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Vita Nova, the University of Delaware's student-run restaurant, is accepting reservations for the spring semester.

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Vita Nova restaurant accepting reservations for spring semester


11:39 a.m., Jan. 8, 2013--Vita Nova, the University of Delaware’s student-run restaurant, is accepting reservations for the spring semester.

The restaurant, located on the second floor of the Trabant University Center, will open for lunch on Monday, Feb. 11, and for dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

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Students in the Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management will share with patrons a brand new menu and beverage selections.

Vita Nova offers an award winning lunch buffet Monday through Friday, from 11:30 a.m., and elegant dining Wednesday through Friday, from 5:30 p.m.

For those guests looking for more casual fair, the Darden Bistro offers a variety of small plates and a pre-theatre menu featuring a three-course prix fixe menu for only $20.

The Darden Bistro has the same opening hours as Vita Nova, Wednesday through Friday, starting at 5:30 p.m., during the semester.

For reservations, email, visit Open Table or call 302-831-0500.

About Vita Nova and HRIM

Vita Nova restaurant is a premier classroom dedicated to educating tomorrow's hospitality professionals. By dining out at Vita Nova, guests are also actively supporting the education of future leaders in the hotel and restaurant industry.

The Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 hospitality programs nationwide.

For more information, visit the Vita Nova website or the Facebook page.

Photos by Evan Krape

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