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

  • Wednesday, October 22
  • Tortilla crusted tilapia with rice and kale salad
  • Avocado chicken salad on baguette
  • Mozzarella and tomato flatbread* (served warm)
  • Lobster bisque
  • Black bean soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Thursday, October 23
  • Herb roasted pork loin with escalloped apples and stuffing
  • Italian beef on baguette
  • Dill egg salad on wheatberry bread*
  • Chili con carne
  • Potato leek soup*
  • Greek salad*

  • Friday, October 24
  • Meat lasagna or veggie* lasagna with kale salad
  • Pork bbq on kaiser roll
  • Veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • New England clam chowder
  • Vegetable barley soup**
  • Greek salad*
  • Kale 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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