Grand opening of Café Bolo brings new dining option to HSIB

Aug. 17, 2023

Wolfgang Puck Catering site to offer seasonally inspired dining, grab-and-go foods for faculty, staff and students daily.

The new Café Bolo in the Health Sciences Innovation Building will offer seasonal foods, grab-and-go options and a coffee bar from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The new Café Bolo in the Health Sciences Innovation Building will offer seasonal foods, grab-and-go options and a coffee bar from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Friday.

There is an exciting and healthy new option for University of Arizona Health Sciences faculty, staff and students looking for a bite to eat without leaving campus. Beginning Monday, Aug. 21, Café Bolo will officially open in the Health Sciences Innovation Building first floor, offering a broad selection of food options from the team at Wolfgang Puck Catering.

Opening day schedule for Cafe Bolo

A special open house on Monday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. will offer the university community a chance to see the redesigned space and use the new online ordering system. The restaurant’s regular hours will be Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Upon entering Café Bolo, you will see an area for group seating on the right. Opposite that on the immediate left are grab-and-go items. One of the best areas in the space is straight ahead and to the right where guests will get a view of the grill and a social bar where you can mingle with others while waiting for your food. There’s an espresso bar there as well. Bar-style seating is next to the floor-to-ceiling windows.   

Seasonally focused dining

Café Bolo will highlight creative culinary programming, seasonally inspired dishes and bring wellness offerings to

Cafe workers prepare food

Orders wait to be picked up from the grill.

the table. What does that mean? It means guests can find dishes that focus on the regional offerings of southern Arizona. At the grill, diners can order a selection of sandwiches alongside chef-crafted specials and watch each offering be prepared right in front of them.

The salad bar will be stocked with an assortment of rotating greens, fresh and seasonal toppings, grain enhancements, dried toppings, rotating proteins and a selection of dressings.

With the diverse workforce and students in the Health Sciences community, the global offerings will include themes such as Almost Meatless Mondays, Taco Tuesday, Middle Eastern Wednesday, Thai Thursday and Southern Comfort Friday.

We all know there are times when we have to just grab and go. The market features a variety of individually packaged, freshly prepared grab-and-go salads, sandwiches and snacks for a convenient, versatile and contactless experience. Enabling the grab-and-go experience, the new Café Bolo will utilize QR codes, found throughout the Café space and in the Forum, to allow you to pay with your mobile device.

Customers shop at the new cafe

Grab and go meals and snacks are available in the new Café Bolo.

When you need that caffeine break, the modern coffee bar offers a selection of espresso drinks and on-tap offerings highlighting local and regional roasters, with all-day pastries and snacks.

The new source for catering in HSIB

Wolfgang Puck Catering will be the exclusive catering partner for all events and conferences in HSIB. Austrian-born chef Wolfgang Puck, known for the world-renowned Spago in California, founded Wolfgang Puck Catering in 1998. The team continues Puck’s legendary combination of innovative cuisine and refined service.

Catering offerings include signature Wolfgang Puck Catering dishes such as chicken pot pie and chinois chicken salad.