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

  • Monday, January 26
  • Lemon pepper tilapia with rice pilaf and kale salad
  • Beef bbq on kaiser roll
  • Veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Chicken tortilla soup
  • Cream of asparagus soup*
  • Greek salad*
  • Kale salad**

  • Tuesday, January 27
  • Herb roasted chicken breast with wild rice and mixed greens
  • ½ lb. mushroom swiss beef burger on kaiser roll
  • Hummus with pita**
  • Chicken potato corn chowder
  • Veggie lentil soup**
  • Greek salad*
  • Mixed greens**

  • Wednesday, January 28
  • Shrimp Creole with red beans and rice
  • Pesto chicken and provolone on baguette
  • Mozzarella and tomato on flatbread* (served warm)
  • Chicken orzo soup
  • Spinach provolone soup*

  • Thursday, January 29
  • Beckman Brunswick stew
  • Smoked pulled pork on kaiser roll
  • Baba ganouj with pita**
  • Ham and bean soup
  • Broccoli cheese soup*
  • Greek salad*

  • Friday, January 30
  • Herb roasted pork loin with mashed potatoes and green beans
  • Chicken bbq on kaiser roll
  • Dill egg salad on rye or wheat*
  • New England clam chowder
  • Tomato Provençal 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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