Dining at the Festival
On Campus: Choose from a variety of breakfast foods served buffet-style in the Paepcke Tent (Blue Cross Blue Shield Tent) and the Doerr-Hosier Center lobby. Coffee, espresso, tea, juice, and smoothies are available. Try a savory or sweet breakfast crêpe from Mawa’s Crêpe Cart at the Paepcke Tent. Breakfast is served daily.
In Town: Continental breakfast will be served at many of our venues. Enjoy your meal in comfortable dining areas while listening to compelling Ideas Festival conversations.
There are several options for mid-day dining during the Festival.
In Town: Buffet-style lunch will be served at many of our venues. Enjoy your meal in comfortable dining areas while listening to compelling Ideas Festival conversations.
On Campus: Lunch is served in the PayPal Marble Garden Tent, Paepcke Tent, and the Doerr-Hosier Center.
Organized Lunch Talks: McNulty Room, Doerr-Hosier Center
Roundtable Lunches: Grab your lunch and continue the dialogues from the morning’s plenaries and tutorials at The Atlantic Tent, Aspen Institute Tent, Paepcke Gallery, Paepcke Library, and Catto Room on June 24, 25, 27 and 28. First come, first served.
Make It a Picnic: Grab a picnic blanket at any of the outdoor venues and enjoy lunch outside.
Quick Bites: Options for tasty fare when you might not have time for a long lunch.
Let's Be Frank All-natural hot dogs served at carts located on both sides of campus
WildStyle food truck at the Paepcke Tent
Atlas Pizza at the PayPal Marble Garden Tent
Mayer Courtyard General Mills Market Stocked with snacks, treats, and drinks, available throughout the day
Allstate Juice Station Enjoy a delicious juice near the Mayer Courtyard.
Nestlé Waters North American Hydration Station Stay hydrated and fill up at the Station and at Nestlé Waters coolers around campus.
To Tide You Over
Snacks are served in the morning and afternoon in the Paepcke Tent (Blue Cross Blue Shield Tent) and PayPal Marble Garden Tent.