Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design




Viacheslav HURT

Head of the Training Center “Student Café”

Address: Mala Shyianovska (Nemyrovycha-Danchenka) Street, 2, Kyiv, Academic building 9

Phone number: +38067-407-96-28

The training center “Student Café” is an educational laboratory of the Department of Tourism, Hotel and Restaurant Business of the Faculty of Cultural and Creative Industries of KNUTD, which was created for the purpose of implementing the main educational program, high-quality conducting of all types of educational activities, organization of events, practical training provided by the University’s curricula for students of the specialties 241 “Hotel and restaurant business” and 242 “Tourism”. Here, they have the opportunity to learn the basics of culinary art in real conditions, get acquainted with cooking techniques following modern trends, learn skills and master the properties of restaurant business organization at all stages of the enterprise’s operation. Students go to the workplaces of cooks and waiters according to the schedule.

The main task of the training center “Student Café” is to conduct practical and laboratory classes in the courses “Restaurant business”, “Hotel and restaurant business organization”, as well as provide basic training of specialists and practical training for students following curricula and programs, promote the professional development of students, formation of their culture of behavior, aesthetic taste for the chosen profession.


The laboratory is equipped with all necessary modern equipment for improvement and practical testing of previously acquired theoretical knowledge by students. The laboratory takes an active part in the organization of educational work. Catering for scientific and practical conferences, banquet buffets, thematic evenings “Christmas tables”, “Easter tables”, and “Student’s Day” are held based on the laboratory. There is also a club “Restaurant Service”.

The goal of the “Student Café” organization is to provide rational, useful, and, above all, affordable food. The team of the Department aims to expand the range of products with healthy food dishes that will be in demand among all visitors.

The training center “Student Café” invites you to taste both classic confectionery and real exclusives. Here you will find wonderful cupcakes, exquisite cakes, tartlets, gingerbread, and other delicacies.

Employees and students of KNUTD, as well as Kyiv residents and guests of the city, can delight themselves with specialty snacks, salads, hot food, and desserts at affordable prices. The best chefs and brand chefs of Asteri restaurant of “Sad-Lux” LLC are cooking. They are assisted by students of the Department of Tourism, Hotel and Restaurant Business, KNUTD.

Each banquet buffet is an elaborate arrangement of dishes, ingredients, cooking techniques, wines, temperatures, sounds, and light. The most exciting and lively events are made by the students themselves. There are gastronomic experiments, lectures, seminars, workshops, and language clubs. For students, this is a place to practice and realize yourself.