Au Bon Pain:
Au Bon Pain is a leading urban bakery café, featuring distinctive bakery items, upscale sandwiches and wraps, salads, and signature soups. There are three locations on campus. The Au Bon Pain locations in Squires Food Court were among the first to open on a college campus in spring 2004. The food court was acquired and renovated by Dining Services in 2003. The Au Bon Pain kiosk, located just outside the café, is open extended hours on weekdays and offers a selection of grab-n-go items. Virginia Tech was awarded Franchise of the Year by the Au Bon Pain Corporation in 2006.
Burger '37 is an in-house branded contemporary burger joint. The name ties into the year Squires Student Center was built, 1937. Burger '37 features gourmet signature burgers, hand cut fries, and shakes. Burgers include fresh ground beef, turkey, and a house made gluten-free, beans and rice veggie burger. The burgers range from plain and simple to signature made-to-order burgers with a variety of toppings. Guests can even customize their burgers to their own liking. The fries are hand-cut, brined overnight, air dried and fried to create the Burger '37 fry. Vanilla bean ice cream is used to create the diner style milkshakes. They come in several flavors, from chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry to signatures like peanut butter banana, brownie, and salted caramel.