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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

  • A female hospitality management student stands on the Horseshoe in front of the historic McCutchen House. She holds a delicious-looking plated meal.

    McCutchen House on the Historic Horseshoe

McCutchen House Dining

The University of South Carolina's School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management hosts a variety of dining options at the unique and historic McCutchen House.

The McCutchen House is more than a restaurant. It's a hands-on classroom where hospitality management students gain valuable experience in running a full-service restaurant. Below are the types of services we generally offer.

Garden Grill

The Garden Grill, open Tues. – Fri. for lunch during the summer months, offers a wide variety of grilled favorites including cheeseburgers and chicken sandwiches, salads and wraps, in addition to daily specials. Open May 11–July 30, 2021, weather permitting.

Bistro Lunch Dining

Open to faculty, staff, students and accompanied guests during fall and spring semesters. With the exception of university holidays, the McCutchen House Bistro hours of lunch service are Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Grab and Go Lunches

Open to faculty, staff, students and accompanied guests during fall and spring semesters. With the exception of university holidays, the McCutchen House Grab and Go hours of lunch service are Tuesday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Reservations recommended.

Private Lunch Dining

Private dining at the McCutchen House is offered to any group of six or fewer guests. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion with friends, arranging a unique business meeting or creating a memorable meal with on-campus guests, this private board-room-style setting will be sure to please. Reservations required.

Weddings and Special Events

Whether you are a bride looking for an exquisite backdrop for your wedding reception, or you would like to reserve a room for a corporate gathering, the McCutchen House can serve as a unique and memorable location for your special occasion. Horseshoe Catering can help you create the perfect event.

 

McCutchen House History

This beautiful home was originally built as a faculty house in 1813. Having survived the Civil War, and the ever-changing landscape of the University of South Carolina, McCutchen House is now operated by the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management as a venue for dining, culinary and wine classes and special events. Find out more about George McCutchen, for whom the house is named, and other interesting facts about the building's rich history. Read more about McCutchen House history. 


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