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

  • Thursday, March 05
  • Boneless Pork country style ribs, vegan baked beans and super food slaw
  • Beer battered cod po’boy on baguette topped with super food slaw (optional)
  • Veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Shrimp Gumbo
  • Cream of asparagus soup*
  • Greek salad*
  • Super food slaw**

  • Friday, March 06
  • Lemon pepper tilapia with rice and Caesar salad
  • Avocado chicken salad on baguette
  • Black bean veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • New England clam chowder
  • Vegetable barley soup**
  • Greek salad*
  • Caesar salad

  • Monday, March 09
  • Coconut crusted tilapia with rice and Caesar salad
  • Pork bbq on kaiser roll
  • Black bean veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Zuppa Toscana (chicken broth with kale, potatoes and Italian sausage)
  • Potato leek soup*
  • Greek salad*
  • Caesar salad

  • Tuesday, March 10
  • Herb roasted pork loin with mashed potatoes and corn
  • Sloppy Joe on kaiser roll
  • Hummus with pita**
  • Chicken noodle soup
  • Black bean soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Wednesday, March 11
  • Mesquite smoked pork rib tips with baked beans and loaded baked potato salad
  • Chicken bbq on kaiser roll
  • Veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Sweet red pepper and beef soup
  • Veggie lentil soup**
  • Greek salad*
  • Mixed greens**

  • Thursday, March 12
  • Meat or veggie* lasagna with Caesar salad
  • Wood smoked pork on kaiser roll
  • Dill egg salad on wheatberry bread*
  • Chicken with long grain wild rice soup
  • Roasted red pepper gouda bisque*
  • Greek salad*
  • Caesar salad

  • Friday, March 13
  • Hot sandwiches: pork bbq, Italian beef, black bean veggie burger*
  • Cold sandwiches: chicken salad, turkey, hummus with pita**
  • ¼ lb. hot dog on bun-$3
  • Uncrustable PBJ-$1.50
  • Salads: Greek* and/or mixed greens**
  • Soups: New England clam chowder and/or vegetable**

  • Saturday, March 14
  • Hot sandwiches: pork bbq, Italian beef, black bean veggie burger*
  • Cold sandwiches: chicken salad, turkey, hummus with pita**
  • ¼ lb. hot dog on bun-$3
  • Uncrustable PBJ-$1.50
  • Salads: Greek* and/or mixed greens**
  • Soups: chicken noodle and/or vegetable barley**

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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