Facilities and Dining
Cohen Commons Faculty and Staff Dining Room

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The Jerome B. Cohen Commons Dining Room is open to all Northwestern faculty, staff, and engineering graduate students for lunchtime dining.  No children.

Summer Dining Hours

Monday - Friday

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Faculty & Staff Dining Only

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Graduate Student, Faculty & Staff Dining 

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Room L482, Fourth floor north
Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road

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Cold Display: Muffuletta Sandwich, Spinach Salad with Nuts, Blue Cheese and Strawberries, Mixed Greens, Fresh Fruit
Soup: Garden Vegetable
Entree: Turkey Meatloaf
Accompaniment: Parsnip Whipped Potatoes, Herb Roasted Tomatoes
Griddle: Garden Vegetable Quiche
Dessert: Peanut Butter Cookie, Tiramisu Cupcake

FRIDAY, June 23

Cold Display: Grilled Vegetable Wrap, Pesto Pasta Salad, Mixed Greens, Fresh Fruit
Soup: Corn and Potato Chowder
Entree: Brazilian Chicken
Accompaniment: Sweet Potatoes, Brown Rice
Griddle: Sun-Dried Tomato and Feta Pizza
Dessert: Tres Leches Cupcake, Sweet Cinnamon Brownie

MONDAY, June 26

Cold Display: Creamy Coleslaw, Strawberry Quinoa & Kale Wrap, Mixed Greens, Fresh Fruit
Soup: Southwestern Vegetable
Entrée: Kansas City BB Pork Loin
Accompaniment: Ginger Mango Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Grilled Corn Cobette
Griddle: Spinach & Ricotta Flatbread
Dessert: Seven Layer Bar, Apple PIe

TUESDAY, June 27

Cold Display: Fresh Vegetable Crudite, Tomato Mozzarella Sandwich, Fresh Fruit, Mixed Greens
Soup: Tuscan Kale & Bean
Entree: Pesto Grilled Chicken Breast
Accompaniment: Angel Hair Pasta and Tomato Sauce, Balsamic Roasted Vegetables
Griddle: Italian Mushroom Pizetta
Dessert: Oreo Streusel Blondies, Strawberry Cream Cheese Cupcakes


Cold Display: Beef & Horseradish Wrap, Grilled Vegetables, Mixed Greens, Fresh Fruit
Soup:  Brazilian Black Bean
Entree:  Blackened Tilapia
Accompaniment Red Pepper Risotto, Steamed Cauliflower and Broccoli
Griddle: Broccoli Cheddar Quiche
Dessert: Chocolate Chunk Supreme, Cookie, Blueberry Pie


Cold Display: Turkey Flatbread with Cranberry Mayo, Farmhouse Potato Salad, Mixed Greens, Fresh Fruit
Soup:  Roasted Garden Vegetable
Entree: Yagya’s Jerk Chicken
AccompanimentBasmati Rice, Ginger Sesame Sugar Snap Peas
Griddle: Grilled Hummus Baguette
Dessert: Black Forest Brownie, Strawberry Shortcake

FRIDAY, June 30

Cold Display: Mediterranean Veggie Wrap, Edamame Nut Salad, Mixed Greens, Fresh Fruit
Soup: American Bounty Vegetable
Entree: Turkey Sausage & Fennel Manicotti
Accompaniment Broccoli, Parmesan Breadsticks
Griddle: Pepperoni Pizza
Dessert: Lemon Snowball Cupcake, Cappuccino Fudge Brownie

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Lunchtime Reservations

Reservations are not required for individuals or small groups.

To reserve a dining area for groups of four or more, please make your reservation at least 48 hours in advance. Email cohen.commons@northwestern.edu or call 1-5550 to reserve a table.

Private Events

The Cohen Commons Space may be reserved for private events outside of normal lunch hours.

View our space usage guidelines

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Payment Options

Lunch is $10 per person. Cohen Commons accepts cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or meal vouchers.

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Meal Vouchers

Meal vouchers can be obtained by e-mailing cohen.commons@northwestern.edu.

Please provide a chartstring and the number of vouchers you would like.  Please allow 48 hours to process your meal voucher request.