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

  • Friday, October 31
  • Macaroni and cheese* w/choice of Polish sausage or scalloped tomatoes*
  • Lemon pepper pollock on kaiser roll
  • Hummus on pita**
  • New England clam chowder
  • Veggie lentil soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Monday, November 03
  • Beef stew with biscuits
  • Pork bbq on kaiser roll
  • Veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Chicken with long grain wild rice soup
  • Veggie barley soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Tuesday, November 04
  • Tortilla crusted tilapia with rice and mixed greens
  • Sloppy Joe on kaiser roll
  • Hummus on pita**
  • Chicken potato corn chowder
  • Vegetarian chili*
  • Greek salad*
  • Mixed greens**

  • Wednesday, November 05
  • Meat lasagna or veggie lasagna* with kale salad
  • Italian beef on baguette
  • Black bean veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Italian wedding soup
  • Minestrone soup*
  • Greek salad*
  • Kale salad**

  • Thursday, November 06
  • Coconut crusted tilapia with rice and kale salad
  • Chicken bbq on kaiser roll
  • Dill egg salad on wheatberry*
  • Lobster bisque
  • Veggie lentil soup**
  • Greek salad* Kale salad**

  • Friday, November 07
  • Chicken and noodles with smashed potatoes and corn
  • Bacon and swiss turkey burger on kaiser with caramelized onion jam on kaiser
  • Red pepper hummus with pita**
  • New England clam chowder
  • Black bean 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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