Casual buffet dinners are on the following dates:


  • January 22
  • February 12
  • March 11
  • April 15

Welcome to The Institute for Advanced Study Restaurant.  

Located inside the Institute for Advanced Study, the restaurant serves  a prix fixe five course menu on Wednesday and Friday.
Drawing from the seasons and local farms Chef Michel Reymond and his staff create an ever-changing dining experience
The wine cellar includes a remarkable selection of wines from around the world.
Housed in a temperature controlled room, more than 400 selections are available.
Renée Robinson (WSET II) will be pleased to recommend and guide you through your wine selection.

Reservations are required. Please use Open Table to make a dinner reservation.

Alternatively, you can email your request to dining@ias.edu or call 609  734-8168 and leave a detailed voicemail.

Your waiter is compensated by IAS and does not expect to be tipped.
If you feel that you have received exceptional service and wish to reward your server you can do so in cash.
Tips cannot be charged to your account


If Open Table does not have availability for a specific night, you may email dining@ias.edu or call 609  734-8168 with your request.

We will place your reservation on a waitlist. When a table opens due to a cancelation, we will honor your request and send you a confirmation.

Dress code.
Dress code is smart casual

From time to time, we will post alerts regarding special offers, evenings that are booking quickly and tables that are available on specific days.

Buffet Schedule:  https://dining.ias.edu/general-information/dinner-buffet-schedule

Google Glass are strictly forbidden.
E-Cigarette are not permitted
Electronic recording, filming etc. Of guests is forbidden without the prior knowledge and consent of all involved parties.

Dinners are for individual people and small parties not exceeding 12 people.
Material presentation and speeches are not permitted.
The price of the menu is $ 45.00 per person for Faculty, Members and Staff.
We do not allow BYOB
Dinners are served on Wednesday and Friday nights.


Friday January 24, 2020


Grilled giant squid
Fennel, peppers and tomato salad
Pimento vinaigrette

Cream of butternut squash
Colorado Lamb chops
Rosemary, red wine sauce
Grilled portobello 
Celery root purée
Creamers potato

Pan seared Halibut filet
Lime beurre blanc
Braised leeks

Cranberry blood orange sorbet
Toasted meringue
Lemon crumble

Coffee, tea or infusion





Holiday Buffet Dinner, Friday December 20, 2019

The Holiday buffet dinner is $55.00 per person including gratuity
The bars open at 7:00 pm and the buffet begins at 7:30 pm
Unlike the casual monthly buffet, the Holiday Buffet tables are set with linen,
flowers, Riedel stemware and silverware.
The table is yours for the entire evening.
Tables are set according to your reservation.
If you reserved for four, a table for four will be setup in your name,
We will not be able to join or modify tables
to accommodate more guests upon your arrival.


Cancellations made less than one week ahead are subject to a $70.00 per person fee.
Thank you
Michel R.
Dining Services



To begin

• Lentil and pistachio salad
•Mesclun, arugula, roasted pear seasoned with a white balsamic vinaigrette
•Ice Cart with Smoked salmon, smoked white sturgeon, smoked white fish, mussels, shrimp and oysters
•Fennel and roasted cauliflower salad with dried cranberry and a walnut vinaigrette
•White beans, Maine mussels and parsley salad
•A salad of roasted beets, egg yolk, Stilton crumble, onion vinaigrette
•Charcuterie display with olives, pickled onions, pickled vegetables, mustard
•Imported cheese display
•Caramelized sea scallops on pearled couscous



•Potato au gratin with Gruyère cheese
•Roasted Brussels sprout, parsnips and beets
•Blue fin crab cakes
•Oven roasted Moulard duck breast
Jus with truffle butter and parsley 
•Grilled Black Angus beef sirloin
Béarnaise sauce
•Pan seared monkfish osso-buco 
Lobster, mushroom and oyster stew
•Grilled Colorado lamb chops with parsley, herbs and garlic
Cabernet sauce
•Ravioli of duck confit, wagyu beef and black truffle
Chardonnay beurre blanc
•Venison scaloppini green pepper corn and rosemary cognac sauce


Carving station

•Turkey breast
•Smoked ham on the bone
•Beef Wellington



Crêpe station

•Sugar & butter
•Grand Marnier


On the Buffet

•Chocolate mousse and bourbon cream
•Eggnog cheesecake bites, ginger snap crust
•Mini crème brûlée
•Fresh berries and clothed cream
•White chocolate pot de crème
•Fresh fruit tartelettes with lemon curd
•Pecan, cranberries tartelettes
•Buche de Noel
•Chocolate truffles
•Christmas cookies