Dining Choices



Contemporary, homemade meals being that are prepared right before your eyes - Smoke and Fire provides a flavorful dining experience with daily features ranging from Jambalaya made with Andouille sausage, smoked chicken and authentic Indian cuisine prepared by one of our in-house chefs.



Allergies and medical dietary restrictions are important to us. At the clarity station made to order meals free of all 8 of the major allergens. Meal options ranging from pizza, pasta, and sandwich options are available daily. If you have a food allergy or intolerance please contact diningservices@calu.edu.



The Gold Rush offers an entire station designed for our Vegetarian and Vegan students with delicious menu options ranging from Vegetable Fajitas, Wild Rice Stuffed Peppers, and Korean Tofu.



 Enjoy an authentic taste of Italy brought to the Gold Rush at our Trattoria pizza and pasta station. Every day you will be able to choose from a wide range of classic and specialty pizza and pasta options like Buffalo Chicken Calzones to Spinach and Alfredo Ravioli.


Carvery Deli

Every selection is made to order featuring fresh-roasted meats, a variety of signature cheeses and fresh veggies on freshly baked artisan bread. Pair with an expanded array of premium salads and house-made kettle chips to make a delicious meal.


Craft Grill

Custom Creations starting with fresh hand-formed burgers, black bean burgers and marinated char-grilled chicken, as well as everyone’s favorite – grilled cheese and home-made tomato soup.



Pittsburgh cuisine is a staple to western PA which is why we introduced our brand new Yinzer station to the Gold Rush. Enjoy all you can eat Primanti-style sandwiches, Pittsburgh salad stopped with French fries, and loaded pierogies.



Pepsi fountain beverages, cold juices, infused water, coffee and tea – take your pick and stay hydrated.





Gold Rush offers an all all-you-can-eat dining experience in a relaxing setting.

Choose from a variety of delicious cuisine from traditional favorites and vegetarian selections to ethnically inspired dishes.

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday – Sunday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM


Closed Daily 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM for refresh


Accepts: Meal Plans, Dine Dollars,
Shop Dollars, Credit and Debit Card