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.
This salad is made extra special with juicy pomegranate seeds and a dressing whisked with sweet pomegranate molasses.
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.
Upgrade your morning eggs by serving them in an antioxidant-loaded grilled portobello mushroom cap. Top with fresh herbs and a drizzle of truffle oil and your breakfast game just entered a whole new level.
In the world of whole grains, wheat berries are a nutritional powerhouse. Sweet and nutty in flavor, this grain is packed with fiber, protein, and a healthy dose of B-vitamins.
Happy Eat Local Challenge Day! As you enjoy our chefs’ 100% local meals that incorporate a regional bumper crop, check out these basic recipes that’ll teach you how to wrangle abundant produce in creative ways.
As part of our Eat Local Challenge celebration and companywide commitment to fighting food waste, we’re giving away a copy of “Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook” to 10 lucky guests
- Café Closed Nov 28 - Jan 2
- Burton is closed for Winter Break. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 3 at dinner.
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Global Fare is where you will find the authentic bold flavors from around the world. Ethnic cuisines will be featured on a weekly basis.
The Grill features all-natural fresh ground burgers, grilled chicken, hot specialty sandwiches, and classic standards of onion rings and fries.
Cucina is the place for all things Italian. Look for classic regional Italian cuisine, Neapolitan pizzas, and foods such as stromboli, calzones, and bubbling dishes of baked pasta.
Heartland Prairie Cuisine offers regional comfort foods.
Farmer's Market offers choices of seasonal produce and toppings and chef created composed salads.
Would you like a deli combination of your own creation? Market Deli lets you be creative, building your own sandwich from traditional deli meats, house roasted turkey and beef, cheeses, grilled seasonal vegetables, and flavorful spreads all on your choice of traditional or Artisan breads. Want it hot? Try our Panini.
- Breakfast Mon-Fri, 7:30 am - 10:00 am
- Brunch Sat-Sun, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
- Lunch Mon-Fri, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
- Dinner Mon-Sun, 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
TREATS FROM HOME
Surprise your student while he or she is away from home by
ordering Treats from Home from Bon Appétit. Our Treats
from Home packages allow parents and friends to send
a fresh and wholesome treat package to your loved ones.
FOOD RECOVERY CERTIFIED
We are Food Recovery Certified!
Bon Appétit at Carleton College is 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 Ruth’s House of Hope, The Northfield Alternative Learning Center, and Whispers of Hope.
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
Meal plans may only be used by the student whose name is on the OneCard; they are not transferable.
There are no reimbursements for remaining balances at any time.
20 Meal Plan
The 20 meal plan is a complete offering of 3 meals per day Monday-Saturday and 2 meals on Sunday.
Plus it also provides $75 in dining dollars.
15 Meal Plan
The 15 meal plan offers 15 meals per week.
Plus it also provides $300 in dining dollars.
5 Meal Plan
The 5 meal plan provides 5 meals per week.
Plus it also provides $175 in dining dollars.
Download The Carleton College Guide to Dining by clicking it to the right.
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?