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, April 02
  • Ground beef steak with grilled onions, smashed potatoes and green beans
  • Sloppy Joe on kaiser roll
  • Black bean veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Chicken tortilla soup
  • Potato leek soup*
  • Greek salad*

  • Friday, April 03
  • Lemon pepper pollock with rice and mixed greens
  • Italian beef on baguette
  • Dill egg salad on wheatberry bread*
  • New England clam chowder
  • Roasted red pepper gouda bisque*
  • Greek salad*
  • Mixed greens**

  • Monday, April 06
  • Macaroni and cheese* w/choice of scalloped tomatoes* or Polish sausage
  • Black bean veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Beer cheese soup
  • Vegetable barley soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Tuesday, April 07
  • Macaroni and cheese* w/choice of scalloped tomatoes* or Polish sausage
  • Black bean veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Beer cheese soup
  • Vegetable barley soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Wednesday, April 08
  • Lemon pepper tilapia with rice and kale salad**
  • Italian beef on baguette
  • Dill egg salad on wheatberry bread*
  • Lobster bisque
  • Veggie lentil soup**
  • Greek salad*
  • Kale salad**

  • Thursday, April 09
  • Wood smoked pulled pork with baked beans** and potato salad
  • Beef bbq on kaiser roll
  • Hummus with pita**
  • Chicken potato corn chowder
  • Black bean soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Friday, April 10
  • Beef pot roast with smashed potatoes and corn
  • Cranberry pecan tuna salad on wheatberry bread
  • Veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • 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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