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Passport at The Art Institute of Jacksonville
8775 Baypine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32256
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$30 and under
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Passport at The Art Institute of Jacksonville Details
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tues - Weds: 11:00am - 1:00pm
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Contemporary American, Global, International
Chef William Thompson
Cafe, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, View
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Chef William Thompson x
Culinary Programs & Curriculum
Academics - Culinary
Choosing among culinary schools can be difficult. Your search can end here at The Art Institute of Jacksonville, where you can learn the real-world skills and gain the hands-on experience you need to get started and pursue opportunities in the dynamic culinary field. There's nothing quite like working in the culinary profession. It's a palate-pleasing combination satisfaction and knowing that you've found your niche. Choose from our degree, diploma, and certificate programs. Not all culinary programs are offered at all locations.
The Art Institute offers free parking in our parking garage. Park and walk to the main entrance. Passport is located on the third floor of the building. When you get to the third floor walk right or left and view our teaching kitchens before dining.
A word from Passport at The Art Institute of Jacksonville
Passport is the student run restaurant of the International Culinary School at the Art Institute of Jacksonville. The cuisine is contemporary American with influences from around the world. The restaurant is staffed by students while being supervised by the Chef Instructors. Each quarter a new
class of students begins and a new menu is implemented by Chef Bill Thompson to reflect the seasons. The students are then trained on each kitchen station where they produce the recipes for the guests. The serving staff also rotates each quarter. The restaurant is open on Tuesday and Wednesday lunch from 11:00am until 1:00pm. The Art Institute is located at 8775 Baypine Road Jacksonville, FL.
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I was a little dissappointed that
they were out of the cassoulet. That is one of my favorite dishes. The lamb ribs were excellent. However, I had the duck and it did not realize that it came with jalapenos on top of it and the sauce was a bit to spicy for my taste. I did remove the jalapenos but it the after affects were not good for me. I would suggest that the server let you know how spicy a dish is after you order it. I have an gastric disease and it inflammed my condition."
Dined on 2/26/2014
The food and service were
unsurpassed as we enjoyed lunch this week. Each time we go, we feel like it cannot get any better. But each time seems to amaze us. The Moroccan quail was tender & meaty, with only a few tiny bones - a lot of meat for a $3 plate. We totally enjoyed the sweet potato ravioli as an appetizer, the lamb ribs as the other entree, and the guava flan for dessert. One great thing about this restaurant is that your server is also one of the chefs for most of the semester, so he/she knows each dish inside & out, so their recommendations are very worthwhile. You will love this place and return often! [Tuesdays & Wednesdays only]"
Dined on 2/12/2014
Really enjoyed the mussels! I
didn't know duck could be so lean, tasty and tender...yummy."
Dined on 2/5/2014
The creative food prepared by
students of the Jacksonville Culinary Institute was delicious as always -- and a great value in terms of price relative to quality. Service was a bit spotty but the wait staff are students as well, learning the business. And since this was only the second week of the semester (new menu), a few kinks are to be expected. Tables are available in the kitchen or in the dining room overlooking a large lake. Highly recommended. Be sure to make reservations on OpenTable since days/times are limited."
Dined on 1/28/2014
This restaurant had amazing food.
The price is awesome and the service is great! Love the experience. Will be eating there often."
Dined on 11/19/2013
Creative and excellently prepared
food in a comfortable setting overlooking a lake and the demonstration kitchen. Because this is a school, the service level is acceptable for students in a learning situation but would never work for a high end restaurant serving similar quality food. But if you aren't in a hurry and want to try unique and delicious small or large plates at bargain prices, this place is for you!"
Dined on 10/29/2013
We were a group of five (5) and we
took a co-worker there for lunch to celebrate her birthday. The host sat us at a round table in the corner overlooking the water, which was very scenic and nice. The food was outstanding and the presentation ("plating") was beautiful. The service was great. We ordered several "small plate" items so that all of us could sample everything, in addition to the large plate items (entrees) that we ordered (each of us ordered something different and we even tried a bite of each other's entrees). We truly enjoyed our dining experience, and although it was a bit of a distance for us to travel ... we will definitely dine at The Passport Restaurant again."
Dined on 10/22/2013
I was so happy to have found this
great lunch spot, you have to make a reservation to get in and they dont advertise that I know of. But the place was great it was fancy food but at cheap prices. We loved it!!"
Dined on 10/9/2013
Enjoyed the meal. Katie the
waitress was wonderful - friendly and efficient. Food was great!"
Dined on 9/11/2013
top notch menu, changes each
quarter, always in season & unique. open tuesdays & wednesdays only. reservations are a must as this spot becomes more & more popular. upscale service appreciated at this teaching restaurant. soooo affordable ($3 & $7)."
Dined on 8/14/2013
Impressive food cooked by the
culinary students. Presentation is pretty and food is delicious. Also served by the students. A slight bit slow but worth it all. Price is reasonable too."
Dined on 8/13/2013
This is a great value for money
lunch proposition. Food is always interesting and for the most part successful. Service can be a bit spotty but attitude of servers is always very positive."
Dined on 8/7/2013
Very nice setting with views of
pond and the kitchen. Food is creative, delicious and reasonable priced. Service is pleasant but slow and in some cases, diners need to request appropriate utensils and drink refills. But the cooks and the servers are students so a few glitches are to be expected as they learn the ropes. Definitely an excellent dining experience....as long as you aren't in a hurry!"
Dined on 7/31/2013
Food was excellent and the summer
menu is better than the spring menu. The scallops and quinoa was very tasty. Service was perhaps over exuberant with plates being offered to be taken away a bit too quickly. Also would suggest that servers pour water and tea at table rather than taking glasses away. These are small learning points for the students. Overall good job though."
Dined on 7/17/2013
they were sure we have water & tea
,, ( I drink a lot of tea with a lot of ice) .. they remembered our orders and seem to be seasoned students. I was surprised at the difference from my last time there."
Dined on 7/16/2013
Great food and prices....
Presentation is top Shelf!!!!"
Dined on 5/21/2013
If this is was suppose to be a
review of things to come for any student going into the service industry ... I am going to have start cooking at home more. I would have assumed if you were going to school here - you would have had some experience working in the food industry. Our waitress didnt even give us the appropriate silverware for us. She came to our table once to ask if we were ready with our check - when we had just started eating. The food was blah - nothing to rave home about. My dessert was something out of the Jello box you can make at home. The only thing I had that was pretty good was the Shrimp & Grits appetizer. I have tried the school in Ft. Lauderdale before and thought it was great. Was really let down."
Dined on 5/7/2013
Great pricing - and wonderful food
Look forward to next semister's menu"
Dined on 5/7/2013
We took another couple from out of
town and they loved it. We had been only once before and our experience each time was very good. Excellent food presentations. Excellent service. Limited but interesting menu. Not expensive at all. Great relaxing view from the third floor overlooking a large pond/lake."
Dined on 4/23/2013
The shrimp in the shrimp and grits
were overdone but the dish was excellent"
Dined on 4/9/2013
Unique experience to enjoy small
plates and entrees designed, prepared and served by Culinary Institute students. Cuisine is creative, delicious, and reasonable priced. View of pond or glass walled kitchen is an added bonus. Open only on Tues and Wed for lunch only when school is in session."
Dined on 3/12/2013
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