Chemical Education is GOLDEN

25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education
hosted by the University of Notre Dame, July 29 - August 2, 2018


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Dining Options for the BCCE


Breakfasts: Will be pay as you go through South Dining Hall. Breakfasts will be available on Mon-Thurs from 7 - 8 am for $11.00 per person.

Lunch: South Dining Hall -- will provide lunch for the conference on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 11:30 am - 2:00 pm. These meals are included in the registration price of all attendees -- tickets will be in the registration packets..

Evening meals:

Sunday will provide the opportunity to "Dine on the Blacktop". We are arranging for a number of food trucks to set up shop in the parking lot between the Compton Ice Arena (the venue for the Opening Plenary Session) and Notre Dame Stadium. This pay-as-you-go event will serve between 4-6:15 pm and will ensure that you have time to dine between the afternoon sessions and the Opening Plenary Session.

Desserts and a cash bar will be available during the opening reception in the Exhibit Hall in Duncan Student Center (7th floor).

Monday we will be providing "heavy hors o'duerves" and a cash bar in the Exhibit Hall area as part of the BCCE Sci-Mix Poster Session. Then join us for the 2YC3 Ice Cream Social upstairs during the poster sessions.

Tuesday evening -Join us for a variety of experiences in Downtown South Bend. We will have transportation set up to explore the night scene in downtown South Bend. Microbrews your thing? Join the Mishawaka/South Bend Brewery tour (registration required at registration check-in due to limited space). Prefer a leisurely dinner, then hop on one of our buses and enjoy a dinner at one of our many downtown eateries (see the listing below). To top off the evening, stop by the amazing River Lights display on the St. Joseph River and enjoy the park.

Wednesday we will be providing "heavy hors o'duerves" and a cash bar in the Ballroom Area of the Duncan Student Center along with our traditional bash with Al D. Hyde and the Key Tones. There will be a number of surprises at this event as well to celebrate the 50th year anniversary of Chemical Education conferences.


South Bend Dining Options:

Downtown Restaurants

Baker's Bar and Grille

(574) 245-7280

Baker’s Bar and Grille offers a classic Americana menu, drink specials, and nightly dinner specials. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Experience the Studebaker themed atmosphere, watch the latest sports or news on one of the 60 in televisions, and unwind with your friends and colleagues.

123 N. St. Joseph St.
46601·South Bend·,·IN


Barnaby's Pizza of South Bend

(574) 288-4981

Serving great pizzas, sandwiches, soups and salads. The grill is always hopping with a wide array of choices. Wine and beer are served. A great place to bring the team after the game and a popular family hang-out. Non-Smoking environment. Open for lunch and dinner.

713 E. Jefferson Blvd.
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Ben's Soft Pretzels

(574) 287-0954

122 South Michigan Street
46601·South Bend·,·IN


Blarney Stone

(574) 232-0626

A popular spot for the college age crowd. This club features full bar service with weekend music hosted by live bands or DJ’s.

113 E. Wayne St.
46601·South Bend·,·IN


Bruno's Pizza

(574) 234-2222

Bruno's Pizza offers authentic Italian pizza available for eat-in or carry-out.

131 S. Michigan St.
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Cafe Navarre

(574) 968-8101

Cafe Navarre features a menu distinguished by simplicity, full flavor, and healthiness in the French, Italian and Spanish styles, their menu also offers fresh fish options. Lunch Hours: 11am-2pm, Monday-Friday. Dinner served 5pm-10pm, Monday-Thursday, 5pm-11pm, Friday & Saturday and 4pm-9pm on Sunday.

101 N. Michigan Street
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Cambodian Thai

(574) 289-2877

Authentic Thai cuisine in a casual family friendly atmosphere.

235 S Michigan St
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Carmela's At Macri's

(574) 280-4824

The intimate family dining room and bar offers the best in fine Italian dining. Home made pasta dishes and other authentic favorites are served up in this outdoor Italian garden themed restaurant.

214 N. Niles Ave.
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Chicory Café

(574) 234-1141

A French Quarter style coffee house offering coffee drinks made from Fair Trade coffee beans. From beignets to po-boy sandwiches the Chicory will satisfy your Cajun cravings.

105 East Jefferson Blvd
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Cinco 5

(574) 520-1455

112 W Colfax Ave
46601·South Bend·,·IN


CJ's Pub & Catering

(574) 233-5981

Filled with N.D. sports memorabilia and plasma T.V.’s, CJ’s features the famous Gourmet Pub Burger. Live music is featured throughout the year and on N.D. home football weekends.

236 S. Michigan Street
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Corby's Irish Pub

(574) 233-5326

A well known hot-spot for Notre Dame students. The movie "Rudy" was filmed at this location. Full bar service and musical entertainment on weekends.

441 E. Lasalle Ave.
46624·South Bend·,·IN


East Bank Emporium Restaurant

(574) 234-9000

Overlooking the St. Joseph River and East Race Waterway. Featuring Prime Rib and Seafood. Serving lunch, dinner and your favorite beverages / cocktails.

121 S. Niles Avenue
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Fiddler's Hearth

(574) 232-2853

A local "public house" - a gathering place for Celtic artists and the public at large. Food & drink menu reflects the traditions of the Seven Celtic Nations; also offers American dishes for the less adventurous.

127 N Main St
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Finnies Next Door

(574) 404-6100

Finnies Next Door offers a wide variety of entertainment to appeal to many. ·A gaming floor, jumbotron, state of the art lights/dance floor and 24 taps with healthy food options.

233 South Main St.
46601·South Bend·,·IN


Frank's Place

(574) 232-2277

“South Bend's Original Neighborhood Bar,” features daily lunch and dinner specials. An extensive menu offering everything from hamburgers to steaks. A hometown favorite. Features a full bar.

327 W Marion St
46624·South Bend·,·IN


India Garden

(574) 233-3300

123 N. Michigan ave
46601·South Bend·,·IN


LaSalle Grill

(574) 288-1155

Committed to providing fine dining and refined entertainment that is unique in South Bend. An innovative menu features the finest fresh foods available. An AAA Four Diamond Award winner.

115 West Colfax
46624·South Bend·,·IN


LaSalle Kitchen and Tavern

(574) 288-1174

Before, after or even during dinner, enjoy a cocktail while relaxing in a plush leather sofa and listening to live music. Or choose to relax in our Cigar Parlor where a wide selection of premium cigars are available.

115 West Colfax
46624·South Bend·,·IN


Macri's Bakery and Deli

(574) 282-1010

This popular deli features authentic Italian meats, cheeses, Soups, salads and sandwiches. The bakery specializes in Italian Pastries, Cookies, Cakes, Donuts and Wedding Cakes.

214 N. Niles Ave.
46617·South Bend·,·IN


Nom Nom Pho Noodles N Rice

(574) 404-6480

Vietnamese Restaurant

211 N. Main Street
46601·South Bend·,·IN



(574) 288-7337

A wide variety of creative breakfast and lunch choices with breakfast served all day. A popular spot for business types during the week. It’s also the place to be “seen” on the weekends. Meeting rooms available as well as event catering. Seasonal outside dining. Non-smoking environment.

127 S Michigan St
46601·South Bend·,·IN


Render Kitchen & Bar

(574) 239-7777

521 E Jefferson Blvd.
46617·South Bend·,·IN


Rocco's Restaurant

(574) 233-2464

Family-owned pizzeria offering a variety of pizzas cooked to perfection since 1951.

537 N St Louis Blvd
46617·South Bend·,·IN


South Bend Brew Werks

(574) 334-0356

Downtown's only brewery serves house-made beer and from-scratch, locally sourced grilled cheese sandwiches, flatbread pizzas, house made pasta and assorted snacks. They also carry cider, wine, whiskey, lemonade and coffee/teas to cover all your refreshment needs.

216 S Michigan St
46601·South Bend·,·IN


South Bend Chocolate Café

(574) 287-0725

A unique blend of candy store, café and bakery with a coffee, tea, wine and beer lounge.

122 S Michigan St
46601·South Bend·,·IN


Sunny Italy Café

(574) 232-9620

South Bend's Oldest Italian Restaurant.

601 N Niles Ave
46617·South Bend·,·IN



103 West Colfax Avenue
46601·South Bend·,·IN


The Exchange Whiskey Bar

(574) 310-8999

112 W Jefferson Blvd
46601·South Bend·,·IN


The General Deli & Cafe

(574) 286-4193

Located on the East Bank·in the old General Store, the General Deli & Cafe is a comfy and casual venue serving up your basic favorites with a local flare

609 E. Jefferson Blvd.
South Bend


The View Tavern

(574) 288-8439

An old time neighborhood bar on the East Bank. Great food and burgers. Full bar. Must be 21 to Enter. Open for lunch and dinner. Smoking environment.

515 E Jefferson Blvd
46617·South Bend·,·IN


Tippecanoe Place Restaurant

(574) 234-9077

The spirit of the past still thrives throughout the Tippecanoe Place mansion's 40 rooms with hand-crafted woods and 20 breathtaking fireplaces. Known for their buffet-style Sunday brunch. The restaurant was once home to Studebaker family.

620 W Washington St
46601·South Bend·,·IN


Vegetable Buddies

(574) 232-0954

129 North Michigan Street
46601·South Bend·,·IN



(574) 288-8000

111 N. Main Street
46601·South Bend·,·IN


Woochi Japanese Fusion & Bar

(574) 289-2222

Woochi Japanese Fusion & Bar, an integration of sushi, kitchen and full bar. They offer a wide range of Japanese dishes, along with mind-blowing sushi and Japanese cuisine creations. You also can find numbers of classic Chinese & Asian dishes on the menu. Vegetarian friendly & gluten-free friendly are some of the advantages.

123 West Washington Street
46601·South Bend·,·IN



Eddy Street Restaurants

Just south of campus at Eddy and Angela Streets

  • Bar Bici Italian Street Food
  • Blaze Pizza
  • Brothers Bar & Grill
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Five Guys Burgers and Fries
  • Jimmy John’s
  • Kilwin’s
  • Livery
  • McAlister’s Deli
  • O’Rourke’s Public House
  • Yats Cajun Creole

Check out the Dining options available during the BCCE


Many of the meals will be covered by the conference activities. Check them out...

Contact us:


Phone: 574-631-2302

Email: bcce2018@nd.edu


Dr. Steven Wietstock
General Chair, BCCE 2018
331 Jordan Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

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