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.

Dining Hours

Monday - Friday

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Faculty & Staff Dining Only
*carryout available for faculty & staff only

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Faculty, Staff & Graduate Student Dining 
*carryout available for faculty, staff & graduate students

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Room L482, Fourth floor north
Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road

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MONDAy, May 21

Cold Display: Roasted Chicken & White Bean Wrap, Crudité Platter, Mixed Greens, Fresh Fruit
Soup: Mushroom Barley
Entree: Maple Glazed Roasted Pork Loin
Accompaniment: Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Cinnamon Apples
Griddle: Roasted Garlic White Flatbread Pizza
Dessert: Cherry Lattice Pie, Chunky Chocolate Supreme Cookie

TUESDAY, may 22

Cold Display: Turkey Cobb Ciabatta Sandwich, Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad, Tossed Garden Salad, Fresh Fruit
Bisque: Roasted Onion
Entree: Tortellini & Roasted Portobello with Blush Sauce
Accompaniment: Risotto alla Primavera, Sugar Snap Peas
Griddle: Oven Roasted Tomato Basil Flatbread
Dessert: Tiramisu Cupcake, Strawberry Shortcake Trifle


Cold Display: Fruit & Cheese Platter, Roasted Eggplant & Tomato Salad, Spinach Salad, Fresh Fruit
Soup: Creamy Broccoli
Entree: Ancho Chili BBQ Beef Brisket
AccompanimentGarlic Roasted Potato Wedges, Fresh Grilled Asparagus
Griddle: Spinach & Mushroom Quesadilla
Dessert: Peach Crème Brulee, Chocolate Peanut Butter Chunk Cookie

THURSDAY, may 24

Cold Display:  Avocado Kale Caesar Wrap, Mediterranean Penne Pasta Salad, Tuscan Chopped Salad, Fresh Fruit
Chowder: Garden Veggie
Entree: Rosemary Garlic Chicken Breast
Accompaniment: Wild Rice Blend, Corn Casserole
Griddle: Meatball Flatbread Melt
Dessert: Cookies & Cream Pie, Strawberry Mousse

FRIDAY, may 25

Cold Display: Tuna Salad Wrap, Orange & Jicama Slaw, Caesar Salad, Fresh Fruit
 Mushroom & Wild Rice
Entree: Build Your Own Gyro Bar
AccompanimentCous Cous with Grilled Vegetables, Herb Roasted Tomatoes
Griddle: Sun Dried Tomato & Feta Pizza
Dessert: Lemon Blueberry Cupcake, Peach Cobbler

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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.

Price includes one pass through the buffet.  This includes one entrée, single servings of the side dishes, cold station items and dessert, and one cold and hot beverage.  

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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.