Cafe menu options
What’s the buzz? Beet juice is the latest ergogenic aid guaranteed to take you to your next personal record or big win. What does the science say?
Many energy bars come with a long list of ingredients and high dose of sugar. Skip the uncertainty and make your own.
Recovered food and upcycled food scraps have been the stars of sold-out dinners across the nation in the past few years. Check out these tips for how you can be crafty in the kitchen.
Much is being made about fighting food waste these days, and we’re glad to see it! No one wants to waste food, but even if you’re well aware of the environmental impacts of food waste, it’s easy to backslide in your day-to-day waste reduction practice.
We admit it, there’s no glory in fighting food waste. It’s a battle of minutiae, a day-to-day grind. Planning, paying attention, getting creative with carrot tops and potato peels…Even so, the truth is, we love it!
From grandmas to health “gurus,” many claim breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what does the science say?
Poaching can feel intimidating, but it’s actually a quite simple cooking technique. Make this beautifully poached wild salmon in minutes.
What’s the buzz? From weight loss bloggers to health foodies and celebrities, everyone’s a nutrition “expert.” But what does the science say?
Did you know that broccoli has leaves and that carrots have feathery tops? Learn to cook with these surprisingly edible plant parts for National Nutrition Month.
What’s the buzz? Seaweed is being hailed as the “new kale” — a nutritional powerhouse that we should all be eating. What does the science say?
It’s well established that plant-forward diets offer both health and environmental benefits, but that doesn’t mean all vegan foods are healthy. Learn how to maximize nutrients and avoid rookie mistakes when going plant-based.
What’s the buzz? Food as medicine could not be more true for the inflammation-busting spice turmeric. What does the science say?
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In addition to the stations featured in each of the cafés, Next House offers a unique Smoke House Grill, Roma station and Bits & Bytes.
At the Smoke House Grill, guests find traditional grill favorites with the flare of our classic smoker. Everything from our grill is hot and cooked-to-order.
At Action, guests select from their favorite ingredients to create a sautéed-to-order dish, paired with pastas and house-made sauces.
At Bits & Bytes, the chef will showcase a different program each week, ranging from fruit and yogurt bar, build-your-own specials and global or home-style classics.
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 Plan Information
Choose a plan that gives you access to the fun, community, and convenience at Maseeh, Baker, Next, Simmons, and McCormick.
Our executive chefs prepare home style meals from scratch with your needs in mind. Don’t see what you’re looking for on the menu? Just ask. When it’s time to eat, make it easy on yourself. We’re right next door.
Bon Appétit is happy to provide Carry Out Meals for students who have meal plans and are unable to attend regularly scheduled meals because of class conflicts or work.
Unfortunately, students may come down with a bug or feel under the weather while living on campus. Bon Appétit will provide Sick Meals for students who have meal plans and are unable to attend regularly scheduled meals.
Can’t make it to lunch or dinner because of a group meeting or a group study session? No worries! With the student Pack-Out Program, meal plan holders can sign up in advance to pick up a group meal to enjoy with friends.
For more information on MIT’s Pack-Out Program or to request a Pack-Out Meal, click HERE.
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.