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Café Protégé

2400 Metrocentre Blvd. (45th St.) Send to Phone
561-688-2001 | Menu
At this lunch-only eatery of the Lincoln Culinary Institute, student chefs turn out food that’s crowd-pleasing but far from making them Top Chef contenders.

Lunch Mon.-Thurs.

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Café Protégé Restaurant Review

: In a pleasant setting of dark maple woodwork brightened by picture windows, enthusiastic students from the Lincoln Culinary Institute serve lunch crafted by student chefs (and faculty supervisors). Because the café is a training facility, menus change often. But a predominance of familiar, standard items like eggplant Parmesan, pan-seared sesame tuna with Asian slaw, jalapeño-marinated fried chicken bites with blue cheese dressing, honey-glazed grilled pork cutlets and the like suggest that future chefs are being focused towards commercial crowd-pleasing cooking, and not becoming the next Food Network stars.


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