Canyon Commons

Meal Cards


Bon Appétit offers several options for on campus dining available to students NOT on meal plans, commuters, staff and faculty. All available for purchase in the food service office, located in Canyon Commons.

ON-CAMPUS DINING for Students, Faculty & Staff

  • Declining balance plan – bring your George Fox ID card in to the office along with cash, check or debit/credit card and we can load money directly on your ID card. We’ll add an additional 10% credit if you add $50 or more! This can be used in the main dining room, Bruin Den, Bruin Bites or Bridge café.
  • Commuter VIP – our newest offering geared toward commuter students, for $80 you can purchase a punch card good for 12 meals (breakfast, lunch or dinner) in the Canyon Commons dining room.
  • Lunch club card – available to staff and faculty, this pre-paid punch card is good for 15 lunches in the Canyon Commons dining room and a terrific bargain at $70

Lunch Club


Valid during lunch in the Canyon Commons. Available for purchase in the food service office located in Canyon Commons.


TIME IS EVERYTHING. If you work on campus, taking time for lunch during a busy work day is a valuable commodity. Eating on campus saves you time and gives you an opportunity to maximize your lunch break.

IT’S SOCIAL. A lunch enjoyed in the Commons give you the opportunity to socialize with both co-workers and students and enjoy a sense of community.

SUSTAINABLE. SERIOUSLY. Bon Appétit has had industry-leading commitments to environmentally and socially responsible sourcing. By eating on campus you know your food has been sourced with care.

Stay Fresh

Canyon Commons

Monday – Thursday

Breakfast 7:15 AM 10:00 AM | Lunch 11:00 AM–2:00 p.m. | Dinner 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Friday dinner closes at 7:00pm)

Saturday & Sunday

Continental Breakfast 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Brunch 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Dinner 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Weekly Schedule

  • Breakfast     Mon-Fri, 7:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Breakfast     Sat-Sun, 8:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Brunch     Sat-Sun, 10:30 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.



Cage-free scrambled egg, potato, sausage link, vegetarian sausage
Maple syrup, house-made berry compote



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Herb roasted bone-in chicken thigh, buttered parsley red potatoes, roasted broccolini
Herb roasted Bui tofu, parsley red potatoes, steamed cauliflower


House-made five cheese blend sauce, macaroni pasta
Choice of: Caramelized onion, roasted cherry tomato, garlic panko crunch, pepper jack cheese, grilled chicken, buffalo sauce, peppercorn ranch sauce


Fire roasted marinara, four cheese blend, oregano, garlic
Fire roasted marinara, pepperoni, mozzarella
Fire roasted marinara, mozzarella, Italian sausage, black olive
Whole wheat penne pasta, alfredo, parmesan, grilled broccolini


House-made croutons, chives

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Food Recovery Verified

Bon Appétit at George Fox University is fighting food waste and hunger by recovering surplus perishable food from our campus that would otherwise go to waste and donating it to people in need through Bruin Community Pantry at George Fox.

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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