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Dining Services at Yavapai College

Rider Diner / The Café / Verde Café

Rider Diner in Building 3  x2227

Featuring a variety of fresh menu items to satisfy you with choices to rival your favorite restaurants!

  • Dining Open:
  • 7am-7pm - Mon-Fri
  • 10am-2pm | 4:30pm-6:30pm - Sat/Sun
Verde Café in Building F x6554
  • The Cafe is temporarily closed. Self-service market is available
  • 9:00am-2:00pm - Mon-Thurs
The Café in the Prescott Campus Library x2374

Starbucks coffees, Tazo teas, pastries, sandwiches, salads, muffins, snacks, treats, and more!

  • Coffee Shop Open:
  • 7:30am-7:00pm - Mon-Thr
  • 7:30am-1:00pm - Fri | Sat/Sun: Closed
  • Closed summer session and in between semesters





The Rider Diner has a new, reimagined menu. Check out our made to order omelets, international station, and our fresh salad bar with scratch-made soups!





Click here to purchase a meal plan, for questions call (928)776-2227.



Meal Plan A

For active students who needs 3+ meals per day

19 meals per week +
$75 Rough Rider Dollars

Meal Plan B

For students on campus only during the week

15 meals per week +
$100 Rough Rider Dollars

Commuter Meal Plans

For non-residence hall occupants only

2 meals per week - $263
5 Meals per week - $615



Selection of a Campus Dining Services Meal Plan entitles you to a Meal Card, which allows you purchasing power equivalent to the plan you have selected.

How it works: A meal consists of one entrée, 2 sides, any fountain beverage, soup or salad and a dessert. You can purchase additional packaged items with either cash or your Rough Rider Dollars. Additional sides, beverages or desserts can be purchased with cash or your Rough Rider Dollars. All meal plans are limited to 4 meals per day. Your meal plan is intended for your usage only. Meal plans cannot be shared. Lost or stolen Meal Cards can be replaced.

Do You Have Particular Dietary Needs?

We can accommodate your special dietary requirements. Please let us know (928)776-2227.


We are excited to provide you with catering options designed to assist you in planning your event. From a formal dinner to meeting break refreshments, we will offer creative menus, elegant presentations, and thoughtful service to provide your guests with a memorable dining experience. 

Catering Menu and Information - pdf

Dining Policies

  • Please bus your tray and disposables from your table when you have finished dining. Stainless silverware should go in the bus tubs near each trash can.
  • Meal Cards are non-transferable. Meal cards cannot be used by anyone but the purchaser.
  • Meal plans operate on a weekly declining balance and do not roll over for unused meals.
  • Meals are counted Friday through Thursday


Being well and eating well means becoming aware of choices and making the right decisions to achieve a better today and a better tomorrow. Your Sodexo dining team is committed to offering you a wide range of options for a healthy dining experience.

From recipes that include the most nutritious mix of ingredients to offering educational resources for positive lifestyle habits, healthy options are the result of a team dedicated to advancing the well-being of the entire campus community.