Spartan Inn opens next week

LIMA — The Spartan Inn will begin serving customers when its doors open for lunch beginning Tuesday, Oct. 4.

The culinary student-run restaurant will be open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. The Spartan Inn, located in the northwest wing of the school, has a separate entrance and parking area. The restaurant is closed if school is not in session.

The Spartan Inn serves a hot buffet bar, soups, salad and desserts for dine-in or carryout. Different entrees are featured throughout the year. The cost is $8 for the hot bar, soup, salad, dessert and a drink.

The Spartan Inn is led by instructor Lauren Bondrowski. The culinary program is just one of twelve career tech programs at Lima Senior.

Dean Brown joined The Lima News in 2022 as a reporter. Prior to The Lima News, Brown was an English teacher in Allen County for 38 years, with stops at Perry, Shawnee, Spencerville and Heir Force Community School. So they figured he could throw a few sentences together about education and business in the area. An award-winning photographer, Brown likes watching old black and white movies, his dog, his wife and kids, and the four grandkids - not necessarily in that order. Reach him at [email protected] or 567-242-0409.