Stay Fresh Cafe News

Recipe: Homemade Muesli

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Have you met muesli? It’s similar to granola but rather than mixing in oil and honey prior to baking, you toast the grains plain and add your own honey upon serving (yes, you control the sugar!).

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“My Eats” by Chef Mayet

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A Sustainable Lifestyle I am quite fortunate to work for a company that truly believes we have the opportunity and responsibility to make this place a better world through sustainable food service. I have been a part of the Bon Appetit team for only 15 years but have lived the “Farm to Fork” principle almost…Read More

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Introducing Cafe 820

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Now Open! Cafe 820, for our guests at 820 S. Flower Street. Featuring: – House-made breakfast items – Tossed to order salads – Artisan sandwiches – Freshly-prepared grab and go items Open Monday-Friday 7am – 2pm

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SUMMER TO GO!

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We know you’re busy this summer – so check out our grab and go coolers for Chef Mayet’s new summer creations… freshly prepared daily, ready to grab and go… now… GO! get your summer on! Just a few of our new options: BOWLS quinoa and farro bipimbap bbq tri tip thai peanut crunch with salmon…Read More

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The Buzz: Nutritional Yeast

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What’s the buzz? Nutritional yeast is a savory, high-nutrient add-in that you should be sprinkling on everything from pasta to smoothies. What does the science say?

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Mother’s Day is May 14th

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Pick up a sweet treat for your mama! Introducing two thoughtful gift ideas: HOUSE-MADE MINI TWO LAYER CAKE | in either vanilla chiffon or devil’s food, hand-decorated with fondant flowers Available May 10-12 in the cafes. 5.95 + tax TEA LOVER’S GIFT SET | Includes: three varieties of house-baked biscotti, three hand-crafted artisan tea bags…Read More

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Congratulations Chef Alfonso!

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The winner of our Bon Appetit Hero recipe contest! Get to know Alfonso: “My mother used to cook platanos machos capeados when I was a kid. I loved this dish because, although I never understood why, she would always cook them when she was in a good mood. This recipe brings me very special memories…Read More

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Is Your Compost Making You Complacent?

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Much is being made about fighting food waste these days, and we’re glad to see it! No one wants to waste food, but even if you’re well aware of the environmental impacts of food waste, it’s easy to backslide in your day-to-day waste reduction practice.

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Let’s Be Food Waste Warriors Together

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We admit it, there’s no glory in fighting food waste. It’s a battle of minutiae, a day-to-day grind. Planning, paying attention, getting creative with carrot tops and potato peels…Even so, the truth is, we love it!

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The Buzz: Seaweed

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What’s the buzz? Seaweed is being hailed as the “new kale” — a nutritional powerhouse that we should all be eating. What does the science say?

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The Buzz: Turmeric

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What’s the buzz? Food as medicine could not be more true for the inflammation-busting spice turmeric. What does the science say?

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National Cancer Prevention Month

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From your morning caffeine fix to your afternoon snack, what you put on your plate (or in your mug) can affect your risk for cancer. Learn more about the protective power of plant foods.

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congrats chef sara

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Thank you for coming out to our annual CHILI COOK-OFF! You came, you tasted, you voted… and you loved Chef Sara Levine’s (CIRCLE 7 CAFE) Kickin’ Chili! This sweet and spicy chili won you over with ground beef, italian sausage, bacon, beans, chipotle + many spices! RECIPE COMING SOON!

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XOXO – how sweet!

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For a limited time only, we are offering house-made cake pops and chocolate bark for your Valentine! CHOOSE FROM: * house-made cake pop trio red velvet cake, white chocolate, holiday sprinkles * house-made chocolate bark dark and white chocolate, holiday sprinkles, freeze-dried berries JUST 5.95 available in all cafes* through Valentine’s Day. *while supplies last

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Winter Catering is Here

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The weather is cooler, and the menu is hot! Mix up your next catered event and wow your guests with offerings inspired by the produce of the season.

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National Hot Tea Month

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Beat the cold and bust some stress with a steaming cup of tea. Learn more about the benefits of tea and celebrate national hot tea month!

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The Buzz: Spirulina

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What’s the buzz? Spirulina is a health-giving superfood and powerful source of protein. But what does the science say?

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Happy New Year!

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A new year and a fresh start, right? As you set your goals for 2017, make them S.M.A.R.T. and consider trying fiber-loaded recipes such as Wheat Berry and Lentil Soup

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Immune Health

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Instead of reaching into your medicine cabinet, stock up on foods that will help you avoid those “achoos” this season. Read about 7 foods that help boost your immunity, and try our recipe for winter chopped salad.

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Healthy in Your Kitchen

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Healthy cooking doesn’t have to be bland, nor does it have to be complicated. Learn techniques to boost flavor, while retaining the most nutrition in your kitchen.

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Recipe: Garbanzo Cauliflower Soup

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Cozy up in your favorite chair and enjoy this hearty nutrient-loaded soup. Before taking your first spoonful, take a mindful moment to smell the deep aromas and hint of paprika as the steam warms your face.

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Celebrate Vegan Month

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Meat and dairy are two of the biggest dietary contributors to the environmental impact of an omnivore’s diet. Even small changes to your diet can make a big difference.

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Recipe: Chocolate Yogurt

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Better your gut with a daily dose of probiotics. This chocolate yogurt combines plain yogurt with rich cocoa powder and sprinkle of sugar for a touch of sweetness.

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Bumper Crop Mix & Match

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Happy Eat Local Challenge Day! As you enjoy our chefs’ 100% local meals that incorporate a regional bumper crop, check out these basic recipes that’ll teach you how to wrangle abundant produce in creative ways.

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eXpress is now GO!

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We’ve given our grab and go program a total makeover! NEW LOOK! NEW SIZES! NEW MENU! STILL made from scratch with authentic seasonal ingredients by our chefs daily! SANDWICHES | spicy tofu bahn mi, studio muffaletta, tri-tip shawarma ENTREE BOWLS | poke bowl, tokyo picnic, chicken and majedra SALADS | oh my! omega, california cobb…Read More

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Watch New Bon Appétit Video

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Thanks to your support, Bon Appétit hit $1 billion in revenue last year. Our CEO and cofounder Fedele Bauccio tells how great chefs, responsibly sourced ingredients, and delicious yet nutritious menus will keep us growing.

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