Dining Services

Friendly & Creative Dining Service

At JBU, our goal is to provide the best possible dining experience for you! We take pride in our mission to provide friendly, creative and attentive service to everyone who dines with us. At John Brown University, we aim to exceed your expectations in every way.

Continuing this year, we strive to serve you in the healthiest possibly way. Please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated, maintain social distancing, and continue to use hand sanitizer and gloves to serve yourself where permitted. Outdoor seating is still an option as is the Eatable mobile ordering app. Our promise to you is to serve delicious, nutritious food that is as exciting to your palate as it is good for you!


Kresge Dining Hall

Kresge is an all-you-care-to-eat dining venue, offering diverse menu options that anyone from the most adventurous to the more selective eaters can enjoy without having the same thing twice in one week. With several stations to choose from, you won't leave hungry!

We're changing things up a bit this year. Keeping the old favorites - made-to-order breakfast, homecooking at Homestyle, Taqueria, and, of course, Victor's Pizzeria! We also have some new, innovative changes that are sure to please. See below for descriptions of each station and what you'll find!

Kresge Dining Hall Stations:

  • Homestyle - Here is where you will find the comfort food from home that you love. You'll find some of your campus favorites, like the popcorn chicken bowl, but you can also get plenty of your veggies! Open for all mealtimes every day.
  • Zone - If your diet needs to be Allergen Free, you will always find a variety of wonderful meals at Zone. Open for lunch and dinner every day.
  • Fresh Grill - Here is where you'll find the best of the Fresh and Grill stations combined to bring you more made-to-order meals. Your breakfast favorites are back - smoothies, tacos, skillet bowls, and omelets. For lunch, try our burgers, chicken sandwiches, hibachi favorites and so much more! Open for breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday.
  • Sideways - This station complements what you'll find at the Fresh Grill. If we are serving burgers at Fresh Grill, you might find our delicious hand-cut french fries or sweet potato fries. If we're serving made-to-order grilled cheese, you'll find soups and house-made chips! Open for all meals every day (breakfast on the weekends).
  • Taqueria - At this station you can find tacos, nachos, bowls, and burritos. With a variety of toppings you are able to customize your meal to your delight. Open for lunch and dinner on Monday through Thursday and lunch on Friday. 
  • Pizza - New flavors and old favorites are combined when we offer a new hand-stretched crust, focaccia and Italian bread pizza menu, that also features hot grinder sandwiches. Open for lunch and dinner every day. 
  • Deli - Here you have several fresh bread options, variety of proteins and lots of toppings to build your perfect sandwich. The station will be open and you can order through the Eatable mobile ordering app. Open for lunch and dinner Monday through Thursday; lunch on Friday. 
  • Salad Bar - If salad is what you want, you'll have lots to choose from at our salad bar. A toast bar for breakfast, greens, grains, veggies, and lots of options for lunch and dinner. We're spreading out this year so you can get to the lines on both sides and adding lots of fresh new ideas! Open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Dessert - Your choice of desserts will be available at each station. Each mealtime, we offer a variety of sweet, fruity and even safe for gluten sensitive options. 

Kresge Dining Hall Hours - 2021-2022

Breakfast 9:30 - 10:30 AM
Lunch 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Dinner 5 - 6:30 PM
Monday - Friday
 Open 7 AM - 7 PM
Breakfast 7:30 - 9:30 AM
Lunch 11 AM - 1:30 PM
Dinner 5 - 7 PM
Breakfast 9:30 - 11:29 AM
Lunch 11:30 AM - 1 PM
Dinner 5 - 6:30 PM


Individual Meal Pricing*

Standard Pricing  
Breakfast $6.90
Lunch $9.20
Dinner $11.51
Faculty/Staff Pricing  
Breakfast $4.91
Lunch $4.72
Dinner $5.85
Senior Citizen (65+) Pricing  
Breakfast $5.49 
Lunch $5.68
Dinner $6.42
Children Ages 4-11 $4.60
Children Under 4 years Free

*Price includes tax

California Cafe


We proudly serve Ronnoco Coffee in a variety of delicious flavors!

California Café is a great place to grab something on the run, find something to snack on while you study, or meet friends for an evening coffee break. You can count on a new, robust "Grab and Go" menu featuring a selection of house-made salads, deli sandwiches and snacks or something from the grill. You can use the mobile ordering app so that your meal is ready when you arrive. 


Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Forms of Payment: Enhanced meal plan transfers, declining balance, cash, and credit card.