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Restaurant Services, Made-To-Order Food Stations

Chapman University Restaurant Services provides more than great food. Our team is committed to creating the best possible dining experience.

It is our mission to embrace personalized services and accommodate special diets, including vegan and vegetarian lifestyles. If you have a particular dietary need, please let us know. Our Executive Chef is happy to accommodate any special needs including allergies, kosher and gluten-free or religious-based diets.

Randall Dining Commons

Finding your favorite foods on the Chapman University campus is easy. We are proud to offer a restaurant program complete with regional brands and menu selections that include just about every item you can imagine. With an “All You Care to Eat” format, Randall Dining Commons is located below the Sandhu Conference Center near the residence halls.

Made-to-order Food Stations
  • Stone-fired pizza
  • Open-fire mesquite grill
  • Panini sandwiches
  • Vegan entrées
  • Sushi bar
  • Pasta your way
  • Fresh fruit and salad bar
  • Chinese wok
  • Homemade soups
  • Freshly baked desserts
  • Deli choices served on freshly baked breads
  • And you can enjoy “All You Care to Eat”


On-Campus Restaurants, Quick Service Options

Between Classes

A collection of quick service options is located in Argyros Forum:

  • Jamba Juice serves great tasting fruit smoothies, juices, and teas as well as hot oatmeal, salads, sandwiches and a variety of baked goods and snacks.
  • Einsteins Bros® Bagels is the perfect blend of breakfast restaurant and sandwich shop serving fresh-baked pastries and bagels, made-to-order sandwiches, crisp salads and gourmet coffee.
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill is a fast casual Mexican restaurant, where guests are invited to create their entree by selecting fresh ingredients.
  • SubConnection will offer enticing subs made with high quality meats, garden-fresh produce and fresh breads. With a menu of innovative flavors and generous portions it is not your ordinary sub shop.

Grab and Go

  • Leatherby Libraries grab a quick meal or snack at Rotunda Cafe. The cafe offers “Simply To Go” salads and sandwiches prepared fresh daily, gourmet bakery items, fresh fruit and assorted cold beverages, as well as Aspretto®, Sodexo’s ethical coffee and tea brand.
  • Beckman Hall’s cyber cafe now features Starbucks Coffee. Starbucks Coffee serves brewed coffees, tazo hot and iced teas, hot and iced handcrafted espresso and coffee/non-coffee Frappuccino blended beverages, as well as, smoothies, refreshers and wholesome food for breakfast or lunch.

Late Night Cravings

Satisfy your late night cravings at Twelve. Located in the Sandhu Conference Center, Twelve serves fresh foods, premium coffee, cold beverages and packaged snacks nightly
from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.


Dining Choices

Meal Plan Options

Restaurant Services offers several meal plan options that serve the diverse backgrounds, tastes and schedules of both on-campus and off-campus student, faculty and staff. All meal plans provide savings and are convenient.

Panther Bucks are stored on your student ID card, and can be redeemed at Randall Dining Commons or any campus retail restaurant. To view a current list of meal plans and pricing, visit chapman.edu/dining.

10 meals per week + $400 panther bucks a semester
12 meals per week + $350 panther bucks a semester
14 meals per week + $300 panther bucks a semester
19 meals per week + $250 panther bucks a semester

NOTE: A meal plan is mandatory for students who live on-campus. Regardless of the plan selected, the cost per semester can be found on through Student Business Services and is automatically charged to your student account. Meal plan costs are subject to change.

Student Tip: 12 meals is always a good place to start so that you have the freedom to eat both in the dining hall and at the on-campus eateries!