Fountains Restaurant

Box Hill Institute’s premier training restaurant

Our up-and-coming chefs and hospitality students are given excellent opportunities to gain real-life experience.

Fountains Restaurant is Box Hill Institute’s premier training restaurant. Operating for 30 years, it has produced renowned and award-winning chefs including Tobie Puttock, George Calombaris, Guy Grossi, Adam D’Sylva, Frank Camorra, Joe Vargetto and Curtis Stone, to name just a few.

Our quality menu changes with the seasons and showcases the best of seasonal produce. Our culinary style fuses the traditional with the modern. You’ll enjoy a la carte and buffet dining, as well as a choice of beverages from our well-stocked bar.

Fountains Restaurant has been designed to give our future up-and-coming Chefs and Hospitality students the opportunity to gain real-life experience during their studies. From front-of-house service to the preparation of tasty dishes, our hospitality, apprentice and cookery students are supervised and guided by industry experienced teaching staff.

So make a reservation today and enjoy the hospitality offered by Fountains Restaurant. Group bookings are also welcome.

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Opening hours

Elgar Rd Campus

During School Terms

  • Tuesday lunch 12 - 2pm
  • Thursday lunch 12 - 2pm & dinner 6.30 - 8.30pm
  • Friday lunch 12 - 2pm & dinner 6.30 - 8.30pm

Lilydale Lakeside Campus

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Functions at Fountains Restaurant

Located at Box Hill Institute in Melbourne's East, Fountains Restaurant is a premier function venue. Fountains Restaurant is perfect for all occasions including cocktail functions, formal dining, business meetings, workshops and corporate events. The venue offers lift access, a fully serviced bar, AV equipment and space for a dance floor. Fountains Restaurant is the ideal space for cocktail or formal dining for up to 200 guests, with a flexible space to cater to all of you needs. We can also cater for intimate, smaller gatherings, with a private dining room that seats up to 20 people.

Speak to one of our staff to select a food and beverage package to suit your needs. Your event will be serviced by our front-of-house students, who are studying hospitality. Our team of industry experienced teachers supervise the students and work closely with you to create a seamless experience for your next event. 

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