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Rainier Room

Rainier Room

Welcome to the Rainier Room, a unique restaurant located within the prestigious culinary arts program at Clover Park Technical College. At the Rainier Room, we combine the essence of a fine dining experience with the innovation and creativity fostered by our culinary arts program.

Our restaurant serves as a training ground for our aspiring chefs, providing them with an opportunity to showcase their skills and culinary artistry. Under the guidance of our experienced instructors, our students craft exceptional dishes that showcase their talent and passion for the culinary arts.

Step into the Rainier Room and indulge in a culinary journey like no other. Our carefully curated menu features a fusion of flavors, focusing on fresh regional cuisine designed to teach specific culinary skills. Specials menus are created exclusively by our advanced students to showcase all they have learned.

By dining at the Rainier Room, you contribute to the growth and development of our aspiring culinary professionals. Your patronage supports their journey towards becoming accomplished chefs, and your feedback helps refine their skills and refine their craft.

Whether you're seeking a remarkable culinary experience, looking to support emerging talent, or simply want to savor outstanding cuisine, the Rainier Room is the ideal destination. Join us for an unforgettable dining experience that celebrates the artistry and passion of our culinary arts program.


Building 31 | For location and directions, visit Campus Maps.


The Rainier Room is open for lunch Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. when classes are in session.

Contact Us

For reservations or more information call 253-589-5889 or email[at]


Spring 2024: April 17 - June 6
Summer 2024: July 17 - August 22
Fall 2024: October 9 - December 5


Our menus change quarterly, with a specials menu entirely designed by advanced students changing every two weeks.

On break. We will open again on July 17th, 2024



For lunch reservations call 253-589-5889 or use the reservations widget on the right margin. Reservations can be made thirty days in advance. We are closed between quarters, approximately three to four weeks for the students break and training.

Please understand if you call, students are in classes all over campus or online and do not monitor the phone. Phone messages will be checked Wednesday and Thursday mornings and a return call will be made at that time.

We accept cash (please no $50 or $100 bills), Visa and MasterCard. 

The Rainier Room is a teaching environment and we want students and diners alike to have a positive experience. Parties of 8 or more will be divided into smaller groups.


Reservations are limited. We adjust capacity based on students experience.

If no slots are showing available we are full for those days. We fill up fast, the reservation system is working fine...

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