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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 20.05.2019 to 24.05.2019.

The menus may vary.

 

Monday

Daily menu
Minced veal Zurich style with champignons 
Mashed potatoes  
Salad or vegetables
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
"Garganelli alla Nerano"
(egg pasta with courgettes, mint pesto,
sheep milk cheese)

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Risotto with saffron
Asparagus with Parmesan chees
Fruit or dessert

 

Tuesday

Daily menu
Salmon trout fillet
Potatoes with parsley  
Salad or vegetables
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
Pasta "alla Pedrotti"
(tomato sauce, cream, sausage, bacon) 

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Breaded jalapenos
Country potatoes
Vegetables and mex sauce
Fruit or dessert

 

Wednesday

Daily menu
Puff pastry chicken roll
with ham and cheese
Roasted potatoes
Salad or vegetables
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
Pasta with sun-dried tomatoes, 
eggplant and pistacchio cream

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Medallion of quinoa and linseed
Cheese stuffed roesti potatoes
Steamed vegetables
Fruit or dessert 

 

Thursday

Daily menu
Breaded pork steak 
Feta cheese stuffed potatoes 
Salad or vegetables
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
Pasta "alla Marinara"
(tomato sauce, capers, garlic, oregano)

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Vegetarian Mussaka gratin
(with eggplant, tomato, goat cheese, minced soy) 
Tzatziki cucumbers  
Fruit or dessert

 

Friday

Daily menu
Catalan paella  
(with chicken, rabbit, seafood, vegetables) 
Salad or vegetables
Fruit or dessert

Pasta
Pasta "alla pugliese"
(broccoli, ricotta cheese, garlic, anchovies) 

Vegetarian menu
Salad or soup
Puff pastry with vegetables
Couscous stuffed potatoes with avocado and mint
Grilled Belgian envide   
Fruit or dessert

 

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Updated on: 20/05/2019