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

  • Tuesday, September 23
  • Herb roasted chicken with long grain wild rice and Caesar salad
  • Chicken bbq on kaiser roll
  • Roasted red pepper hummus on pita**
  • Chicken tortilla soup
  • Broccoli cheese soup*
  • Greek salad*
  • Caesar salad

  • Wednesday, September 24
  • Meat lasagna or veggie* lasagna with kale salad
  • Italian beef on baguette
  • 3 grain veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • Beef and red pepper soup
  • Roasted red pepper gouda bisque*
  • Greek salad*
  • Kale salad**

  • Thursday, September 25
  • Mesquite smoked pork with baked beans and potato salad
  • Sloppy Joe on kaiser roll
  • Hummus with pita**
  • Lobster bisque
  • Vegetable soup**
  • Greek salad*

  • Friday, September 26
  • Chicken ala King
  • Tortilla crusted tilapia on roll
  • Veggie burger on kaiser roll*
  • New England clam chowder
  • Minestrone 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 →


Interested in an employment opportunity with the Beckman Café? Download the Student Employment Applicaiton →