Restaurant hours of operation: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., 7 days a week. Brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday.
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Café 43, in reference to the 43rd President of the United States, is a full-service restaurant on the grounds of the George W. Bush Presidential Center operated by Dallas-based food and beverage management specialists, Culinaire.
Café 43 has indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the native Texas landscaping and the main entrance to the George W. Bush Institute. Dining at the restaurant does not require admission to the museum.
The Courtyard Café is a casual dining venue located in the Ceremonial Courtyard inside the George W. Bush Library and Museum. It features daily Chef-created specials as well as soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfast items and Starbucks Coffee.
Courtyard Cafe Specials for the Week of July 27 - July 31, 2015
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Flatbread Pepperoni Pizza
Black Bean Soup
BBQ Chicken with Coleslaw and Roll
Kale, Parmesan, and Sausage Soup
Fire Roasted Vegetable Soup
Chicken Noodle Soup
Chicken Salad Wrap
Creole Shrimp and Grits
About the Chef
John Maas, Executive Chef
An accomplished chef with a strong combination of culinary experience and management skills, Executive Chef John Maas has created a locally sourced, organic, seasonal, sustainable menu for Café 43 offering recipes made entirely in house. Prior to joining Café 43, Maas was executive chef for Hackberry Creek Country Club (operated by Club Corp) in Irving, Texas. He has also served as executive chef for CHG Cityplace/Cityplace Conference Center/Cityplace Events in Dallas; executive chef of Tower Club (operated by Club Corp) in Dallas; and as executive chef and partner at Fleming’s Prime Steak and Wine Bar. Maas received certification in Culinary Apprenticeship and Foodservice Management from El Centro College/Hyatt Regency Hotel.