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An Uncommon Café at Firebird Inn

Building 38, Room B-01 | phone202-274-5820 | fax 202-274-5496

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday/Sunday (closed)

ILC's Uncommon Café

About ILC's Uncommon Café at Firebird Inn

I.L. Creations is proud to bring our services to the community of the University of the District of Columbia. We strive to provide the utmost in quality and variety in both our food preparation and service.
Our mission is to provide first-class quality food, courteous service and a commitment to socially responsible practices. We believe great food is created by selecting the best ingredients, utilizing healthy cooking methods, and preparing food daily on-site. We offer our services to your academic community by providing students and faculty with delicious, nutritious, sustainable food choices presented in a comfortable atmosphere.

ILC Menu

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ILC cafés are tailored to meet each community's specific needs. Our sophisticated buffet options offer cuisines on both hot and cold bars, and our UDC grill station menu includes both breakfast and lunch selections. Our soups and chilis are also available to be paired with a sandwich or wrap selection from our cold deli station. And for those in a hurry, our ready-to-go pizza slices can be the perfect quick meal option.

ILC Catering

We at I.L. Creations continue to strive to bring exemplary service in our catering offerings. From intimate get-togethers to large-scale events and from casual office gatherings to high-end celebrations, I.L. Creations has both the hands-on experience and the resources to deliver an event specifically designed to accommodate any client's needs.

To submit a catering request, simply email and include the following information:

  • Name
  • Company Name or Division / Department
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Location for Event
  • Number of Attendees
  • Method of Payment
  • Billing Address

A minimum of 48 hours is required for all catering requests, except plated lunches, which require 72 hours notice with the final head count. Credit card authorizations must be submitted 24 hours prior to the event; cards will be charged at the completion of the event. Also note, specialized menus can be developed with respect to a specific price point, cuisine, and/or nutritional composition. The catering department strives to make each event personal and enjoyable.

ILC Nutrition Website

Good health stems from eating right, routine exercise, and smart decisions. Our goal at I.L. Creations is to provide you the resources you need to successfully reach your health and wellness goals. The ILC Wellness Website provides tips and newsletters posted regularly by our corporate dietitians, whose work is devoted to making the healthy choice the easy choice for our guests.

On the ILC Wellness Website, here are just a few ways that we hope to encourage you to adopt a healthy lifestyle:

Monthly Wellness Newsletters
I.L. Creations' Wellness Newsletter provides tips, recipes, and helpful links each month to make nutritious eating and healthy habits a bit easier. Visit our wellness website homepage and sign-up to receive our monthly newsletters or click on the "Newsletters" page to catch up on previous entries!

Healthy Recipes
Trying to eat a bit healthier but not sure what to make? Did you try a healthy sample with our dietitian in one of our cafeterias? Visit our wellness website and click on the "Recipes" page to find the recipes for these dishes or to find some inspiration to eat healthy!

Learn more at our Wellness Website: Good Health with I.L. Creations