Facilities and Dining
Cohen Commons Faculty and Staff Dining Room

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The Jerome B. Cohen Commons Dining Room serves as an opportunity for faculty and staff to collaborate and connect over lunch. It is not open to the public; it is a private dining facility for Northwestern faculty, administrative staff, and postdoctoral scholars. Children are not permitted.

Due to capacity limitations, Cohen Commons is not open to graduate students, except when they are dining in the company of a faculty member.

Take-out service is available for faculty, administrative staff, and postdoctoral scholars only.

Dining Hours

Monday - Friday
11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Location

Room L482, Fourth Floor North
Technological Institute
2145 Sheridan Road

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Menu

Friday, October 22

Cold Display: Red Cabbage and Apple Salad | Fresh Fruit
Soup: Vegan Santa Fe Chili
Entrée: Chicken Marsala
Accompaniment: Herb Roasted Potato Wedges | Garlic Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower
Griddle: Sausage Pizza
Dessert: Chef’s daily selection will include homemade cookies, cupcakes, brownies, cakes, pies, or dessert bars

Monday, October 25

Cold Display: Golden Beet Salad | Fresh Fruit
Soup: Lentil and Spinach
Entrée: Grilled Adobo Chicken
Accompaniment: Spanish Rice | Fajita Vegetables
Griddle: Sicilian Pepper and Onion Pizza
Dessert: Chef’s daily selection will include homemade cookies, cupcakes, brownies, cakes, pies, or dessert bars 

Tuesday, October 26

Cold Display: Asparagus and Mushroom Salad | Fresh Fruit
Soup: Vegetarian Winter Squash and Root Vegetable Soup
Entrée: Pineapple Pork Curry
Accompaniment: Herbed Cauliflower Rice | Peas and Carrots
Griddle: Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Dessert: Chef’s daily selection will include homemade cookies, cupcakes, brownies, cakes, pies, or dessert bars

Wednesday, October 27

Cold Display: Chunky Vegetable Salad | Fresh Fruit
Soup: Roasted Corn Chowder
Entrée: Chicken Cacciatore
Accompaniment: Oven Fried Potatoes | Grilled Vegetables
Griddle: White Pizza
Dessert: Chef’s daily selection will include homemade cookies, cupcakes, brownies, cakes, pies, or dessert bars

Thursday, October 28 

Cold Display: Shaved Brussel Sprouts and Kale Salad | Fresh Fruit
Soup: Carrot and Ginger Coconut
Entrée: Chipotle Brisket
Accompaniment: Baked Potatoes | Steamed Broccoli
Griddle: Tomato, Garlic and Olive Oil Pizza
Dessert: Chef’s daily selection will include homemade cookies, cupcakes, brownies, cakes, pies, or dessert bars

Friday, October 29

Cold Display: Mediterranean Chopped Salad | Fresh Fruit
Soup: Three Bean Vegetable Minestrone
Entrée: Tomato Basil Baked Cod
Accompaniment: Spinach and Cheese Tortellini | Sauteed Spinach
Griddle: Chipotle BBQ Chicken Pizza
Dessert: Chef’s daily selection will include homemade cookies, cupcakes, brownies, cakes, pies, or dessert bars
 

Reservations

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 7-2344 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

Effective Fall 2021, lunch is $15 per person. Cohen Commons accepts major debit/credit cards or meal vouchers.

Price includes one pass through the buffet. This includes one entrée, single servings of the side dishes, salad bar 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.