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Lugano Campus cafeteria and weekly menu

The Lugano Campus cafeteria (commonly called “mensa”, which is Italian for “canteen”) is located in the main building and is open Monday to Friday from 7:45am to 5:30pm. It offers a choice of three daily menus:

  • daily menu at 11.00 CHF (students) / 12.50 CHF (assistants) / 13.00 CHF
  • pasta at 7.50 CHF (students) / 9.00 CHF (assistants) / 9.50 CHF
  • vegetarian menu at 10.00 CHF (students) / 11.00 CHF (assistants) / 12.00 CHF

The menu prices are subject to change.
To benefit from reduced prices, if asked you must show your student ID card or the staff badge.

The cafeteria is closed during the Christmas holiday break and during the summer break (first two weeks of August).

 

 

Weekly menu schedule

 

Week from 20.01.2020 to 24.01.2020.

The menus may vary.

 

Monday

Daily menu
Grilled beef burger
(with sesame bread, cheese, salad, tomatoes) 
French fries
Vegetables
Salad or soup
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
Pasta "alla gricia"
(bacon, onion, cream)

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Oriental crepes
with courgettes and curry cream
Fruit or dessert

 

Tuesday

Daily menu
Pork escalope with white wine sauce
Gnocchetti with butter and sage
Vegetables
Salad or soup
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
Pasta with sun-dried tomatoes, courgettes,
arugula pesto and sheep milk cheese

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Grilled vegetarian bratwurst
Roesti potatoes and vegetables
Fruit or dessert

 

Wednesday

Daily menu
Battered chicken piccata
Roasted potatoes with paprika
Vegetables
Salad or soup
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
Pasta with vegan ragout
(tomato sauce, vegetables, minced soy)

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Risotto with pumpkin and mushrooms 
Smoked cheese
Fruit or dessert

 

Thursday

Daily menu
Trout fillets with ginger and limes
Potatoes with thyme
Vegetables
Salad or soup
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
Pasta "alla boscaiola"
(tomato sauce, cream, mushrooms, parsley)

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Vegetarian puff pastry strudel 
(with cheese, potatoes, carrots, broccoli)
Steamed vegetables
Fruit or dessert 

 

Friday

Daily menu
Braised pork "ossibuchi" (bone marrow)  
Risotto with saffron
Vegetables
Salad or soup
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
Pasta with smoked salmon and cream

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Spring rolls
Vegetables with sesame
Fruit or dessert 

   

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Updated on: 20/01/2020