Toward a Deeper Understanding of “Eating Locally”
Since we created our groundbreaking local purchasing program in 1999, the farm-to-table movement has gone mainstream. Bon Appétit has sought to go beyond just purchasing locally to create a program that can have broader impacts that support sustainability, social justice, and community resiliency.
Get Rooted: 9 Root Vegetables to Try Cooking this Week
Root vegetables are the foundation of countless delicious dishes, bringing depth and earthy flavor to your plate. As we celebrate Eat Local Challenge by getting rooted in local, explore the versatility of root vegetables at home.
Wild Alaskan Salmon with Arugula and Avocado-Corn Relish
Salmon, avocado, and olive oil provide the omega-3 fatty acids that bump up your brainpower.
- Breakfast Served from 8:00 am - 10:30 am
- Lunch 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
- Dinner 5:00 pm - 8:10 pm
- Breakfast Mon-Fri, 8:00 am - 10:30 am
- Brunch Sat-Sun, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
- Lunch Mon-Fri, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
- Dinner Mon-Sun, 5:00 pm - 8:10 pm
HEARTH BAKED PIZZA
Our hand-made pizza station features a variety of selections for lunch and dinner. Daily pizza creations and more.
We serve Northeast Family Farms hand-formed, freshly-ground chuck burgers, hormone and antibiotic-free chicken combined with all of your grill favorites.
The Mongolian grill is our celebration of Asian cuisine. One of our most popular stations, it commands center stage with a sizzling array of regional favorites and ethnic specialties. Choose from rice or noodles, meat, seafood, vegetables, choose your own sauce and our chefs will turn your creation into a delicious meal.
At the Kosher station, Jewish tradition and culture will be celebrated daily in the food that is prepared and presented. Under the supervision of Rabbi David Leipziger, we present ashkenazi and sefardic delicacies from Jewish tables across the ages at holidays, rituals, festivals and in everyday meals.
Our salad bar offers many options for dining at lunch and dinner. The focus is on local produce serving vegetables from local farms including Wesleyan's student run Long Lane Farm. You will find all of the ingredients to make your own salad, or try one of our delicious composed salads.
Memorable bowls of soup made with the freshest ingredients from stock to garnish.
VEGAN AND VEGETARIAN
Wesleyan University is the winner of the 2012 "Most Vegan Friendly College" title. More than just legumes, rice and tofu, our vegan and vegetarian selections will be as varied as the world's cultures.
Monday - Friday specials like our popular pastrami reuben on rye bread. You can also have us build your own custom sandwich or wrap with a large variety of meats, cheese, and toppings accompanied by coleslaw, potato chips and a dill pickle.
One of the best thing about our weekend brunch is the made-to-order omelet station. Serving cage free whole eggs or egg whites, a variety of vegetables, meats and cheeses.
tomato cucumber salad with soy sour cream and mayonnaise dill dressing
soy tofu salad with red pepper and red wine vinaigrette
turkey, bologna, or salami sandwiches with lettuce and tomato
hearth baked pizza
cheddar cheese, tomato, and spinach salad with chipotle lime dressing
pine nut balsamic roasted mushrooms
house made salt and vinegar potato chips
served with American cheese
house made chips
hearth baked pizza
tomato cream sauce made with local Horse Listeners Orchard tomatoes
corn and rice pasta