1856 - Culinary Residence


1856 - Culinary Residence

205 S College Street
Auburn, AL 36830

Phone: 334.249.4271

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Hours of Operation:

Tuesday - Saturday 
Lunch

11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.,
Dinner
 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

Make Reservations

Reserve with major credit card or debit card. Your $95 deposit will be applied to your bill. The tasting menu is $95 per person (food only). Beverage pairings can be bought additionally.


1856 - Culinary Residence is located at the corner of the campus and community of Auburn restaurants. the country’s first tasting-menu-only teaching restaurant – a truly unique and elevated experience where education meets experiential dining. 

A new star among Auburn restaurants, 1856 - Culinary Residence is an upscale teaching restaurant, named after the year of Auburn University’s founding, anchoring the first floor of the new Tony & Libba Rane Culinary Science Center. Students in the Auburn University College of Horst Schulze School of Hospitality Management work under the guidance of a Chef in Residence to prepare and serve an à la carte lunch menu and tasting menu format during dinner service. Each year, an acclaimed chef will work alongside our Ithaka Hospitality Partners team as well as Auburn University faculty and staff to create a unique restaurant concept, providing a one-of-a-kind, ever-changing culinary experience for students and restaurant guests alike, unique among all Auburn restaurants. Chef Tyler Lyne is the inaugural Chef in Residence at  1856 – Culinary Residence.  And Thomas Price is Master Sommelier in Residence. 

Elevated spaces of the most special occasions with three unique options for your next event at 1856 - Culinary Residence. A 12-seat private dining room offers the unique opportunity to be open to the kitchen to enjoy the sights, sounds and aromas of what 1856 chefs and students are preparing. The space can be completely closed off for privacy.

A two-story wine room flanks the private dining room on the other side, which is large enough to host a pre-dinner tasting for 12, while the entire dining room can be rented for private groups. Please note, at this time we are not accepting large parties for the tasting menu experience. If you are interested in booking our private dining room you may email. 1856 - Culinary Residence tasting menu runs approximately every two weeks. 

Cuisine Type
A roof-to-table experience, 1856 – Culinary Residence’s menu is shaped by the produce grown on the rooftop garden of the Rane Culinary Science Center. Seasonally-inspired and rotating often, the menu is set by our Chef In Residence and executed by our culinary team and students.

Reservations
Required

Payment Methods
Reserve with major credit card or debit card. Your $95 deposit will be applied to your bill. The tas

Service Type
Accepts Reservations
Fine Dining
Formal Sit Down
Full Service
Offers Gift Certificates
Sit Down
White Linen

Atmosphere
Fine Dining
Private Dining

Amenities
The open kitchen at 1856 invites diners to observe as their food is prepared, while a two-story wine room stocked with bottles from around the world provides a stunning dining backdrop for the private dining room.

Attire
Business Casual

Menus
Lunch , Dinner

Drink Specials
A roof-to-table experience, 1856 – Culinary Residence’s menu is shaped by the produce grown on the rooftop garden of the Rane Culinary Science Center. Seasonally-inspired and rotating often, the menu is set by our Chef In Residence and executed by our culinary team and students.