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BZ Red Hots

Entrees
Maxwell Street Polish Sausage with grilled onions, mustard, and sport peppers
Maxwell Hot Dog with grilled onions, mustard, and sport peppers
Chicago-Style Hot Dog with mustard, relish, onions, sport peppers, tomato, pickle spear, and celery salt
¼ lb. Angus Bacon Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, and BZ sauce on toasted brioche bun
¼ lb. Angus Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, and BZ sauce on toasted brioche bun
Double ¼ lb. Angus cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, and BZ sauce on toasted brioche bun
¼ lb. Angus Burger- with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, and BZ sauce on toasted brioche bun
Double ¼ lb. Angus burger with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, and BZ sauce on toasted brioche bun
Turkey burger with cranberry chutney on toasted brioche bun
Chicken Nuggets (nine pieces)

Sides
French Fries
Mac & Cheese
Seasonal Fruit Cup

Pizza
Cheese
Sausage
Veggie (mushrooms, spinach, onions, green peppers)

Specialty Salads
Southwest Chicken Salad - Chopped romaine lettuce topped with black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, corn chips, and sliced fajita chicken strips, served with a southwest ranch dressing
Chicken Caesar Salad - Chopped romaine lettuce topped with shredded Parmesan cheese, tomato wedges, croutons, and sliced chicken, served with a Caesar dressing
Garden Salad - Chopped romaine lettuce topped with cucumber slices, tomato wedges, sliced red onion, sliced red peppers, and croutons

Kids' Animeals
Choose from: five-piece Chicken Nuggets, Mac-N-Cheese,  or Hot Dog with french fries or chips.
Served with milk or Capri Sun juice.
Healthy Fair For Kids (selection changes)

Snacks
Jumbo Soft Pretzel
Cheese Cup
Nachos with Cheese
Popcorn Box
Cookie
Chips
Dippin' Dots
Ice Cream Novelties
Icee Frozen Carbonated Beverages

Soda
Pepsi Fountain Drinks
Pepsi Bottled Drinks

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Café del Sol 

Entrees
¼ lb. Angus Bacon Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, ketchup, and mustard on toasted brioche bun
¼ lb. Angus Cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, onion,  pickle, ketchup, and mustard on a toasted brioche bun
Double ¼ lb. Angus cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, ketchup, and mustard on a toasted brioche bun
¼ lb Angus Burger with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, ketchup, and mustard on a toasted brioche bun
Double ¼ lb Angus burger with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, ketchup, and mustard on a toasted brioche bun
Crispy Chicken with lettuce, tomato, and onion on a toasted brioche bun
Sloppy Joe
Sloppy Joe cheese fries
Veggie Burger with ketchup, mustard, lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle on toasted brioche bun
Chicken Nuggets (nine pieces)
Chicago-Style Hot Dog with mustard, relish, onions, sport peppers, tomato, pickle spear, and celery salt

Sides
French Fries
Mac-N-Cheese
Seasonal Fruit Cup

Pizza
Cheese
Sausage

Kids' Animeals
Choose from: five-piece Chicken Nuggets, Mac-N-Cheese, or Hot Dog with French fries or Cheetos. Served with milk or Capri Sun juice.
Healthy Fair For Kids (selection changes)

Snacks
Jumbo Soft Pretzel
Cheese Cup
Chips

Southwest Selections
Burritos (Ground Beef, Chicken or Pork) with rice, refried or black beans, lettuce, cheese, black olives, salsa, and sour cream
Bean Burrito with rice, refried or black beans, lettuce, cheese, black olives, salsa. and sour cream
Quesadillas (Ground Beef, Chicken or Pork) with salsa and sour cream
Cheese Quesadilla with salsa and sour cream
Taco Salad (Ground Beef, Chicken or Pork)
Nachos Grande (Ground Beef, Chicken or Pork)
Nachos with cheese and salsa

Specialty Salads
Southwest Chicken Salad - Chopped romaine lettuce topped with black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, corn chips and sliced fajita chicken strips, served with a southwest ranch dressing)
Chicken Caesar Salad - Chopped romaine lettuce topped with shredded Parmesan cheese, tomato wedges, croutons, sliced chicken, served with a Caesar dressing
Garden Salad - Chopped romaine lettuce topped with cucumber slices, tomato wedges, sliced red onion, sliced red peppers and croutons

Grab & Go
Deli Sandwich
Kids' Snack Pack
Fruit Cup (Seasonal Fruit)
Dippin' Dots
Ice Cream Novelties
Icee Frozen Carbonated Beverages

Soda
Pepsi Fountain Drinks
Pepsi Bottled Drinks

Draft Beer

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Bison Prairie Grill

Entrees
⅓ lb. Grass Fed Bison Burger with lettuce, tomato, onion, ketchup, mustard, and a pickle spear on toasted brioche bun. Add applewood-smoked bacon or cheese.
⅓ lb. Grass Fed Beef Burger with lettuce, tomato, onion, ketchup, mustard, and a pickle spear on toasted brioche bun. Add applewood-smoked bacon or cheese.
Flatbread BLT featuring applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and chipotle mayonnaise
Spicy Chicken with pepperjack cheese- lettuce, tomato, and chipotle mayonnaise
Roasted Veggie on white wheat roll with homemade balsamic vinaigrette, peppers, onions, zucchini, and a spread of hummus
Chicago-Style Hot Dog with mustard, relish, onions, sport peppers, tomato, pickle spear, and celery salt

Sides
Mac & Cheese
French Fries
Fried Zucchini with garlic dipping sauce

Pizza
Cheese
Sausage

Specialty Salads
Southwest Chicken Salad - Chopped romaine lettuce topped with black beans, corn, diced tomatoes, corn chips and fajita chicken strips, served with a southwest ranch dressing
Chicken Caesar Salad - Chopped romaine lettuce topped with shredded Parmesan cheese, tomato wedges, croutons, and fajita chicken strips, served with a Caesar dressing
Garden Salad - Chopped romaine lettuce topped with cucumber slices, tomato wedges, sliced red onion, sliced red peppers, and croutons

Kids' Animeals
Choose from: Mac-N-Cheese or Hot Dog with fries or apple sauce, milk, or Capri Sun juice.
Healthy Fair For Kids (selection changes)

Snacks
Cheezy Sticks with garlic dipping sauce
Jumbo Soft Pretzel
Cheese Cup
Chips

Sweet Treats
Fresh Baked Cookie
Dippin’ Dots 
Soft Serve Ice Cream large cup or cone
Soft Serve Ice Cream small cup or cone
Root Beer Float (24 oz.)
Icee Frozen Carbonated Beverages

Soda
Pepsi Fountain Drinks
Pepsi Bottled Drinks

Draft Beer
Seasonal Selections

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Peacock Cafe & Grill (Seasonal) 

Entrees
⅓ lb. 100% Grass-Fed Burger topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, mustard, and ketchup on a brioche bun
Impossible™ Burger, a plant-based patty with lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, and Creole mustard on a gourmet bun
Grilled Salmon Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, and dill mayo on a gourmet bun
Crispy Chicken Sandwich with lettuce, tomato,and Green Goddess dressing on a brioche bun

Sides
French Fries
Tabbouleh Salad (chopped parsley, mint, tomato, and quinoa with citrus dressing)
Fruit Pasta Salad (bow-tie pasta with pineapple, grapes, strawberries, and honey-citrus dressing)

Staters
Butter Garlic Fries
Bacon Ranch Fries
Green Bean Fries

Specialty Salads
Garden Salad
Garden Salad with grilled salmon
Garden Salad with crispy chicken

Kids’ Animeals 
Five-piece chicken nuggets with choice of fries or applesauce, and milk or Capri Sun juice

Beverages
Pepsi Fountain Sodas and Drinks
Gatorade
Bottled water
Milk
Juice

Draft Beer
Hair of the Frog Blonde Ale

Desserts
Ice Cream Cup
Waffle Cone
Chocolate-Dipped Waffle Cone with Sprinkles
Sundae
Shake/Malt
Funnel-Cake Sundae
Funnel Cake

Ice Cream Flavors
Vanilla Bean
Chocolate
Strawberry
Chocolate Chip
Mint Chocolate Chip
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
Butter Pecan
Rocky Road
Rainbow Sherbet

Ice Cream Toppings
Hot Fudge
Caramel
Chocolate Sauce
Strawberry
Sprinkles

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Castaway Grill (Seasonal) 

Entrees
Cuban Sandwich with layers of roasted pork, smoked ham, Swiss cheese, honey mustard, and sliced pickles
⅓ lb. Angus Bacon Cheese Burger topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle. Choose American, Cheddar or Swiss cheese
⅓ lb. Angus Burger topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle. Choose American, Cheddar or Swiss cheese
Black Bean Burger topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle. Choose American, Cheddar or Swiss cheese
Grilled Chicken Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, red onion, and pickle. Choose American, Cheddar, or Swiss cheese
Grilled Bratwurst served with spicy mustard and sautéed onions
Chicken Fingers served with Boom Boom sauce

Sides
Waffle Fries
Fresh Fruit cup
Small side salad

Specialty Salads
Garden Salad
Garden Salad with grilled or crispy chicken

Kids’ Animeals 
Grilled cheese or hot dog includes applesauce or waffle fries and Capri Sun juice

Tropical Drinks
Mai Tai
Strawberry Margarita
Strawberry Daiquiri
Pina Colada
Sangria

Frozen Smoothies (nonalcoholic)
Pina Colada
Strawberry
Icee Frozen Carbonated Beverages

Soda
Pepsi Fountain Drinks
Pepsi Bottled Drinks

Beer and Wine
Seasonal, revolving selection

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North Gate & South Gate Snacks and Coffee

Snacks
Hot Dog (North Snacks only)
Jumbo Soft Pretzel
Nachos
Popcorn Box
Cheese Cup
Potato Chips
Pepsi Fountain Drinks
Dippin' Dots
Ice Cream Novelties
Icee Frozen Carbonated Beverages
Draft Beer (North Snacks only)

Starbucks
Starbucks Coffee/Decaf
Assorted Tazo Tea
Brewed Starbucks Iced Coffee
Frappuccino Blended Beverage (Grande size only)
Latte
Cappuccino
Caramel Macchiato
Café Mocha
Chai Latte

Items listed my not be available at all times. 

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