Culinary House

Location:  11 N Jefferson Street
Floors:  3
Coed: By Room
Room Types:  Singles and Doubles
Residents:  27
*Air Conditioning:  No
On-Site Laundry Room:  Yes
Assigned: by Application

Do you have a love for cooking? Are you a self-proclaimed "foodie?" Is your TV locked on the Food Network channel? Are you passionate about nutritious recipes and healthy cooking with the occasional flare for a wicked decadent dessert? Culinary House is all about the food, cooking and comradery! House members recognize that food ignites social interaction, and residents will create connections among fellow students and the W&L community through food.

Imagine having outings to local restaurants each semester and enjoying the diverse foods offered in and around Lexington. Imagine having cooking parties at the house with residents as well as special guests such as area chefs and W&L faculty with awesome expertise in the kitchen.

House residents will provide input into the actual naming of the house with fun themes such as: Food for Thought, Kitchen Karma, Forks, Knives and Chives, or the Melting Spot.

These are just a few of the benefits:
- Cooking parties in a newly renovated kitchen built around this theme
- Monthly healthy eating and nutrition programming
-"Iron Chef" cook-off contest
-International cuisine
-Special guest events and varied cuisine's for residents
-Programming and solid funding revolving around - what else food!

Each Bedroom Contains:
one twin XL (extra long) bed with mattress per resident
one wooden desk per resident
one desk chair per resident
one dresser per resident (4 drawers)
one closet per resident
wireless internet
XFINITY On CampusTM is included with on-campus housing!
*Note: Window Air Conditioning units require annual approval by the Student Health Center. See Upper-Division FAQs for specific guidelines pertaining to Window A/C approvals and installations.


  • Active participation in house events and programming
  • No minimum GPA at this time

Expectations of Residents:

  • Participate and help coordinate activities
  • Commit to respect and learn from fellow residents
  • No smoking in or within 50 yards of the house
  • Must follow University Alcohol Policy

First Floor
Second Floor
Third Floor

Application Instructions

Contact Amy Perkins, Director of Residence and Greek Life.