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Announcing Re-Opening of 12B Café and Return of Lunch Service at Natcher Cafeteria

The NIH would like to thank staff for their patience while important proactive upgrades the 12B Café's kitchen have been underway. We are excited to announce the completion of the work and the Café will re-open for regular hours of operation starting Monday, January 29, at 6:30 am.

Continuing with the theme of the re-opening of facilities, we are pleased to confirm that the Natcher Cafeteria has resumed its weekly hours of operation. The Building 45 Cafeteria is now serving lunch Tuesday through Thursday from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. The menu format is similar to last fall's offerings which includes hot weigh-and-pay, grab-n-go salads and sandwiches, assorted sushi, snacks and bottled beverages. The Pop-Up Service Days program will still be considered for large volume, in-person event days for Monday and Friday service opportunities. Monday through Friday morning service requests will also be considered. All inquiries can be directed to the Office of Research Services, Division of Amenities and Transportation Services (DATS) Food Program Office at or through the program's general-purpose line at 301-827-3248.

​Any changes to facility operating schedules or statuses will continue to be posted on the DATS Food Program webpage in the announcement section and on the page's interactive facility maps.