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Fresh Twenty One restaurant

Woman holding a plate of food at a buffet

A unique dining experience

Open to the public, Fresh Café and Fresh Twenty One restaurant offer our students the opportunity to develop professional skills in a collaborative, practical learning environment - all while providing you with a unique dining experience.

Join us for a taste of what our first- and second-year Culinary, Tourism and Hospitality, and Baking and Pastry Arts students have to offer. We can't wait to welcome you.

Fresh Café

From French pastries, to decorative cakes, to chocolates, to artisanal breads, there’s plenty of opportunity to treat yourself at Fresh Café. Located inside Akerley Campus’s main entrance, our café also serves gourmet coffee and tea and offers a small seating area.

In addition to baked goods and sweets, our café stocks a selection of retail goods, ready-made meals and savoury snacks prepared by our culinary students.

Hours of operation (Oct - Apr)
Monday to Thursday, 8 am to 6:30 pm
Friday, 8 am to 3 pm

Contact Fresh Café

Fresh Twenty One Restaurant

When you dine at Fresh Twenty One, you help our students prepare for a bright future in Nova Scotia's culinary and hospitality industries. 

Lunch buffet

January - March 2024 (winter semester)

  • Days/times: Wednesday and Thursday seatings: 11:30 am and 11:45 am
  • Style: Action Station Buffet
  • Price: $19.95 plus tax
  • Selection of desserts: Additional $6
  • Beverages: Additional fee (prices vary)
  • Reservations required 

Dinner service

January - March 2024 (winter semester)

  • Days/times: Wednesday and Thursday, 5:30 pm, 5:45 pm, 6 pm
  • Style: Multi-course tasting menu (5-courses)
  • Price: $39.95 plus tax
  • Beverages: Additional fee
  • Reservations required 

Payment methods

  • Credit and debit card only
  • No cash or gratuities
    • (In lieu of gratuities, we accept donations for the Akerley Food Bank - cash or non-perishable/non-expired food items)


To contact the dining room with any questions, email:  (lunch service) or   (dinner service). 

Daily menus and special events

Follow us on social media for updates:

Facebook: Freshtwentyone
Instagram: @Fresh_Twenty_One