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Meals and Food During the School

All catered, group meals that the School provides will include vegan and vegetarian options. If you indicated other dietary needs in the survey, we will address those on a case-by-case basis as well.

School Meals

The School pays for your meals during the School.

First, we provide the following meals directly:

  • Breakfasts on Monday through Friday — held in Computer Sciences Room 1240, the same room as the school sessions
  • Lunches on Monday through Friday — held near the lecture hall
  • Generally, there will be coffee and packets for tea

For dinners Sunday through Thursday, if you are not a UW–Madison member, we can reimburse you after the School. In that case:

  • Keep receipts for your dinners – if anything so that you remember how much meals cost!
  • We can reimburse up to $30.00, including tax and tip
  • If it is not on the receipt, be sure to write the tip amount yourself, so you do not forget
  • We cannot pay for any alcohol, but non-alcoholic drinks are OK — please pay for any alcohol on a separate bill
  • We will explain the reimbursement process after the School

Again, if you are a member of the UW–Madison community, by University rules we cannot pay for your meals other than the group, catered ones.

Below are the menus for the School-provided meals. Not all options for meeting dietary needs are listed, because the vendors provide them at their discretion. If you have concerns or questions, email us or talk to any of the organizers in person.

July 25 (Monday)

Breakfast - 8:00–8:45 a.m.

  • Fresh Fruit Salad (gluten free, vegan)
  • Quiche: Spinach & Feta (vegetarian)
  • Turkey Sausage Links (gluten free, dairy free)
  • Scones (vegan)

Lunch - 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Sandwich/Wrap Buffet

  • Italian Pasta Salad (vegetarian)
  • Fresh Fruit Salad (vegan, gluten free)
  • Assortment of Fresh Breads and Wraps (incl. gluten free)
  • Shaved Turkey, Ham, and Roast Beef (gluten free, dairy free)
  • Assorted Sliced Cheese (gluten free, vegetarian)
  • Lettuce, Pickle, Tomato, Onion (gluten free, vegan)
  • Mayo and Mustard (vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free)
  • Hummus and Tabbouleh (vegan)
  • Potato Chips (gluten free, vegan)
  • Cookies

July 26 (Tuesday)

Breakfast - 8:00–8:45 a.m.

  • Fresh Fruit Salad (gluten free, vegan)
  • Red Stone Breakfast Potatoes (gluten free, vegan)
  • Country Scrambled Eggs with Cheese and Chives (gluten free, vegetarian)
  • French Toast (vegan)
  • Syrup (gluten free, vegan)

Lunch - 12:15–1:15 p.m.

Badger Buffet

  • Roasted Vegetable and Wild Rice Salad (vegan, gluten free)
  • Tossed Green Salad (vegan, gluten free) with blueberry pomegranate vinaigrette (vegan, gluten free) and french dressing (vegetarian, gluten free) on the side
  • Steamed Broccoli Florets (vegan, gluten free)
  • Tilapia with Picatta Sauce (gluten free)
  • Stuffed Mushrooms (vegan)
  • Rolls and Butter (vegetarian)
  • Whole Fresh Fruit (instead of the cookie) (vegan, gluten free)

July 27 (Wednesday)

Breakfast - 8:00–9:00 a.m.

Breakfast at Gordon Avenue Market, 770 West Dayton Street

  • Wide variety of buffet-style breakfast items
  • We will provide coupons to present instead of payment!
  • More details on Tuesday

Lunch - 12:45–1:30 p.m.

Bagged lunches plus extras — the bagged parts can be taken and eaten elsewhere. We will label the various items with vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, etc., later.

  • Sandwich option #1: Chicken, White Cheddar, Garlic Aioli; plus Apple, Cookie, and Chips
  • Sandwich option #2: Grilled Vegetables, Butternut Squash Spread; plus Apple, Cookie, and Chips
  • Pasta Salad with Grilled Vegetables
  • Taco Layer Dip with Chips
  • Tarragon Potato Salad

July 28 (Thursday)

Breakfast - 8:00–8:45 a.m.

Buckingham Continental

  • Assorted Breakfast Baked Goods (vegetarian, some nut-free)
  • Assorted Individual Yogurts (gluten free, vegetarian)
  • Assorted Whole Fresh Fruit
  • Muffins (vegan)

Lunch - 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Southwest Buffet

  • Tossed Mixed Green Salad (vegan, gluten free) with Chipotle Ranch (vegetarian, gluten free) and Avocado Poblano Vinaigrette (vegetarian, gluten free) on the side
  • Flour Tortillas (vegetarian)
  • Corn Tortillas (gluten free, vegan)
  • Chicken Fajita (gluten free, dairy free)
  • Vegan Fajita Crumble
  • Fajita Vegetables (vegan)
  • Black Beans (vegan, gluten free)
  • Salsa Verde (gluten free, vegan)
  • Lettuce (gluten free, vegan)
  • Diced Tomatoes (gluten free, vegan)
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese (gluten free, vegetarian)
  • Sour Cream (gluten free, vegetarian)
  • Tortilla Chips (gluten free, vegan)
  • Cookies (vegetarian, vegan)

July 29 (Friday)

Breakfast - 8:00–8:45 a.m.

Badger Breakfast

  • Fresh Fruit Salad (gluten free, vegan)
  • Quiches: Spinach & Feta (vegetarian), or Sausage & Cheese
  • Turkey Bacon Strips (gluten free, dairy free)
  • Scones (vegan)

Lunch - 12:00–1:00 p.m.

On Wisconsin Buffet

  • Coleslaw (vegetarian, gluten free)
  • Fresh Fruit Salad (vegan, gluten free)
  • Grilled Chicken Breast (gluten free, dairy free)
  • Grilled Hamburgers (gluten free, dairy free)
  • Grilled Black Bean Burgers (gluten free, dairy free, vegan)
  • Buns (vegan)
  • Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Pickle (gluten free, vegan)
  • Ketchup, Mustard, Mayo (dairy free, gluten free, vegetarian)
  • Cheddar Cheese (gluten free, vegetarian)
  • Potato Chips (gluten free, vegan)
  • Cookies (vegetarian, vegan)

Dinner - 6:30–8:00 p.m.

(See the schedule page for other details.)

Global Buffet

  • Spinach, strawberry, shaved red onion, sesame poppy seed dressing
  • Vegetables, dips, spreads, pita chips
  • Sake salmon
  • Jerk tofu
  • Basmati rice
  • Stir-fried vegetables
  • Naan Bread