Enticing new menu debuts at Edgar’s Bistro

Edgars Bistro Macon GAThe rotating lunch and dinner menu at Edgar’s Bistro, run by Helms College culinary students, brings a lot of enthusiasm on behalf of our students, chef instructors and the locals who are able try creative food prepared in exciting new ways. Located at The Polly Long Denton School of Hospitality at the Macon, GA, campus of Helms College, Edgar’s Bistro presents an opportunity for these future budding chefs to mingle with the dining public and get direct feedback on their delectable creations.  It’s the perfect spot for a lunch date with friends and family as its open Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Tuesday through Friday from 6-9 p.m. for dinner

Students returned to class on July 18th, and with each new quarter the menu at Edgar’s rotates so that it stays fresh and seasonal. Our aspiring chefs and teaching staff collectively decide on dishes that will make it to the final lunch and dinner menus, so this is quite an opportunity to impress. Local patrons wait in anticipation to see what the student chefs will whip up next in the kitchen.

Here’s just a sample of the lunch offerings that will be available:

The Garden:

  • Strawberry Pecan Salad: local mixed field greens tossed with toasted Georgia pecans, goat cheese crumbles, fresh sliced strawberries, and white wine vinaigrette with zinfandel balsamic glaze; add chicken or duck.

Small Plates:

  • Empanadas: Latin-influenced pastry stuffed with chorizo, rice, queso fresco, frijoles negro and cilantro, served with salsa verde & sriracha aioli.


  • Farm-Raised Duck: seared and served over mushroom risotto with a warm Valencia orange glaze.
  • Soft Shell Crab Sandwich: hand battered and deep-fried, served on a brioche bun with hydroponic lettuce, fresh beefsteak tomato, and a lemon remoulade sauce.

You can also view the full Edgar’s Bistro lunch and dinner menu here.

Edgars grill imagesEdgar’s Bistro is a full-fledged restaurant unlike any other, and the menu offers something interesting for everyone. You can choose from a delightful array of salads, small plates, entrees, sandwiches and a dessert of the day, all attractively priced and guaranteed to taste fabulous. Students do their best to inspire and engage diners in a beautiful setting and make the meal truly memorable.

Edgar’s Bistro is located at 5171 Eisenhower Pkwy., in Macon, and it is open for lunch from Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and for dinner Tuesday through Friday from 6-9 p.m. If you have a special event, Edgar’s Bistro also can be the perfect spot for a small gathering such a rehearsal  dinner, party or even a holiday event. To learn more, contact Edgar’s Bistro at (478) 471-4250.

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