Culinary Exchange

The Culinary Exchange is a public food court offering various breakfast, lunch and dinner items prepared by students in the Culinary Arts program at Red River College Polytechnic’s Paterson GlobalFoods Institute. Reservations are not required or available for any of the meals served.

Note: The Culinary Exchange is closed on weekends and all statutory holidays.

Short Order Lab

The Short Order lab specializes in favourite comfort foods for breakfast and lunch. Check out the current breakfast and lunch menus.

Global Cuisine

The Global Cuisine lab features menu items from various countries or ethnic regions, Tuesday to Thursday. The menu changes every three weeks. See the current Global Cuisine menu.

Garde Manger

The Garde Manger lab provides a variety of sandwiches, wraps, salads and other cold food items in the Grab’n’Go area of the Culinary Exchange. Details of each week’s selections are available on the News page.


Items sold in the Culinary Exchange are produced by various baking labs including Patisserie I, Patisserie II, and Professional Baking. Selection varies each week based on what is being learned in each lab. Please see the News page for specific items being sold each week.

Note: Availability will vary based on actual lab production.