direction of Moe Thie, former owner of Virginia Bakery, and Certified Decorator, who has over 15 years experience creating beautiful and tasty cakes.

Bakery Hill accepts cash and credit cards for payment.

ATLC – Second Floor
(513) 569-4697

7:30 am – 4 pm M–Th
7:30 am – 2 pm F

Overlook Café

The Overlook Café, located on the first floor of the ATLC building, offers students, staff, and campus visitors a variety of meal and snack choices. Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner specials, a fresh salad and fruit bar, freshly made pizzas, sandwiches and wraps, and gourmet coffee are just some of the delectable options available every day at the Overlook Café.

With ample seating at the Overlook Café, it is the perfect place to grab lunch before class, meet with your study group, relax and unwind with friends.

The Overlook Café accepts cash, credit cards, and SurgeCards for payment.

ATLC - First Floor
513-569-1477 phone

7:30 am – 6 pm M–Th 
7:30 am – 2:15 pm F

Bakery Hill On Main

The Overlook Café operates a satellite location in the front lobby of the main building. This convenient quick-stop offers coffee, hot chocolate, water, soda, and juice, as well as bagels, baked goods, soups and wraps so you can get your day off to a great start.

Bakery Hill On Main accepts cash and SurgeCards.

Main Building – Front Lobby

7:30 am – 1:30 pm M–F


Cincinnati State offers catering services for your on-campus event. With a qualified staff, and an array of options, Catering Services can design a menu that is perfect for your group, your budget, and your palate.  Call (513) 569-4981 or email for more information.

The Summit

The Summit Restaurant at the Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State serves dinner to the public each Thursday through Saturday. Gourmet dishes are prepared fresh and served by well-trained students under the direction of Executive Chef Matthew Winterrowd.

Reservations are recommended, and are available on the half-hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. To make reservations at The Summit, call (513) 569-4980 or visit www.opentable.com.

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Vending Machines

Vending machines are located throughout Cincinnati State’s campus. There are more than 45 vending machines for your convenience located throughout the Main Building, Health Professions Building and the Advanced Technology & Learning Center. There are also vending machines on West Campus and at the Workforce Development Center. All vending machines accept cash, and many accept SurgeCard payment, so you can swipe, choose, and be on your way.