Culinary Coin

We Provide Inspiring and Educational Culinary Experiences to High School Students in Washtenaw County

Are you a high school student that loves food? We would love to show you what Washtenaw County’s food community has to offer! Our mission is to inspire, teach, and help the next generation of chefs, food entrepreneurs, and service industry professionals in Washtenaw County. It’s free to apply for our culinary program and it’s also free to participate.

Current Experiences

You and a guest will be treated to a foodie feast that’s yummy, educational, and inspiring. During your visit, you’ll get to meet the team, receive VIP service, and even get a goody bag to take home!

Go! Ice Cream

Go! Ice Cream

We make everything by hand, from scratch. We use all-natural & local ingredients whenever possible, and we serve it up with laughter, joy, and probably a Beyoncé song or three. We look forward to having you experience our handmade & heartfelt deliciousness! Click to see what you'll eat!

Brûléed Banana Split

Two scoops of your choice with caramelized banana and all the fixings!

Brownie Sundae

Your choice of ice cream, hot fudge, and whipped cream on a brownie!

2 Pints-to-Go

Your choice of vanilla, sweet browned butter, chocolate sorbet, mango with chili and labelime, strawberry shortcookie or green tea ice cream.

2 Handmade Sodas

Your choice of Spicy Ginger Ale, Root Beer, Orange Soda, Rose Garden Soda, Key Lime Soda

Ginger Deli

Ginger Deli

Vietnamese food has been celebrated in the culinary scene for its colorful use of and twists on some of the world's freshest ingredients. With its blend of simple French flair and eclectic Asian ingredients, Vietnamese cuisine is emerging favorite on the global food trend. Click to see what you'll eat!

Summer Rolls

Vermicelli, lettuce, mint, cilantro, cucumber, mango, jicama, shrimp, pork, tangy, spicy peanut dipping sauce.

Vegetable Rolls

Vermicelli, lettuce, mint, seasonal vegetable, mango, jicama, tangy or spicy peanut dipping sauce.

Chicken Banh Mi

Marinated chicken, house made aioli, carrot and daikon pickle, jalapeno, cilantro, cucumber, french baguette.

Barbecue Beef Noodle

Rice noodles, shredded barbecue beef, scallion, onion, cilantro, lettuce, served dry with light sauce, basil, lime.

2 Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Your choice of ginger tea, thai ice tea, vietnamese coffee, soft drink or water.



Our menu is full of flavor and warmth, which carries through every aspect of the restaurant. Our guests are sincerely welcomed and cared for. Indian influences and traditions are woven together with a foundation of French philosophy and technique. Click to see what you'll eat!

Duck Confit Nachos

Crisped wontons, manchego, avocado, sriracha creme fraiche.

Lamb Balitos

Aromatic broth, baguette for dunking.

Green Chicken

Spicy green chili broth, French baked rice, castelvetrano olives, sweet onion.

Chocolate and Berry

Flourless French chocolate cake with white chocolate mousse and strawberry coulis.

A La Mode

Calder Dairy vanilla or chocolate ice cream.

2 Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Your choice of soft drink, coffee or tea.

Culinary Coin is free to apply and participate. If you are approved, you and a guest will receive a culinary experience funded by the Culinary Coin Fund.

As a business, you’ll earn redeemable culinary coin every time you host an experience.

Community Partners

Restaurant Partners

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