The Beckman Café

Hours:
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Breakfast: 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Chris Mechling, Manager
Tel (cafe): 244-1792
Tel (office): 333-7360
Fax: 333-2922
Email: mechling@illinois.edu

Located at the west end of the Beckman Institute Atrium, the Beckman Café also features flavored coffees, iced coffee, espresso, cappuccino, mocha, Italian and French sodas, and pastries of various kinds. The Café is now offering:

Hot breakfast 8 AM – 10 AM

  • 2 eggs, choice of bacon, pork sausage with potatoes, biscuit, coffee or hot tea: $4.60
  • Biscuits and sausage gravy: full order, $4.00 (2 biscuits); half order, $2.00 (1 biscuit)
  • Oatmeal with choice of raisins, brown sugar, or walnuts: $1.50

Served every day *denotes vegetarian item

  • Sandwiches: Ham, turkey, roast beef, tuna salad, chicken salad, cranberry pecan tuna salad, and hummus*.
  • Salad bar - 3.99 lb., Greek salad* from our serving line
  • Fresh fruit salad, grapes and cubed cheddar cheese
  • Ice cream bars
  • Iced coffee - $1.50/16 oz.

Upcoming Menus

  • Tuesday, September 30
  • Mesquite smoked pork rib tips with baked beans** and potato salad
  • Sloppy Joe on kaiser roll
  • Dill egg salad on wheatberry bread*
  • Chicken noodle soup
  • Roasted red pepper gouda bisque*
  • Greek salad*

  • Wednesday, October 01
  • Turkey pot roast with smashed potatoes and green beans
  • Mushroom cheddar beef burger on kaiser roll
  • Roasted red pepper hummus on pita**
  • Wisconsin cheese soup
  • Vegetable barley soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Thursday, October 02
  • Beef stew with biscuits
  • Avocado chicken salad on baguette
  • Black bean veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Chicken long grain wild rice soup
  • Tomato basil bisque*
  • Greek salad*

  • Friday, October 03
  • Macaroni and cheese* with choice of scalloped tomatoes* or hot wings
  • Chicken bbq on kaiser roll
  • Hummus on pita**
  • New England clam chowder
  • Vegetable soup**
  • Greek salad*

The Beckman Café also caters for events held at the Beckman Institute, such as continental breakfasts, snacks, and drinks for seminars and other meetings, box and buffet lunches, and pre- and post-lecture receptions. The Café does not currently cater for events that require wait service. Learn more about Beckman Catering →


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