The University of Iowa

Nourishing Options for a Midday Meal

Select from a variety of lunch options including boxed, buffet, or served. You're sure to find something that you'll enjoy. 

Box Lunches

All prices are subject to a 20% service charge.

Includes a sandwich, chips, whole fresh fruit, and brownie.

Select from the following sandwiches:

Turkey: Turkey breast, caramelized red onion, cheddar cheese, field greens, and italian mayonnaise on an asiago bun.

Beef: Pastrami with swiss cheese, field greens, fresh tomato, and stone ground mustard on marble rye.

Ham: Smoked ham, pepper jack cheese, crisp greens, fresh tomato, and herb mayonnaise on marble rye.

Italian: Smoked turkey, pepperoni, salami, swiss and provolone cheeses, field greens, fresh tomato, and herb mayonnaise on an asiago bun.

Vegetarian: Eggplant parmesan sandwich with sundried tomato aioli, and provolone cheese on croissant.

Chicken Salad: House-made curried chicken salad, grapes, slivered almonds, diced celery, lettuce and tomato on croissant.

Includes a sandwich, two small side salads, and a gourmet brownie. 

Select two options for all guests from the following side salads: 

Fresh fruit salad.

German potato salad with bacon.

Tortellini and vegetable pasta salad.

Quinoa, cranberry, and apricot salad.

Select from the following sandwiches:

Turkey: Turkey breast, caramelized red onion, cheddar cheese, field greens, and italian mayonnaise on an asiago bun.

Beef: Pastrami with swiss cheese, field greens, fresh tomato, and stone ground mustard on marble rye.

Ham: Smoked ham, pepper jack cheese, crisp greens, fresh tomato, and herb mayonnaise on marble rye.

Italian: Smoked turkey, pepperoni, salami, swiss and provolone cheeses, field greens, fresh tomato, and herb mayonnaise on an asiago bun.

Vegetarian: Eggplant parmesan sandwich with sundried tomato aioli, and provolone cheese on croissant.

Chicken Salad: House-made curried chicken salad, grapes, slivered almonds, diced celery, lettuce and tomato on croissant.

Sliced grilled chicken breast on a bed of romaine leaves, crisp apples, walnuts, and blue cheese with champagne vinaigrette.

Marinated grilled chicken, red onions, diced tomatoes, seasoned roasted potatoes, and shaved parmesan on torn romaine with balsamic dressing.

Tender marinated flat iron steak on a bed of greens with stir fried carrots, red peppers, green onions, and sesame vinaigrette.

Smoked turkey breast served with chopped egg, tomato, cucumber, and cheddar cheese on top of gourmet greens with blue cheese dressing.

Grilled filet of salmon served with honey mustard on top of crisp salad greens, cucumbers, and tomatoes.

Torn romaine lettuce topped with tomatoes, diced egg, red onions, marinated green beans, kalamata olives, roasted peppers, oil and vinegar dressing.

Buffet Lunches

All prices are subject to a 20% service charge. Lunch menus are not available after 3:00 p.m.

Served with balsamic vinaigrette.

Added for $4.00 per person.

Sliced turkey with cranberry chutney aioli, brie, and greens on spinach tortilla.

Southwest wrap with grilled chicken, corn, black beans, guacamole, cheddar cheese, and spinach on whole wheat tortilla.

Roasted beef with caramelized onions, horseradish cream cheese and romaine on sundried tomato tortilla.

Black bean patty with hummus and roasted vegetables on spinach tortilla. (This is a vegetarian item)

Served with lemon parmesan dressing.

Roasted mushroom and tomato.

Sundried tomato with roasted garlic.

Seafood alfredo.

Creamy lemon pesto.

Served with poppyseed vinaigrette.

Served with sun-dried tomato vinaigrette.

Select from the following options:

Almond crusted chicken with lemon butter sauce.

Grilled chicken with parmesan cream sauce.

Maple pecan seared salmon.

Spinach and artichoke pocket over stuffed pepper rice. (This is a vegetarian item)

Served with balsamic dressing.

Select from the following options:

Gourmet macaroni and cheese.

Spinach, tomato, and ricotta tortellini bake.

Roasted pepper and provolone.

Alfredo and broccoli with roasted red peppers.

Served with red wine vinaigrette.

Select from two of the following options:

Hot dog.

Bratwurst with saurkraut.

Hamburger.

Chicken breast.

Served Lunches

All prices are subject to a 20% service charge. Lunch menus are not available after 3:00 p.m. Choose up to three (3) entrees.

Crisp romaine wedge topped with tomatoes, freshly grated parmesan cheese, grilled artisan bread and creamy caesar dressing.

Toasted bread cubes tossed with balsamic, tomatoes, basil and shallots.

Roasted beets and bleu cheese on mixed greens with candied walnuts.

Smoked turkey breast served with chopped egg, tomato, cucumber, and cheddar cheese on top of gourmet greens with blue cheese dressing.

Grilled chicken: $3.00

Seared salmon: $3.50

Grilled shrimp skewers: $4.50

Marinated flat iron steak: $4.50

Balsamic roasted chicken with fresh tomato relish and basil gratin.

Cauliflower puree, guinness demi glaze, and sautéed kale.

Feta cucumber sauce, farro, and roasted asparagus.

Served with sweet potato succotash and lemon butter.

Served with sautéed kale and roasted red pepper sauce.

Served with red and yellow pepper sauces.