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The Oak Room

The Oak Room is known throughout South Dakota as a fine dining opportunity not to be missed! An integral part of the Culinary Academy at Mitchell Technical College, the Oak Room serves meals five days a week through approximately May 1 each year. Located in the Mitchell Tech Campus Center at 1800 East Spruce Street, this elegant dining room will help you create a memorable meal experience!

The Oak Room has been in operation since 1969 and has been directed by five Culinary Arts Department Heads: Ernst Wirt, John Weber, Randy Doescher, Jim Wagner and current department head Josh Kranz. Approximately 10 to 20 students work on the Oak Room staff each year serving approximately 2,000 meals. Students rotate responsibilities and serve as chef, waiter, bus person, etc. each day. Graduates of the Culinary Academy work in many occupational fields including head chefs, sous chefs, kitchen managers, food service managers, restaurant managers, etc.

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The Oak Room is available by reservation to the public for both private dining and group functions. Don't miss your chance to experience Oak Room dining in Mitchell Tech's prestigious campus restaurant. Reservations are required.

To slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Oak Room will not open until this fall.

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