Grab breakfast, lunch, Starbucks coffee at new Café ASC

Stop by UAB’s Alys Stephens Center for fresh goodies to go, as Café ASC opens with free cake, coffee and ticket giveaways Aug. 23.

ASC_sUAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center now offers more than world-renowned performers and arts community events — the center now has a café that offers breakfast and lunch on the go for the UAB community.

Located downstairs in the center, Café ASC offers sandwiches, salads, sushi, fresh fruit, pastries, Starbucks coffee, a selection of bottled drinks and more. Café ASC is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and offers seating with bistro tables. A full Café ASC menu can be seen on the UAB Campus Restaurants menu page at

Café ASC will host a grand-opening celebration from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, with free cake and coffee for everyone and ticket giveaways for upcoming 2012 “Alys Stephens Center Presents” shows.

“We are pleased to add Café ASC to our campus dining options so that our faculty, staff and students have another reason to stop by and enjoy the beautiful ambiance of the Alys Stephens Center,” says Shirley Salloway Kahn, Ph.D. , UAB vice president for development, alumni and external relations.

Café ASC accepts dining dollars, BlazerBucks, cash and all major credit and debit cards.