- Coffee, Pastry, Grab n Go Served from 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
- Coffee, Pastry, Grab n Go Mon-Fri, 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Located in the Aspen building, Canyon Cafe features espresso, smoothies, kombucha and nitro cold brew! Enjoy delicious coffee from Caffe Umbria, local bagels from Henry Higgins, pastries from Marsee Bakery, and house made sandwiches and burritos. Canyon Cafe is the perfect place for what ever your needs may be, so stop in for a quick bite or stay for a while to study or socialize with friends.
Transact Mobile Ordering App FAQ
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about our online ordering app, Transact. If your question is not answered here, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected] For more information about Bon Appetit at Reed College, the food we are offering, or some of the important changes we have made to ensure our cafés are as safe as possible, please use the link on the main page of the Transact app.
Do you have a specific question about nutrition or the foods that are served in your Bon Appétit café? Just ask a Manager. We’d love to chat with you and discuss your needs. Want to set up a discussion, or need to contact us directly? Here you go.
Michael Bucuvalas, General Manager, [email protected]
Jesse Fairman, Executive Chef, [email protected]
We offer a variety of meal plans to fit your lifestyle. The meal plans operate on a declining balance or debit system. Depending on the plan selected, students begin each semester with a set amount of meal plan dollars or “points”. Students then draw down on their balance as they purchase food. If a student runs out of points they can add additional money throughout the semester. To inquire about meal plan sign-ups or more information, please stop by the Bon Appétit office or the Res Life office.
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Serving Students with Food Allergies and Celiac Disease
The dining services team is well-trained in food allergy awareness and offer a number of options for students with food allergies and celiac disease. This includes communication about and modification to existing menu items, special preparation of menu items, and access to special products as agreed upon with students.
Daily menus for each café can be accessed at reed.cafebonappetit.com. Menu items that are appropriate options for most students with celiac disease are labeled as “made without gluten-containing ingredients” and can be filtered to streamline searching using the dietary preferences filter. Top-9 allergens are included in menu names and/or descriptions whenever possible. For more on eating with a food allergy in our café, visit this page. Further questions about ingredients can be answered by our trained managers/chefs on-site.
In addition, Reed College offers Carve, where meals a crafted with food-allergic guests in mind. All options are prepared with care using whole foods without the top-9 allergens plus gluten. This space also serves as an area to keep allergen friendly products such as breads and non-dairy alternatives. If you need additional assistance our team works with students to craft personalized meals meeting their dietary needs.
For questions about these services or to request food allergy accommodations, students should contact:
Michael Bucuvalas, General Manager
Jess Gibson, Disability and Access Resources
Eat Right — For You
When it comes to wellness, Bon Appétit’s focus is on simple, delicious food — that happens to be good for you. To support long-term health, we are bringing more plants to menus every day in a craveable way, while emphasizing healthy cooking techniques. When healthy food tastes good, nourishing your body and mind becomes the easy choice.
We serve thousands of guests with food allergies and sensitivities safely in our cafés every day. Our chefs, managers, and dietitians work closely with our food-allergic guests to create reasonable solutions to help them eat what they love. If you have questions about eating for your dietary needs in our cafés, reach out to us: we’ll gladly meet with you.
Wellness also includes the health of the animals, the workers, the community, and the Earth. They’re all connected. Bon Appétit has been committed to “food service for a sustainable future” for decades, and we’ve led the food service industry in tackling many important issues, such as cage-free eggs, antibiotics in animal production, and farmworker rights.
Tell Us What You Think
- I’ve been trying to eat a healthier diet. Will I be able to find a healthy food choice in my café?
- Can you tell me how many calories are in the foods in my café?
- How will you handle my concerns about a food allergy?