The University of Iowa

About Lunch With the Chefs

Lunch with the Chefs (LWTC) is a themed lunch hosted by University Dining at the IMU that is open to the public. When LWTC was first introduced in 1995, by Chef Barry Greenberg, it was originally intended to be a pop up lunch in River Room for around 50 guests, but 120 guests attended. Due to the high demand LWTC now hosts three events during the year in the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) for 400+ guests. 

Upcoming Menu and Mailing List

COMING SOON: The upcoming theme and menu for LWTC will be available at a later date.

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Past Events

Take a look at some of our past events and menus below.

The Beatles: Come Togther

This event took place in December 2019.

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Dairy Fest

This event took place in May 2019.

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Eggstravaganza

This event took place in March 2019.

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The Nightmare Before Christmas

This event took place in December 2018.

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Farm to Fork

This event took place in May 2018.

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Iowa Carnival

This event took place in March 2018.

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