Porterville College is pleased to announce that its Treasure Café is now open to the public from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday for breakfast and lunch. The Treasure Café features freshly made soup, salads, wraps and an array of grill items. The café is located inside the Student Center.
Parking Permits are required to visit the Treasure Cafe. Failure to use a parking permit will result in ticketing. Please contact the front desk in the Academic Center building for a temporary parking permit.
The Treasure Café is under the direction of Chef Pat Coyle who is a Certified Culinary Educator that retired from Bakersfield College (BC) in July 2014. For over 30 years, he was the Instructor and Division chair of BC’s Culinary Arts Program & Renegade Dining Room. Additionally, as BC’s Food Service Director he oversaw the preparation of meals for over 20,000 students, 300 staff, and the Child Development Center.
Prior to joining BC, Chef Coyle established the food service operations at Taft College. Also, he was an U.S. Army Staff Sergeant managing food operations. He is an American Culinary Society member and twice recipient of the Bakersfield Chef of the Year Award.
The Treasure Café/Student Center is available for rental, along with catering options. If you have any questions or to schedule catering services, please contact the Chef Pat Coyle at (559) 791-2343 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.