Bistro 1979 is a student-run, multi-function restaurant unit providing a “real-world” restaurant setting for students to build on the skill-sets required in the food and beverage industry. It is also the venue for the Catering Studies Dining Society (CSDS) which welcomes their members and their guests.

The SHTM named its training restaurant Bistro 1979 to commemorate the year the School was established. The restaurant seats 66 persons, offering lunches and evening themed dinners during the semester. Its specially designed menu is organised by students and supported by international teaching professionals to ensure an unforgettable dining experience.

Bistro 1979 is a members-only restaurant. To dine at the restaurant guests have to be a Member of the CSDS.

By patronising the restaurant, guests are supporting SHTM students and their food and beverage management education.