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

Poached Jumbo Shrimp
Cotija, Petite Tomatoes, Spiced Pepitas, Red Onion, Cilantro, Horseradish Buttermilk Dressing

Grilled Achiote Chicken Texan Cobb
Chopped Romaine, Bacon Praline, Tomato, Corn, Avocado, Tortilla Strips, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

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

Chimichurri Grilled Skirt Steak
Arugula, Radicchio, Heirloom Carrot, Roasted Cauliflower, Sunflower Seeds, Citrus Chili Vinaigrette


Vanilla Crème Brûlée
Lemon Madeleine

Flourless Chocolate Cake
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.


Corn-Poblano Soup
Cilantro, Corn Relish

Roasted Tomato & Basil Bisque
Garlic Baguette Croutons, Basil Oil

Cauliflower Soup
Curried Golden Raisins, Cauliflower Couscous


Baby Greens Salad
Cherry Tomatoes, Radish, Cucumbers, Pickled Shallots, Balsamic Vinaigrette

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

Greek Salad
Cucumber, Feta, Tomato, Artichoke, Olive, Oregano Vinaigrette

Baby Spinach Salad
Peruvian Peppers, Sweet Potato Crisps, Dried Cranberries, Goat Cheese, Honey-Balsamic Vinaigrette

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


Grilled Beef Bistro Tender
Golden Potato Puree, Charred Broccolini, Demi-Glace

Ginger Sesame Crusted Salmon
Garlic Green Beans, Scallion Panisse, Gochujang Glaze

Citrus Marinated Mahi Mahi
Quinoa Pilaf, Marinated Tomatoes, Roasted Asparagus, Blood Orange Beurre Blanc

Grilled Achiote Chicken Breast
Baby Farmhouse Vegetables, Cauliflower-Potato Puree, Charred Scallion-Corn Cream, Pickled Corn

Vadouvan Spiced Chicken
Roasted Baby Carrots, Basmati Rice Pilaf, Coconut Curry, Coriander Chutney

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


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
Fresh Berries, Candied Pecan

Coconut Poundcake
Passionfruit Curd, Mango Chantilly, Coconut Crisp

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

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

Chorizo Spiced Lentil Soup

Spinach & Frisee Salad
Toasted Sunflower Seeds, Granny Smith Apples, Goat Cheese, Poppyseed Vinaigrette

Chickpea & Tomato Salad
Avocado, Pickled Onions, Cilantro

Tri-Color Quinoa Salad
Radishes, Spiced Pepitas, Beet Vinaigrette

Build your own sandwich bar

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


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

Assorted Condiments

Assorted Breads

House Potato Chips


Chef’s Selection of Freshly Baked Cookies & Brownies

Picnic @ Zilker

Roasted Tomato-Coconut Soup

Macaroni Salad
Bell Pepper, Scallion, Celery, Pickles, Cheddar

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

Couscous Salad
Dried Fruits, Mint

Choose 3 Sandwiches/Wraps

Chicken Pesto Sandwich
Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil

Turkey BLT
Leaf Lettuce, Tomato, Bacon, Chipotle Aioli

Roast Beef Sandwich
Arugula, Pickled Red Onion, Havarti, Horseradish Crema

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich
Balsamic Reduction, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Herbed Goat Cheese

Falafel Wrap
Falafel, Roasted Eggplant, Southwestern Hummus, Spinach


Cheesecakes, Brownies
Chocolate Chip & Oatmeal Cookies


Chicken Tortilla Soup

Texas Chopped
Black Beans, Tomatoes, Sieved Egg, Tortilla Strips, Cotija, Avocado Ranch

Roasted Potato Salad
Sauteed Chilies, Scallions, Candied Pepitas, Chipotle Vinaigrette

Build your own fajitas

Adobo Skirt Steak
Tequila-Lime Chicken
Asada Portobello Mushroom


Warm Flour & Corn Tortillas, Pepper Jack Cheese, Sour Cream, Lettuce, Guacamole, Pico de Gallo, Fire Roasted Salsa & Salsa Verde


Cilantro-Lime Rice
Charro Beans
Sauteed Zucchini & Squash


Caramel Tres Leches Cake
Coconut Lime Cake
Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake

Far East Market

Napa Cabbage Salad
Cilantro, Cucumber, Carrot, Ginger-Soy Dressing

Mixed Greens Salad
Mandarin, Sesame, Edamame, Wonton Crisps, Orange-Miso Vinaigrette


Thai Orange - Garlic Chicken
Cilantro, Scallions Panang Beef Curry
Thai Basil, Red Chilies Chinese Stir-Fry Eggplant
Bell Peppers, Garlic, Fresno Chilies


Jasmine Rice
Sesame Stir-Fried Green Beans


Chocolate and Chili Pot De Creme
Matcha-Coconut Rice Pudding

Lone Star BBQ

Texas Caviar
Romaine Hearts, Black-eyed Peas, Black Beans, Corn, Celery, Red Onion, Tomato, Cilantro, Red Wine Vinaigrette

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Citrus Cole Slaw Jicama, Grapefruit, Cilantro


Grilled Chicken
White BBQ Sauce

Texas Spice Smoked Brisket
Mustard BBQ Sauce, Pickles

Slow Cooked Pinto Beans
Molasses, Mustard, Chilies


Grilled Zucchini & Squash

Blistered Street Corn
Chili, Lime, Cilantro, Cotija

Sliced White Bread


Seasonal Cobbler
Funfetti Cookie Bars
Texas Pecan Pie

Southern Tuscan

White Bean Soup
Kale, Tomato

Mixed Greens Salad Pepperoncini, Red Onion, Tomato, Black Olive, Cucumber, Toasted Sunflower Seeds, Italian Herb Vinaigrette


Caramelized Fennel, Corn, Parmesan, Ragu

Slow Cooked Chicken Cacciatore
Olive, Thyme, Tomato, Mushroom


Stone Ground Polenta
White Cheddar & Oregano

Crispy Cauliflower
Herbs, Olive Oil

Rolls & Butter


Italian Cream Cake
Coffee Tiramisu

Louisiana Roots

Oysters Rockefeller Soup
Spinach, Pernod

Chopped Bibb & Radicchio Salad
Cucumber, Tomato, Artichoke, Sunflower Seeds, Zatarain's Mustard Vinaigrette

Shrimp Remoulade Salad
Fried Green Tomatoes, Parsley


Blackened Redfish
Crawfish Etouffee

Southern Fried Chicken

Smothered Blackeye Peas


Jalapeno Jack Cheese Grits

Apple Braised Collard Greens

Buttermilk Biscuits & Cornbread


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

Many of our offerings are prepared without the use of gluten. Please ask your Sales Manager for more information about items that are gluten-free and vegan.

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