Treat Your Guests to Our Exquisite Dining Options

While staying at Washington University, you’ll find excellent dining options. At Knight Center we are known for our delectable foods all made from sustainable fresh ingredients.  We treat your guests to one of the best culinary experiences in St. Louis, where local flavors and world-class cuisines come together. 

The Charles F. Knight Executive Education and Conference Center, a premier St. Louis business and private event venue, boasts a variety of exquisite dining options to indulge your taste buds while nourishing your mind. From casual bites to fine dining, you’ll surely find what is best for you, including: 

  • Anheuser-Busch dining room open for breakfast and lunch, offering locally sourced food served buffet style. Menus change daily for increased variety
  • Bear Public House enjoy libations, British inspired fare and an entertaining atmosphere
    Now Open Monday – Friday, 4pm-10pm
  • Bauer Hall Grill located in Bauer Hall – 3rd Floor, providing guests with an excellent place for casual dining
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  • Bauer Brew located in Bauer Hall – 3rd Floor, a full-service coffee bar featuring fresh baked goods, delicious bites made with fresh, seasonal ingredients, pressed juices, and coffee from St. Louis’ own Coma Coffee Roasters
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  • Private Reception and Dining spaces for special group events are located throughout the center

Reserve your space for breakfast or lunch in our Anheuser-Busch dining room:

Call 314-933-9400 today to make a reservation.

*Hours subject to change in all dining options

The Bear Pub near The Knight Center in St. Louis and Washington University


Savor the delectable delights at the Knight Center, the ultimate destination for corporate events and business conferences. Our savory, sweet, and crave-worthy cuisine will leave you wanting more. Explore our catering options and peruse our enticing menu, designed to elevate your business or private event to new heights. Discover the culinary excellence of the Knight Center and treat your guests to an unforgettable dining experience. Contact us today to learn more about our catering. 

Our Food Philosophy

Food has always been a unifying force, sparking intelligent conversations and facilitating meaningful connections. That is why we believe in crafting dishes that nourish both your mind and body. Our food philosophy consists of providing sustainable, nourishing food made with local and fresh ingredients that are always authentic and prepared with care by our culinary team. 

Bear Pub is now open announcement