For the Community

Xavier Smith, Executive Chef

“I love cooking because food is one of the only things in the world that brings people together.”

Xavier Smith
Executive Chef

Started in: 2014

Education: Le Cordon Bleu Institute of Culinary Arts, Pittsburgh

Favorite food: Creole & Asian

Cooking since: 1989

Weekly Specials
You can find The Bistro weekly specials and soup of the day on The Pulse.

Campus Dining

Looking for a healthy lunch option in the community, or want to have a cup of coffee with a friend to catch up? NEOMED welcomes the local community to come together on campus. Our campus dining options include The Bistro — three distinct dining concepts under one roof — and the NEW Center Coffee Shop featuring your favorite Starbucks beverage and Grab and Go lunch selection.


Proudly Serves Starbucks

Hours of Operation

7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Online ordering of all your favorites from the Bistro and the NEW Center Coffee Shop. Visit our menu and order at

Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Bistro

Located in the NEW Center Atrium, The Bistro features made to order menu items using the freshest ingredients. There are three stations from which to choose – Rock-a-Noodle, Market Square and Garden Root as well as Grab & Go selections.

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Check out the menus below and stop in to check out the latest weekly specials.

Garden Root

Made to order salads with wholesome greens and fresh soup that changes daily.

Southwestern Salad

Wild field greens, cilantro lime rice, black beans, tomatoes, roasted corn, smoked cheddar cheese and sliced avocado
Regular: $7.50

Apple Pecan Quinoa Salad

Chopped romaine, apples, red & white quinoa, dried cranberries, carrots and candied pecans
Regular: $7.50

NEOMED Cobb Salad

Chopped romaine, baby arugula, grape tomatoes, sliced avocado, shredded cheddar cheese and bacon crumbles
Regular: $6.50

Antipasto Salad

Shaved salami, ham, pepperoni, kalamata olives, roasted red pepper, artichokes and mozzarella on a bed of wild field greens
Regular: $8.50

Tuna Salad

Yellow fin tuna salad on a bed of baby arugula, shaved onions, cucumber and grape tomatoes
Regular: $7.50

Chicken Caesar Salad

Chopped romaine lettuce, shaved parmesan cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers and grilled chicken
Regular: $7.50

Build Your Own — $8.00
Bowl of Soup — $3.75

Add chicken, vegan chicken or steak to any salad: $2.50

Market Square

Mushroom and Balsamic Pizza

Pizza crust topped with roasted garlic puree, balsamic onions, sautéed mushrooms and topped with mozzarella

Gyro Pita

Shaved beef and lamb, sautéed onions, diced tomatoes and baby arugula in a warm pita finished with cucumber tzatziki sauce (contains MSG)


Marble rye bread, corned beef, Swiss cheese, tomato sauerkraut and thousand island dressing

Meat Lover’s Pizza

Pizza crust topped with a basil tomato sauce, pepperoni, sausage and bacon finished with mozzarella cheese

Chicken Florentine Focaccia

Sliced chicken breast, sun-dried tomatoes, baby arugula and spinach cream cheese spread on focaccia bread

Chicken Tenders & Fries

Juicy chicken tenderloin breaded and deep friend and served with a side of fries

Weekly Special
Price varies
Build Your Own
*Add meat or vegan chicken — $2.50


Vegan Ravioli

Homemade pasta stuffed with zucchini, carrots, garlic, onions, spinach and tofu finished with a roasted red pepper cream sauce

General Tso’s Chicken

Crispy chicken, broccoli, carrots, bell peppers, snap peas and general tso’s sauce

Chicken Curry

Grilled chicken sautéed with snap peas, carrots, bell peppers, onions and broccoli finished with a red curry sauce

Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

Cavatappi pasta, grilled chicken and diced celery tossed in spicy cheese sauce and topped with crushed Ritz crackers

Beef Lo Mein

Sliced marinated beef, bell peppers, onions, broccoli and lo mein noodles tossed in a stir fry brown sauce

Lemon Pepper Chicken

Grilled chicken mushrooms, broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, cavatappi pasta, parmesan cheese and lemon pepper velouté

Weekly Special — Price Varies
Build Your Own — $8.00


Add extra meat: $2.50

Side of rice: $1.50


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Phone: 800.686.2511
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