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Culinary Academy

Enhance your culinary skills with Morris Inn Executive Chef Patrick Dahms and his team. Grab your apron, cutting board and knives, and get ready to dive into a full culinary experience.

Sunday, May 22nd in Sorin’s at 3-4:30 p.m., CANCELED

There’s no menu planned for this class – it’s a surprise to you and Executive Sous Chef Phil Gulis. Chef Phil will head to the South Bend Farmers Market to pick up the week’s freshest items. Whatever Chef Phil brings back to the kitchen is what dishes will be prepared.

Sunday, June 26th in Sorin’s at 3-4:30 p.m., Sorin’s – Outdoor Entertaining
Summer is the perfect time to entertain outdoors. Executive Sous Chef Phil Gulis will show you how to prepare dishes that are sure to please a crowd right in your very own backyard.

$35 per person including tastings and wine pairings
Register NOW – NOTE: Attendees need not bring anything to participate. 

Sorin’s Wine Academy

Proudly featuring selections from the wineries with Notre Dame connections, at each Wine Academy Dinner, guests enjoy an exceptional five-course meal perfectly paired with that month’s featured vintner as well as a presentation from the winery and our Executive Chef Patrick Dahms. Join us for an evening of culinary delight.

Reception from 6-6:30PM
Dinner begins at 6:30PM

Upcoming Sorin’s Wine Academy Dinner dates are coming soon. 
$95 per person

Prices include meal and wine pairings, but do not include tax and gratuity.
Call 574-631-2020 to make a reservation or register online now.

Fischoff Chamber Music Competition

Friday, May 6 – FREE

Morris Inn Lobby:
11:00 am-11:30 am, Thesiger String Quartet, Cleveland, OH
11:45 am-12:15 pm, Cobalt Sax Quartet, Carrollton, TX
12:30 pm-1:00 pm, Gray Piano Trio, Philadelphia, PA

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center:
Winds 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Juniors 9:20 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Strings 11:50 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Juniors 1:50 – 6:45 p.m.
Winds 2:40 – 5:10 p.m.
Strings 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

For a more detailed schedule for Friday, click here

Saturday, May 7 – FREE
Winds 8:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Strings 11:15 a.m. – 1:40 p.m.
Juniors 2:20 – 7:05 p.m.

Sunday, May 8 – Finals FREE
Senior Finals 11:00 a.m. – 1:40 p.m.
Junior Finals 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Awards and Grand Prize Concert 3:30 p.m. Tickets required, call 574 631 2800

Morris Inn is a proud supporter of the 43rd Annual Fischoff Competition, the nation’s largest chamber music competition, and America’s premier educational chamber music competition. Competition takes place at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Morris Inn is the Official Hotel of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Journeyman Distillery Dinner

Friday, May 6th at 7:30 p.m. – SOLD OUT
Rohr’s // 45 per person
Four family-style dishes paired with four Journeyman cocktails and one full-sized cocktail

Journeyman Distillery prides itself on hand-crafted work, from its restored building in Three Oaks, Michigan, to its spirits. Join us in Rohr’s on Friday, May 6th to sample cocktails made with Journeyman favorites. Our team is preparing food and drinks that will be filled with action, so come for a show!

Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 8th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
William and Mary Ann Smith Ballroom and Morris Inn Hesburgh Room

Celebrate all of the mothers in your life at Morris Inn’s annual Mother’s Day Brunch. Enjoy a buffet full of appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts while you and your family create lifelong memories. 

Adults // 39.95
Children 5-12 years // 12.95
4 and under // free

Register by calling: (574) 631-2000.

Rohr’s Senior Farewell Brunch

Wednesday, May 11th from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join us in Rohr’s for a senior send-off farewell brunch. Our culinary team will prepare breakfast for you with your choice of one mimosa or Rohr’s bloody for just $20.16 for the class of 2016. Come stop in Rohr’s one final time before leaving campus!

Register now

Commencement Brunch

Sunday, May 15th at 11:30 a.m. 
Toast to your graduate with a delicious brunch in the William and Mary Ann Smith Ballroom. 

Adults (12 and over) // 49.54
Children (5-11) // 13.57
Children (4 and under) //  Free
Make your reservation now
Commencement Brunch menu 

Prices include a 17% administrative fee and tax.

As a special touch to your celebration brunch, you are able to pre-order bottles of wine and have it at your table when you arrive.  If you choose not to pre-order, normal bar service will be available.  Wine is for your guests 21 and over.

Morris Inn Gift Cards

Great for gift giving any time of year and can be purchased online or at the Front Desk.

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Events

At the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, dance, music, theater and cinema aren’t charming diversions: They are unconventional inspirations. A four minute walk south will bring you to the $65 million treasure of collegiate gothic architecture conceived on a massive, 150,000-square-foot scale. The center features five venues with a wide variety of ongoing world-class performances and events. For tickets, building tours and information on upcoming performances, visit or call 574-631-2800 or contact the concierge.

University Events

The Notre Dame campus is vibrant and alive with a diverse combination of events year round. Whether your interests range from more scholarly pursuits featured in the wide range of academic, spiritual and cultural events; or more towards the pageantry and excitement which is encompassed in the action exhibited on the various athletic fields on campus, there is sure to be something which will entertain.  To see what is happening around campus during your visit, we invite you to consult the University calendar to assist with planning.

The University of Notre Dame Calendar of Events