Commons Café

Commons Café, located in the Commons Building, is available to all guests from 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. The café offers a variety of breakfast items, assorted drinks, pizza, snacks, burgers and sandwiches, as well as reasonably priced daily lunch specials.

  • Breakfast is served 7:30 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch is served 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Snacks and other packaged items are available 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Daily Lunch Specials

Entrée with two sides is $8.75 (unless otherwise noted).
Menu subject to change.

Gluten Free Gluten Free

Vegetarian Vegetarian

Vegan Vegan

Monday Oct 17th


  • Sautéed Chicken FontinaGluten Free
  • Steak Portabella
  • Applewood Smoked Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin Steak with Mediterranean Relish
  • Baked Four Cheese Cannelloni with Pesto SauceVegetarian
  • Daily Soups: Cream of Asparagus Soup, Chicken Potato & Corn Chowder


  • Rice Florentine
  • Penne Pasta with Basil Pesto and Sundried Tomato
  • Fresh Steamed Vegetable Medley

Note: Breakfast Special-- Bacon, Potato, Egg, & Cheese Taco on a Flour Tortilla

Tuesday Oct 18th


  • Beef Lasagna
  • Grilled Chicken Sunrise with Tomato, Avocado, and Pepper Jack Cheese, Served with Guajillo Sauce
  • Smothered Pork Chop with Mushroom Sauce
  • Falafel on Tatziki Sauce with Quinoa and Mediterranean Style SaladGluten FreeVegetarian
  • Daily Soups: Chipotle Tomato Bisque, Beef Minestrone


  • Potato Wedges
  • Mediterranean Couscous
  • Fresh Green Beans with Mushrooms and Sweet Peppers

Note: Breakfast Special-- Western Style Ham, Potato, Egg, & Cheese Taco on a Flour Tortilla

Wednesday Oct 19th


  • Smoked Chicken Tacos with Tomatillo Avocado Sauce
  • Steak Rancheros
  • Flame Grilled Pork Fajitas with all the Trimmings
  • Spinach, Mushroom and Chick Pea EnchiladasGluten FreeVegetarian
  • Daily Soups: Chicken Tortilla Soup, Black Beans with Chorizo Soup


  • Pinto Beans
  • Spanish Style Rice
  • Squash Medley with Roasted Mushrooms and Onions
  • Fresh Grilled Corn

Note: Breakfast Specials-- Beef Picadillo, Potato, Egg, & Cheese Taco on a Flour Tortilla; Bacon or Sausage with Egg, & Cheese on a Biscuit Sandwich

Thursday Oct 20th


  • Southern Style Fried Chicken Breast with Cream Gravy
  • Slow Roasted Beef with Mushroom and Onion Sauce
  • Elgin Style Smoked Sausage
  • Hot Chicken Wings
  • Asparagus, Mushroom, and Gruyere Cheese QuicheVegetarian
  • Daily Soups: Beef Chili, Chicken Tortilla Soup


  • Fresh Cut Corn
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Fresh Steamed Vegetable Medley

Note: Breakfast Specials-- Fajita Marinated Pork, Potato, Egg, & Cheese Taco on Corn Tortillas

Friday Oct 21st


  • Cod Tempura with Ginger Soy and Scallion Dipping Sauce
  • Grilled Chicken Teriyaki with Caramelized Pineapple
  • Blackened Style Salmon with Garlic White Wine Sauce ($14.00)
  • Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes ($14.00)
  • Coconut Shrimp ($13.00)
  • Mixed Seafood Platter consisting of Coconut Shrimp, Crabcake, and Catfish ($16.00)
  • Grilled Ribeye Steak with Red Wine Butter ($19.00)
  • Daily Soups: Pending


  • Vegetable Lo-Mein
  • Saffron Rice
  • Fresh Steamed Vegetable Medley

Note: Breakfast Specials-- Sausage Migas; Sausage, Potato, Egg, and Cheese Taco on a Flour Tortilla; Fresh Baked Pastries