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World Culinary Tour 2020

Take a Culinary Tour Around the Globe

March - December

Travel the world without leaving Cedar Rapids! The Class Act Restaurant, located within The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, takes diners on a culinary adventure once a month from March through December. Savor an authentic, multicourse meal from a featured region, crafted by our chef, David Wieseneck with help from the students at Kirkwood’s Culinary Arts program. 
Call: 319-848-8777 for reservations.

Join us as we explore the flavors of Egypt! [Cancelled]

July 8 & 9


We have suspended our World Culinary Tour dinners for now due to Covid-19.  We hope to resume our exploration of worldly cuisine as soon as possible!  - Jacob Larson, Restaurant & Beverage Manager  


$40 per person

Alcohol pairings will be suggested but not included.

Call (319) 848-8777 to reserve your spot. Reservations are highly recommended. 

2020 Passport Dinner Locations:

Louisiana, U.S.A.

March 4 & 5


Rescheduled to April 2021

Basque, Spain

Rescheduled to May 2021


Rescheduled to June 2021


July 8 and 9

Provence, France

 Aug. 5 and 6


Sept. 9 and 10


Oct. 7 and 8

Quebec, Canada

Nov. 4 and 5

Naples, Italy

Dec. 2 and 3

Stamp Your Passport

You will receive your World Culinary Tour Passport when dining with us and a stamp for each Passport dinner you attend.

Attend four dinners and your fifth is free!

For each dinner you attend, you'll be entered into a drawing to win an overnight stay at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center.

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