Canyon Commons

Canyon Commons

Currently Closed
  • Brunch Served from 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Dinner 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Weekly Schedule

  • Breakfast     Mon-Fri, 7:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Brunch     Sat-Sun, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
  • Lunch     Mon-Fri, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Dinner     Mon-Sun, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The centerpiece of George Fox University dining, Canyon Commons is designed to showcase the beautiful forest setting along Hess Creek while serving a wide range of flavorful, delicious offerings for breakfast, lunch and dinner in a casual dining setting.  From traditional comfort meals of oven roasted turkey & mashed potatoes to imaginative and nutritious Asian stirfry and vegetarian entrees, we'll capture your taste appeal.  You'll find Italian specialties, bold South of the Border flavors and authentic ethnic favorites along with our vibrant fresh salad bar with scratch-made dressings and bountiful local produce. 

Our staff is passionate about food and serving our guests in our community. We make our community a priority through partnering with our students on specialty evenings, creating menus based on student input every week, connecting with our local artisans, ranchers and farmers to bring seasonal ingredients to our café. We do this in a socially responsible manner for the betterment of our students and our community.



yogurt, juice, mixed fruit
Marsee Baking
waffles | Portland French Bakery assorted bread | english muffins | bagels
SIDES: butter , cream cheese , jam


bob's red mill oats

Deli Bar

vanilla yogurt | greek yogurt | oatgurt
SIDES: seasonal berries , seasonal fruit , granola , cranberries
Greens, vegetables, assorted toppings, house-made dressings



SIDES: Herb Cous Cous , Roasted Vegetable

Street Food

SIDES: Roasted Potatoes , Daily Vegetable


Vegan Chili, onions, cheese, sour cream
SIDES: House made Cornbread , Steamed Broccoli

Deli Bar

Greens, vegetables, assorted toppings, house-made dressings

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serving students with food allergies

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  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.  Major 8 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.  

For questions about these services or to request food allergy accommodations, students should contact: 

Ken Clemens, General Manager, Bon Appétit Management Company  at, 503-554-2500  

Disability and Access Services, George Fox University at  


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.

Our wellness commitments

Food Allergies

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.

Food allergies & sensitivities


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.

Our sustainability commitments



Good nutrition is more than just the numbers.

Healthy eating patterns are a result of skills and strategies for managing all types of food…despite the numbers. Knowing the nutritional values of some basic foods can help you learn which foods provide too much or too little of the nutrients that concern you. Bon Appétit has compiled this guide of common nutritional values for many of the basic offerings you will find in our cafés. The numbers here are based on standard nutrient values for these types of foods.

Download PDF: Knowing the Numbers

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Common Questions

  • 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?
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