Come visit our award-winning student-run VenU restaurant for lunch or dinner and enjoy seasonal dishes prepared by our apprentice chefs, and professional service from our hospitality and events students.
Wednesday à la carte lunch
Dates: Wednesdays from 24 April to 19 June
Time: From 6pm. Last booking available at 7pm.
Dates: Wednesdays from 8 May to 19 June
Thank you for choosing VenU Restaurant. As this is a student-run training restaurant we take bookings for dinner service from 6pm with the last booking time available at 7pm.
Dinner services will be prepared and served by students. We appreciate your understanding that we will require all patrons to vacate the restaurant by 9.30pm.
Thursday café lunch
Dates: Thursdays on the following dates (in partnership with the transition education students).
- Every Thursday from 1 March to 28 March
- Every Thursday from 2 May to 23 May
- 27 June
VenU is an industry-standard facility providing a simulated work environment for hospitality students to refine their skills under the guidance of our expert teachers. The licensed restaurant features:
- a main dining room that seats 100 guests
- a function space for 50 guests
- à la carte, café and bistro dining
- menus featuring seasonal and local produce
- a selection of local wines and craft beers.
In the past, VenU has been awarded Best Training Restaurant at the Restaurant and Catering Victoria Excellence Awards.
Address: VenU Restaurant, Level 1, Building D, Footscray Nicholson Campus - Corner of Nicholson & Buckley Streets, Footscray