Café menu & hours

Café menu & hours

The Beckman Café is making plans to reopen on a limited basis beginning July 1.

More information will be available soon.

Exchanging ideas over healthy meals

Researchers and staff members connect and collaborate in the Beckman Café.


It sells hot breakfast and lunch, and provides vegetarian and vegan options. It offers daily specials and regular menu items, as well as a range of coffee, tea, and other beverages.

An aerial view of the Beckman Institute Cafe at the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Recipes from the Beckman Café

More videos

  • Beckman Café Recipe: Guacamole A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    What snacks are you making for your socially distanced/virtual get togethers this Memorial Day weekend? Beckman Café manager Josh Walker demonstrates his easy and delicious homemade guacamole. #FoodieFriday #hometogether

    Recipe:
    One...

  • Beckman Café Recipe: Vegan Pad Thai A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Try this quick and easy Vegan Pad Thai recipe demonstrated by Beckman Café manager Josh Walker. It can be personalized by adding a protein of your choice. #FoodieFriday #hometogether

    Recipe:
    One 14-ounce bag or box of stir fry rice...

  • Beckman Café Recipe: Vegetarian Enchilada Bake A chevron icon indicating the ability to open this video

    Trying out some new plant-based recipes while staying at home? Try this recipe to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. The Beckman Café's Josh Walker demonstrates how to make Vegetarian Enchilada Bake, an easy one-pan meal. #hometogether #cincodemayo