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The Roswell Park campus offers a wide variety of choices for dining. Whether sitting with your friends and family in the Sunflower Café having one of our chef’s daily specials, grabbing a cappuccino from Café ala Carte, or enjoying a quick snack from Ken’s Express Stop, we have something for everyone! Enjoy dining outdoors in Kaminski Park in the spring, summer and fall.
With its casual dining atmosphere, the Sunflower Café is the perfect place to gather and connect with family, friends, or co-workers. We offer a broad selection of items and try to accommodate for all tastes and diet restrictions. Please notify a staff member before ordering if you have any food allergies or intolerances.
Café Ala Carte
Located in the lobby of Roswell Park, Café ala Carte is the place to go when you are looking to satisfy your caffeine cravings. Café ala Carte offers a full range of specialty coffee drinks from Café Mocha to Café Au Lait as well as over 15 different varieties of freshly brewed coffee and fruit smoothies. We also offer freshly baked danishes, pastries, muffins, cookies, and bagels, just to name a few. Café ala Carte is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. and closed on weekends and Institute holidays.
Vending machines are located in the cafeteria dining area for your convenience and for after-hours dining. We carry a large assortment of items, such as sandwiches, yogurt, fruit cups, snacks, and candy as well as hot and cold beverages. There are two microwaves located near the vending machines for your use as well.
Ken’s Express Stop
Ken’s Express Stop is the perfect place to pick up a newspaper, play the lottery, or grab a snack on the run.
Ken’s is located in the Administrative Services Building near the Michigan Avenue delivery docks. To get there from the main hospital, take the elevator to the first floor and follow the signs for ‘Buffalo General Hospital’ & ‘DoubleTree Inn’; Ken’s will be on your right.
Ken’s offers a wide variety of convenience products and services such as snacks, newspapers, coffee, candy, and fresh donuts as well as New York State Lotto and Lottery tickets. An agreement with Bell Dry Cleaners offers staff and visitors the convenience of dropping off and picking up their dry cleaning in-store.
Ken’s is open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and is part of the Business Enterprise Program administered by New York State’s Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH).