Healthy cooking doesn’t have to be bland, nor does it have to be complicated. Learn techniques to boost flavor, while retaining the most nutrition in your kitchen.
Cozy up in your favorite chair and enjoy this hearty nutrient-loaded soup. Before taking your first spoonful, take a mindful moment to smell the deep aromas and hint of paprika as the steam warms your face.
Every Thursday we will have dessert specials! Check in for banana splits, ice cream sundaes, cookies, brownies and much more!
Enjoy this holiday season and stay on track with your wellness goals without missing out on your favorite holiday treats.
This salad is made extra special with juicy pomegranate seeds and a dressing whisked with sweet pomegranate molasses.
Finally, breakfast for dinner. The food truck will be open from 8pm to midnight fulfilling your late night cravings.
Meat and dairy are two of the biggest dietary contributors to the environmental impact of an omnivore’s diet. Even small changes to your diet can make a big difference.
Dark leafy greens are an antioxidant-loaded nutrient powerhouse. Combine them with hearty lentils and buttery delicata squash for a soup that is bright, healthful, and pleasing to the taste buds.
Emerging research shows that the bacteria in your gut (the good kind) matters beyond your digestive system. Read more about how your gut can be a window into your health and wellness.
Better your gut with a daily dose of probiotics. This chocolate yogurt combines plain yogurt with rich cocoa powder and sprinkle of sugar for a touch of sweetness.
Plant forward meals offer health benefits for all eaters. Swapping animal proteins for plant-based meals even just one day per week can boost your immune system and reduce your risk for many health conditions.
Current Status: Serving OPen Til 11:00 pm
- OPenServed from 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Grove is our on-campus mini market featuring snacks, beverages, a large natural foods selection, local produce, freshly-brewed Starbucks coffee and hot entrées to go.
Did you know that you can place your pre-order from The Lair while shopping in The Grove, and it will be fresh and hot, ready and waiting for you by the time you take the walk to The Lair?
- OPen Mon-Fri, 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
- OPen Sat, 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
- OPen Sun, 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Bon Appétit Joins Forces with Hampton Creek
Hampton Creek’s groundbreaking products are all-natural and delicious! Instead of eggs, they use more sustainable ingredients (like yellow peas in Just Mayo and sorghum flour in Just Cookies) to create scrumptious foods with great texture and flavor – that are also better for the earth.
By moving to Hampton Creek products, each year we collectively:
- Avoid eating 12 million g of saturated fat and 806 million mg of sodium
- Save 4 million square feet of land and 245 million quarts of water
- Prevent almost 500,000 lbs. of carbon emissions
Eat Right — For You
Do you care about whether your food was grown locally or raised humanely? Or are you more interested in protein vs. carbs?
Whatever your priorities, we can help you chew the right thing. At Bon Appétit, we’re working toward “food service for a sustainable future.” How we define that is a mouthful, but the bottom line is that we strive to cook delicious food that’s good for you, the animals, the workers, the community, and the Earth — because they’re all connected. And we’re proud to be the first food service company to tackle many important issues in these areas.
We’re here to support you by giving the information you need to choose wisely. Visit our Wellness page for a feast of information about the roles our from-scratch cooking, nutritional approach, local sourcing, and other sustainability programs can play on your menu.
Turmeric and cauliflower bring additional color, flavor, and phytonutrients to this reinvented side dish that’s lower in calories and higher in fiber than traditional rice dishes. Serves 4. 1 large head cauliflower 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons turmeric 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup currants (optional) 2 tablespoons toasted pumpkin seeds Chopped parsley, for garnish…Read More» Read More
Refreshing and juicy but with a toasted complexity that is balanced by the lime, this unique appetizer is as tasty as it is hydrating. Serves 12. 1 medium watermelon Zest of 1 lime 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons lime juice (about 5-6 limes), divided 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4…Read More» Read More
When the tops of root vegetables such as radishes and turnips are in good condition, don’t let them go to waste! This recipe transforms radish greens into a bright and simple chimichurri sauce that is a delicious and refreshing topping to many foods from omelets to roasted potatoes. Makes 2/3 cup, enough for about 4-6…Read More» Read More
Knowing the Numbers
To help you check the nutritional values--calories, fat, saturated fat, carbohydrates, protein, and sodium content--of many of our basic café offerings, Bon Appétit has compiled this reference guide.
Please note: We attempt to provide nutrition information that is as complete as possible. The nutritional values are based on standard product formulations and data from our suppliers. Variations may occur due to the use of regional suppliers, seasonal influences, differences in product preparation at the restaurant level, recipe revisions and other factors. This information is always subject to change and will be updated periodically.
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Food News You Can Use
Take a video tour of the University of the Pacific’s food service options with executive chef Marco Alvarado.
A note about dietary restrictions:
Our Executive Chef prepares a daily vegetarian and vegan option; we also offer celiac-friendly and sugar-free options. If you have other special dietary restrictions or severe food allergies, please speak with the Café Manager and Executive Chef, who can accomodate special needs on a case-by-case basis.
Skip the Line
The Lair Pub is pleased to now offer Tapingo.
Tapingo is a free mobile ordering app for iPhone and Android that allows Pacific students to order great food from The Lair.
Tell Us What You Think
Do you have a specific question, suggestion, or feedback about your meal at a Bon Appétit café? Feel free to browse the previously asked questions below or contact our Bon Appétit managers using this form.
- I have been trying to eat a healthier diet. Will I be able to find a healthy food choice in the Bon Appétit café?
- Can you tell me how many calories are in the foods in the Bon Appétit café?
- How will you handle my concerns about a food allergy?