Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Completion of Columbus State Community College’s Mitchell Hall
New building creates state-of-the-art learning environment for hospitality and culinary arts programs
Columbus, Ohio – August 14, 2019 – Gilbane Building Company is pleased to announce the successful completion of the new School of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts facility at Columbus State Community College (CSCC). On Monday, August 12, officials from CSCC, Gilbane Building Company, DesignGroup and distinguished guests came together to celebrate the official dedication of the new state-of-the-art facility, followed by CSCC’s annual culinary showcase “Taste of the Future” on August 13th to officially celebrate the opening of the new facility.
Mitchell Hall, named after Columbus native and renowned restaurant owner Cameron Mitchell, spans over 80,000 SF and includes seven, state-of-the-art teaching kitchens; a full service, student run bakery and restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating for 115; a 400+ seat banquet conference center with on-site catering; a 100-seat culinary theatre; multi-purpose academic classrooms; faculty offices and a boardroom. This signature building is located in the heart of downtown Columbus and will act as a front door to Columbus State’s campus.
“We are honored to play a pivotal role in the completion of CSCC’s Mitchell Hall. This new facility creates a state-of-the-art learning environment for Columbus State’s students and is a great addition to their bustling downtown campus and the Columbus community.” – Brett Meyer, Gilbane Building Company Senior Vice President.
Gilbane Building Company served as construction manager on this $34.5 million project for CSCC’s culinary arts program, which is ranked as one of the top 20 culinary programs in the United States. This new facility will allow CSCC to more than double the enrollment in the program.
About Gilbane Building Company
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, general contracting, design-build and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 45 office locations worldwide. For more information, visit www.gilbaneco.com. Gilbane has been providing construction management services in Ohio since 1957.