Café & Dining


Clipper Café & Bake Shop:  Closed due to COVID-19 impacts
Percival Restaurant: Hours will be listed when we are able to reopen for full service

Support local businesses: many local businesses continue to offer food service, both in-person and to-go. We encourage you to check out our local food scene on the Why I Go Downtown webpage, via the Olympia Downtown Alliance.

Our Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs make for campus dining options that are always inspiring and never boring. Located in the Student Union Building (Bldg. 27), we have three areas to choose from.

Clipper Café The Bake Shop Percival Restaurant

The Bake Shop

Hours will be listed when we are able to reopen for service.

"The Bake Shop offers delectable baked goods - all made fresh daily by student bakers! The selection varies, but includes items like:

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  • Cakes
  • Pies
  • Cookies
  • Cinnamon rolls
  • Truffles
  • Filled pastries & tarts
  • Breads & rolls

Clipper Café

Closed during the 2021/2022 academic year due to COVID-19 impacts.

The Clipper Café offers daily breakfast and lunch specials prepared on the grill, and ready-to-go salads, sandwiches, and deli items from the cold case. The café specializes in seasonal-traditional comfort foods, all prepared to order in a timely fashion.

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  • Traditional full service breakfast, plus to-go options
  • Grab-n-Go salads, sandwiches, and deli items from the cold case
  • Hot sandwiches from the grill
  • Daily soups


Percival Restaurant

Hours will be listed when we are able to reopen for full service.

Our upscale dining experience offers diners local and seasonally inspired menus. A different menu of world cuisine is featured each quarter, offering vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices. Visitors can sit back and relax in this hidden treasure located within a stone's throw of Percival Creek.

Percival Dining logoThe Percival Restaurant is the instructional facility for students enrolled in our Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs. All gratuities are tax-deductible donations to the Culinary Arts program via the SPSCC Foundation, which support student scholarships, emergency grants, and completion funding. The Percival highlights our students’ progress in culinary development through preparations in one of their final modules of the Culinary Program.


Percival Coordinator, 360-596-5404

Upon reopening to the public, we will return to offering large party and private event options.

Culinary Arts Chef Instructor:
Chef Scott McLean, Culinary Arts, 360-596-5392