What is Spicebox?

The Spice Box is a student-run restaurant associated with the University of Illinois Hospitality Management Program.

Each Spice Box meal has two menu selections, a Prix Fixe four-course meal option and a special two-course meal option. Prices vary by meal. Specialty wine and beverages are available. Meals are held Wednesdays and Fridays during the semester.

February 2

Life Is Sweet

An evening filled with sweet spins on culinary favorites intended to showcase Ella Dunn's dream of owning a bakery in the near future!

February 9

Santorini Greece

A dining experience celebrating the flavors and traditions of Santorini, Greece.

February 16

Southern Comfort

A fine dining spin on the flavors and feel of southern comfort foods.

February 23



Reservations are available in half-hour time slots at 5, 5:30, 6, 6:30, and 7 p.m. Please call 217-333-6520 to reserve your table today.


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Spice Box Success

Discover how the Spice Box has shaped the experiences of both student managers and patrons. Read our stories.