Food from Gabriel's Cafe

Lunch Menu

Two-Course Plated Lunch

Two-Course Plated Lunch comes with one choice of entrée and one dessert. Served with Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee, Mighty Leaf Tea Selections, Iced Tea, and freshly baked rolls with sweet butter.

Salad Entrées

Seared Ahi Tuna Caesar GF
Heirloom Tomato, Garlic Caesar, Chopped Egg, Parmesan

Seawater Poached Shrimp GF
Cotija, Petite Tomatoes, Marcona Almonds, Red Onion, Cilantro, Horseradish Buttermilk Dressing

Grilled Achiote Chicken Texan Cobb
Chopped Romaine, Bacon Praline, Tomato, Corn, Avocado, Tortilla Strips, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Garlic Ranch Dressing

“Everything” Crusted Salmon
Baby Kale, Red Onion, Chopped Egg, Capers, Cucumber, Buttered Croutons, Flaxseed Vinaigrette

Desserts

Vanilla Crème Brûlée
Lemon Madeleine

Flourless Chocolate Cake GF
Raspberry Chutney

Chocolate Layer Mousse Cake
Salted Caramel

Lemon Meringue Tart
Lemon Curd, Shortbread Crust, Burnt Meringue

New York Cheesecake
Berry Compote, Fresh Berries

Butterscotch Bread Pudding
Caramel Sauce

Three-Course Plated Lunch


Three-Course Plated Lunch comes with one choice of soup or salad, one entrée and one dessert. Served with Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee, Mighty Leaf Tea Selections, Iced Tea, and freshly baked rolls with sweet butter. Vegetarian/vegan entrées available upon request.

Soups

Corn-Poblano Soup
Cilantro, Freeze Dried Corn

Roasted Tomato & Basil Bisque
Garlic Croutons, Basil Oil

Curried Cauliflower Soup
Peach Chutney

Salads

Baby Greens Salad ♥FIT | GF
Cherry Tomatoes, Radish, Cucumbers, Pickled Shallots, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad GF
Romaine, Garlic Croutons, Parmesan Cheese, Caesar Dressing

Bibb Lettuce Salad ♥FIT | GF
Cucumber, Feta, Tomato, Artichoke, Olive, Oregano Vinaigrette

Baby Spinach Salad ♥FIT | GF
Peruvian Peppers, Shaved Butternut, Dried Cranberries, Goat Cheese, Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Texas Chopped Salad
Romaine, Sharp Cheddar, Red Pepper, Black Beans, Corn Tortilla Strips, Chipotle Ranch


Entrées

Braised Beef Short Rib GF
Chile Relleno Pomme Puree, Charred Broccolini, Big Red Demi

Ginger Sesame Crusted Salmon
Garlic Green Bean-Heirloom Carrot Hash, Scallion Panisse, Gochujang Glaze

Cilantro Roasted Mahi Mahi GF
Chile Relleno Pomme Puree, Charred Broccolini, Big Red Demi

Seared Parmesan-Achiote Chicken Breast
Baby Farmhouse Vegetables, Fried Cauliflower Puree, Red Chile-Pomegranate Salsa

Vadouvan Spiced Chicken GF
Clove-Bay Leaf Scented Jasmine Rice, Grilled Baby Bok Choy, Coconut- Tikka Masala Curry

Sous-Vide Pork Loin
Caramelized Brussels Sprouts, Parmesan Mac n’ Cheese Cake, Small Batch Bourbon BBQ Demi


Desserts

Tahitian Vanilla Crème Brûlée
Lemon Madeleine

Caramelita Marquise
Chocolate Soil, Blood Orange Gel, White Chocolate Snow

Triple Berry Shortcake
Basil-Orange Macerated Berries, Strawberry Ganache

White Chocolate Bread Pudding
Salted Caramel

Orange Creamsicle Panna Cotta GF
Fresh Berries, Candied Pecan

Coconut Poundcake
Passionfruit Curd, Mango Chantilly, Coconut Crisp

Chocolate Devil’s Food Cake
Dark Chocolate Cream, Chocolate Shortbread Crumble, Raspberry

Cheesecake
Cinnamon Graham Crumbs, Berry Compote, Sweet Cream

Lunch Buffet

Served with Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee, Mighty Leaf Tea Selections and Iced Tea.

University Deli Buffet

Creamy Lentil & Chorizo Soup
Grilled Baguettes

Spinach & Apple Salad GF
Walnuts, Citrus Infused Oil

Chick Pea & Tomato Salad FIT | VG | GF
Avocado, Pickled Onions

Tri-Color Quinoa Salad FIT | VG
Radishes, Pistachios

Build your own sandwich bar

Sandwiches
Black Forest Ham, House Smoked Turkey, House Roast Beef, Tuna Salad

Accompaniments

Provolone, Cheddar, Swiss Cheeses, Lettuce, Tomato, Onions, Pickles VG

Assorted Condiments

Assorted Breads

White, Wheat, Multigrain Breads

House Potato Chips

Desserts

Chef’s Selection of Freshly Baked Cookies & Brownies

Picnic @ Zilker Buffet

Tomato Basil Soup
Cheddar Crouton

Macaroni Salad
Smoked Cheddar, Ham

Baby Field Greens Salad FIT | VG
Sun-Dried Tomato, Artichokes, Radishes, Basil Vinaigrette

Cous Cous Salad VG
Dried Fruits, Nuts, Mint

Choose 3 Sandwiches/Wraps

Chicken Pesto Sandwich
Tomato, Mozzarella

Roasted Turkey
Tomato, Mozzarella

Roast Beef Sandwich
Tomato, Mozzarella

Grilled Vegetable SandwichFIT
Balsamic Reduction, Goat Cheese & Herb Spread, Focaccia

Grilled Pita
Falafel, Roasted Eggplant, Southwestern Hummus, Tahini Sauce

Desserts

Cheesecakes, Brownies
Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies


Tex-Mex Buffet

Pork Posole Soup

Mixed Field Greens FIT | VG
Black Beans, Tortilla Strips, Cotija, Pico de Gallo

Roasted Potato Salad
Rajas, Scallions, Candied Pepitas, Smoked Onion Vinaigrette

Build your own fajitas

Chimichurri Marinated Skirt Steak GF
Tequila & Lime Chicken GF
Portobello Mushroom VG

Accompaniments

Warm Flour & Corn Tortillas, Cheese, Sour Cream, Lettuce, Guacamole, Chopped Tomatoes, Fire Roasted Salsa & Salsa Verde

Sides

Poblano-Cilantro & Lime Rice VG
Charro Beans VG
Tortilla Chips & Fire Roasted Salsa VG

Desserts

Coconut Tres Leches Cake
Dulce de Leche Roasted Banana Trifle
Margarita Cheesecake


Tokyo Market Buffet

Cabbage Salad VG
Almond, Cilantro, Cucumber, Carrot, Banh Mi Dressing

Mixed Greens Salad FIT | VG
Mandarin, Sesame, Peppadew, Ginger-Lime Dressing

Main

Thai Orange - Garlic Chicken | Cilantro & Scallions
Panang Beef Curry | Kaffir Leaf GF
Chop Suey Eggplant | Bell Peppers & Miso VG

Sides

Jasmine Rice VG
Stir-Fried Greens | Garlic, Chile & Herbs VG

Desserts

Chocolate and Chili Pot De Creme
Dulce de Leche Napolean


Texas BBQ Buffet

Iceberg Wedge
Bacon, Blue Cheese, Ranch Dressing

Loaded Baked Potato Salad
Bacon, Cheese

Creamy Cole Slaw

Main

Backyard Grilled Chicken GF
White BBQ Sauce

Sous-Vide Smoked Brisket GF
Guajillo BBQ Demi

Smoked Sausage GF
Mustard BBQ Cream

Sides

Grilled Heirloom Squash VG
Red Chile Vinaigrette

Blistered Street Corn GF
Chili, Lime, Cilantro, Crema

Brown Sugar Baked Beans

Desserts

Seasonal Cobbler
Funfetti Cookie Bars
Texas Pecan Pie


Southern Tuscan Buffet

White Bean Soup GF
Tomatoes, Hominy

Caesar Salad

Main

Orecchiette
Caramelized Fennel, Corn, Parmesan, Ragu

Baked Italian Sausage and Penne
Heirloom Tomato, Sugo Rosso

Slow Cooked Chicken Cacciatore GF
Herbed Hunter Gravy

Sides

Stone Ground Polenta GF
White Cheddar & Oregano

Crispy Cauliflower
Herbs, Tomato Jam, Olive Oil

Desserts

Italian Cream Cake
Coffee Tiramisu


Low Country Buffet

Gulf Oyster Bisque
Golden Potato

Butter Lettuce Salad
Shaved Farm Vegetables, Buttermilk Dressing

Shrimp Remoulade Salad
Fried Green Tomatoes

Muffaletta Pasta Salad

Main

Blackened Redfish
Crawfish Green Chile Gravy

Southern Fried Chicken
Guajillo Honey Glaze

Braised Lamb Leg
Fig and Hominy Stew

Sides

Pimiento Cheese Grits GF
Wilted Kale VG
Southern-Style Biscuits & Corn Bread

Desserts

Classic Banana Bread Pudding
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Chocolate S’Mores

Service Charge of $5 per person applies for fewer than 25 Guests.

♥ FIT – moderate in calories, fat, cholesterol & sodium, VG – Vegan, GF – Prepared without Gluten

Many of our offerings are prepared without the use of Gluten. Please ask your Sales Manager for more information about items made without gluten.

All food and beverage prices are subject to service charge and sales tax.