Purchase your meal card during the first two weeks of each semester and receive a FREE Mug which comes with a coupon for a free drink.
Fall & Spring Semesters
Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Fridays 8:00am - 1:30pm
June & July
Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 1:30pm
August until Fall Semester Begins
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 1:30pm
To check the daily operating schedule, click the link on the right side of this page.
The Cougar Grille is open to all students, faculty, staff and the general public. The Cougar Grille is open for breakfast from 8:00am – 10:30am featuring made-to-order breakfast sandwiches, yogurt parfaits, muffins and more.
The Grille Features 7 areas:
(available Fall & Spring semesters)
Saikou Sushi partners with the FCC Dining Services Department providing a trained sushi chef who makes fresh made sushi on-site Monday through Thursday. Pick-up some for lunch and stop by and pick up some to take home for dinner.
Stop by the grille for one of our many made-to-order sandwiches featuring char-grilled hamburgers, grilled chicken sandwiches, cheese steak subs, Philly cheese steak subs, grilled cheese, turkey burgers, gardenburgers, 3-grain burger, chicken tenders, chicken nuggets, French fries, sweet potato fries and onion rings and more. Check out our feature sandwich of the week.
Check out our Stir Fry & Noodle Bar – Watch our staff make you your own Asian dish with your choice of lo mein noodles or rice with your choice of vegetables, fruits and meats and your choice of sweet & sour sauce, general tso sauce or teriyaki sauce. Check out the noodle bar with your choice of lo mein or rice noodles with your choice of shrimp, chicken or tofu and top it with your choice of carrots, bean sprouts, green onions, broccoli, shitake mushrooms and choose your broth of chicken lemon grass or vegetarian broth and top it off with sriracha hot sauce, hoisin sauce, sweet chili sauce or lime juice. We even provide you with chopsticks!
Chef’s Alley also serves hot entrees and side dishes during the lunch hours of 10:30am – 1:30pm on various days Monday – Thursday.
Custom made sandwiches and wraps on your choice of country white, whole wheat and rye bread or tomato basil, garlic herb, whole wheat or jalapeno cheese tortillas. Select from oven roasted turkey breast, Virginia baked ham, black angus roast beef, house made chicken salad, house made tuna salad, or chicken tenders. Look for the deli feature of the week.
Try our fresh cooked personal pan pizzas – hot from the deli.
Try the Naan Flatbread Panini Sandwiches at the Deli
Sante Fe Turkey
– Roasted turkey breast, cheddar cheese, bacon, sliced tomato, leaf lettuce and chipotle mayonnaise
Rustico Ham & Cheese
– Virginia baked ham, provolone cheese, roasted red peppers, leaf lettuce and zesty bistro sauce
Tuscany Chicken Salad
– House made chicken salad, sliced tomato, leaf lettuce and pesto mayonnaise
– Hard salami, capicolla ham, peppered ham, lettuce, sliced tomato, provolone cheese & Italian dressing
– Hummus, red onion, cucumbers, black olives, sliced tomatoes, Feta cheese and Greek dressing
– Grilled Chicken Strips, provolone cheese, bacon, sliced tomato, leaf lettuce, ranch dressing and guacamole
Salads & More
Make your own salad, have a hot cup of soup or a slice of fresh baked pizza. Our salad bar features over 30 items and is expanding.
Short on time? Stop by our Grab & Go cases and select a house made salad, wrap or sandwich, cool yogurt parfait or pudding, fresh cut fruit, sabra hummus, yogurt and fresh made sushi. Great for lunch and pick up something to take home for dinner!
Stop by for a quick drink or complete your meal with a fountain drink or bottled beverage with a full selection of beverages from Pepsi, Juice, Teas, Coffee, Cappuccino and more.
Cougar Grille Menu
Grill Features: July 2014 – June 2015
Deli Features: July 2014 – June 2015
Located in the Cougar Grille Dining Room in Building H
Open: Fall & Spring Semesters
Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 8:00pm
Saturday 7:30am – 1:00pm
During Summer Terms, Open: Monday – Thursday 4:00pm – 8:00pm
For Daily operating schedule click on the operating schedule on the right side of this page.
Smooth Joe’s features coffees, espresso, cappuccino, lattes, flavored lattes, chai teas, hot chocolate, hot teas, iced lattes, Big Train Smoothies and more.
Add one of our pastries with your drink – choose from muffins, apple fritters, cinnamon rolls, scones, donuts, eclairs, danishes, cookies, biscotti and much more.
Short on time? Grab a drink and pair it with a yogurt parfait or for lunch or dinner grab a sandwich or wrap made fresh in our kitchen.
Smooth Joe's Menu
Smooth Joe's features (August 2014 - June 2015)
A Taste for All Seasons Catering services special events for internal and external groups using campus facilities. A Taste for All Seasons Catering offers everything from coffee service to boxed lunches to fully catered buffets for groups of 10 – 1000. You can view our catering brochure by clicking on the link below: guidelines and pricing are included in the brochure. If your event is at least two weeks away you can place your order by using the convenient catering reservation form located below. If your event is less than two weeks away please check with one of the two people listed below for availability of the date you need service.
Also below is a link to our Food to Go Menu for items available for you to pick-up and serve for your on campus events. Many of our catering menus can also be provided this way.
For assistance with your special event contact:
Donna S. Sowers
Catering Reservation Form
Food To Go Menu
Vending Services on the FCC Campus are managed by The FCC Dining Services Department and Service is provided by Pepsi & Royalle Vending Services.
Vending machines are conveniently located in the Conference Center, Arts & Student Center, Field House, Library Building, B/C Knuckle, H Building and at the Monroe Center.
If you encounter problems with a machine please notify the dining services management office at 301.624.2738 or 301.846.2466 so that a repair call may be placed.
Refunds are cheerfully refunded at the Cougar Grille during normal operating hours.