The Marketplace at Usdan
The Buzz: Regenerative Agriculture
Are regenerative farming practices better for the ecosystem…and human health?
Let’s Cook: Make a Meal of Grilled Summer Produce
Take your summer produce to the grill – plants can be the star of any plate with peak-season flavors paired with the right techniques.
Garden Your Way to Good Health
Find your slice of green space and use these tips to get your vegetable garden growing.
How Japanese American Blogger Amy Kimoto-Kahn Honors Her Cultural Heritage Through Food
Read our interview with Amy where she details her love for Japanese cuisine, how she preserves her heritage, and the impact of her family’s internment during WWII on her identity.
Simmer and Boil: Amy Kimoto-Kahn’s Favorite Ramen and Hot Pot Recipes
Explore some of Amy’s culinary creations from Simply Ramen and The Asian Hot Pot Cookbook.
We’re Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month with Amy Kimoto-Kahn
Learn more about Amy’s culinary journey as a fourth generation Japanese American.
Matcha Brown Rice Risotto
Creamy, made without major allergens, and oh-so-satisfying.
When Gluten’s Off the Table
Whether you, or someone you’re with, can’t tolerate gluten, keep these 5 tips in mind.
Helping People with Food Allergies and Intolerances Dine Well
Find out how you can support those with food allergies and intolerances.
Waste-Free Whole Lemon Meringue Bars
Fight food waste with this unique recipe that uses the entire lemon – pulp, peel, juice, and all!
What is Stop Food Waste Day? (And How Are We Fighting Food Waste?)
Stop Food Waste Day is a global event encouraging chefs, home cooks, and our guests to think about the impact of their food. Learn more about how fighting food waste is nothing new to us.
Bean-chamel: The 6th Mother Sauce
We’re highlighting the versatility of beans with our bean-chamel base sauce — what we’re calling our sixth mother sauce! Watch a demo from Bon Appétit chefs and get additional recipes that incorporate the sauce into everyday dishes.
How Do We Fix The Future? Beans is How.
We’re answering the key question on everyone’s minds: “How can we fight the climate crisis and support a more fair food system?” Beans is how. (Well, it’s at least the answer on our minds…) Become a bean-liever with us.
Mushroom, Kale, Chickpea, and Pasta Stew with Gruyere Crostini
A hearty plant (and protein) packed stew with an added crunch from the cheese crostini.
The Buzz: The Power of Pulses
Pulses have taken over grocery store aisles with better-for-you options, and we are here for it.
The Marketplace at Usdan
- Brunch May 28, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
- Commencement Brunch served 8am-1pm
- Dinner May 28, Closed
Next Week's Special Hours
- Café Closed May 29 - Jul 2
- Summer Session 1 meals are at Summerfields May 31, 2023-July 2, 2023
View/Print Weekly Menu
- 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 - 8:00 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.
served with American cheese on a croissant
peppers and onions
cheddar jack cheese blend
hearth baked pizza
garlic herb oil
corn and rice pasta
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Eat Right — For You
When it comes to wellness, Bon Appétit’s focus is on simple, delicious food — that happens to be good for you. To support long-term health, we are bringing more plants to menus every day in a craveable way, while emphasizing healthy cooking techniques. When healthy food tastes good, nourishing your body and mind becomes the easy choice.
We serve thousands of guests with food allergies and sensitivities safely in our cafés every day. Our chefs, managers, and dietitians work closely with our food-allergic guests to create reasonable solutions to help them eat what they love. If you have questions about eating for your dietary needs in our cafés, reach out to us: we’ll gladly meet with you.
Wellness also includes the health of the animals, the workers, the community, and the Earth. They’re all connected. Bon Appétit has been committed to “food service for a sustainable future” for decades, and we’ve led the food service industry in tackling many important issues, such as cage-free eggs, antibiotics in animal production, and farmworker rights.
Dining Service Overview
Wesleyan Dining by Bon Appétit
At Wesleyan, students input is valued and critical to the success of our dining program. You will find a brief summary of the dining venues and the meal plans available in our brochure.
Tell Us What You Think
- I’ve been trying to eat a healthier diet. Will I be able to find a healthy food choice in my café?
- Can you tell me how many calories are in the foods in my café?
- How will you handle my concerns about a food allergy?
FOOD RECOVERY VERIFIED
Wesleyan University Dining and Bon Appetit are fighting food waste and hunger by recovering surplus perishable food from our campus that would otherwise go to waste and donating it to people in need through THE EDDY SHELTER
Learn more about Food Recovery Verified and
Bon Appetit’s food recovery efforts.