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What’s the buzz? Chia, hemp, and flax can help keep your heart beating strong. But what’s the science behind these tiny seeds?» Read More
What do garlic, salmon, and chocolate have in common? Learn about these heart-healthy foods and more for American Heart Month.» Read More
What’s the buzz? Coconut oil is a vital pantry staple that is good for everything. However, the science says not so fast!» Read More
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!» Read More
What’s the buzz? Spirulina is a health-giving superfood and powerful source of protein. But what does the science say?» Read More
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» Read More
What’s the buzz? Bulletproof Coffee™ claims to offer more than just a morning caffeine jolt. But what does the science say?» Read More
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.» Read More
What’s the buzz? Fermented foods are everywhere you turn these days — with claims they promote gut health, and good health in general, due to the probiotics (or “good” bacteria) these foods provide. What does the science say?» Read More
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.» Read More
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.» Read More
Enjoy this holiday season and stay on track with your wellness goals without missing out on your favorite holiday treats.» Read More
This salad is made extra special with juicy pomegranate seeds and a dressing whisked with sweet pomegranate molasses.» Read More
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.» Read More
Dark leafy greens are an antioxidant-loaded nutrient powerhouse. Combine them with hearty lentils and buttery delicata squash for a soup that is bright, healthful, and pleasing to the taste buds.» Read More
Emerging research shows that the bacteria in your gut (the good kind) matters beyond your digestive system. Read more about how your gut can be a window into your health and wellness.» Read More
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.» Read More
Plant forward meals offer health benefits for all eaters. Swapping animal proteins for plant-based meals even just one day per week can boost your immune system and reduce your risk for many health conditions.» Read More
Upgrade your morning eggs by serving them in an antioxidant-loaded grilled portobello mushroom cap. Top with fresh herbs and a drizzle of truffle oil and your breakfast game just entered a whole new level.» Read More
In the world of whole grains, wheat berries are a nutritional powerhouse. Sweet and nutty in flavor, this grain is packed with fiber, protein, and a healthy dose of B-vitamins.» Read More
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.» Read More
As part of our Eat Local Challenge celebration and companywide commitment to fighting food waste, we’re giving away a copy of “Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook” to 10 lucky guests» Read More
Eat whatever you want five days a week but starve yourself for two. Don’t eat after 5:30pm. And so on. Do these calorie yo-yo diets work?» Read More
Prestigious environmental award honors Bay Area pioneer for leadership in multiple areas» Read More
A report card on the successes and challenges of our 2012 commitment — and a road map for the future» Read More
We are pleased to offer meal plans designed to meet the needs of every student. Choosing the right student meal plan will bring value to our students’ daily dining experience in many ways. A Bon Appétit meal plan is the affordable, flexible, easy and healthy choice! Meal Plans are only available to enrolled BFA and MFA students. Continuing Education students are not eligible to purchase a meal plan.
Meal Plans for Fall 2016
|5 MEAL PLAN – $860
(Recommended for Commuter Students)
|5 meals per week + 50 dining dollars|
|10 MEAL PLAN – $1738 **||10 meals per week + 150 dining dollars|
|14 MEAL PLAN – $2330 *||14 meals per week + 150 dining dollars|
|17 MEAL PLAN – $2668||17 meals per week + 100 dining dollars|
*The 14 meal plan is required for all residential students enrolled in the Foundation program.
**The 10 meal plan is required for all residential students enrolled at the College as a sophomore, junior, senior, graduate students, and/or at least in their second year attending Otis.
Do you care about whether your food was grown locally or raised humanely? Or are you more interested in protein vs. carbs?
Whatever your priorities, we can help you chew the right thing. At Bon Appétit, we’re working toward “food service for a sustainable future.” How we define that is a mouthful, but the bottom line is that we strive to cook delicious food that’s good for you, the animals, the workers, the community, and the Earth — because they’re all connected. And we’re proud to be the first food service company to tackle many important issues in these areas.
We’re here to support you by giving the information you need to choose wisely. Visit our Wellness page for a feast of information about the roles our from-scratch cooking, nutritional approach, local sourcing, and other sustainability programs can play on your menu.
Turmeric and cauliflower bring additional color, flavor, and phytonutrients to this reinvented side dish that’s lower in calories and higher in fiber than traditional rice dishes. Serves 4. 1 large head cauliflower 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons turmeric 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup currants (optional) 2 tablespoons toasted pumpkin seeds Chopped parsley, for garnish…Read More» Read More
Refreshing and juicy but with a toasted complexity that is balanced by the lime, this unique appetizer is as tasty as it is hydrating. Serves 12. 1 medium watermelon Zest of 1 lime 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons lime juice (about 5-6 limes), divided 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4…Read More» Read More
When the tops of root vegetables such as radishes and turnips are in good condition, don’t let them go to waste! This recipe transforms radish greens into a bright and simple chimichurri sauce that is a delicious and refreshing topping to many foods from omelets to roasted potatoes. Makes 2/3 cup, enough for about 4-6…Read More» Read More
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