Dinners are canceled until further notice.

Casual buffet dinners are on the following dates:


October 4

Welcome to The Institute for Advanced Study Restaurant

  • Located inside the Institute for Advanced Study, the restaurant serves a prix fixe four-course menu.
  • Drawing from the seasons and local farms Chef Michel Reymond and his staff create an ever-changing dining experience.
  • The wine cellar includes a remarkable selection of wines from around the world.
  • Housed in a temperature-controlled room, more than 400 selections are available.
  • Renée Robinson (WSET II) will be pleased to recommend and guide you through your wine selection.


Reservations are required. Please use OpenTable to make a dinner reservation.

Alternatively, you can email your request to or call (609) 734-8168 and leave a detailed voicemail.


Your waiter is compensated by IAS and does not expect to be tipped.
If you feel that you have received exceptional service and wish to reward your server you can do so in cash.
Tips cannot be charged to your account


If Open Table does not have availability for a specific night, you may email or call (609) 734-8168 with your request.

We will place your reservation on a waitlist. When a table opens due to a cancelation, we will honor your request and send you a confirmation.

Dress Code

The dress code is smart casual.


From time to time, we will post alerts regarding special offers, evenings that are booking quickly, and tables that are available on specific days.

Buffet Schedule

See: Dinner & Buffet Schedule.


  • Google Glass are strictly forbidden.
  • E-cigarettes are not permitted.
  • Electronic recording, filming, etc. of guests is forbidden without the prior knowledge and consent of all involved parties.
  • Dinners are for individual people and small parties not exceeding 12 people.
  • Material presentation and speeches are not permitted.
  • The price of the menu is $ 60.00 per person.
  • We do not allow BYOB.
  • Dinners are served on the first and last Friday of the month.

Wednesday May 15, 2019


Blue fin crab cake
Chive and herb aioli
Cream of green spring garlic scapes
Smoked salmon
Pan seared Black Angus beef filet
Bourbon pan drippings
Green asparagus and grilled mushrooms
Boulangère potato


Pan seared stone bass filet
Fennel, tomato and avocado salad
With shaved smoked tuna and prosciutto
Apricot, rosemary clafoutis
Orgeat and apricot sorbet
Coffee, tea or infusion

Will update menu in October.

Holiday Buffet Dinner, Friday December 7, 2018

  • The Holiday Buffet dinner is $75.00 per person.
  • The bars open at 7:00 pm and the buffet begins at 7:30 pm.
  • A large selection of wine, both white and red, will be displayed on tables in the hallway.
    • Please feel free to browse and select a bottle.
    • The bartender will open the bottle for you and bill your account.
    • The wine list is also available.
  • Unlike the casual monthly buffet, the Holiday Buffet tables are set with linen, flowers, Riedel stemware and silverware.
  • The table is yours for the entire evening.
  • Tables are set according to your reservation.
    • (If you reserved for four, a table for four will be set up in your name,
      we will not be able to join or modify tables to accommodate more guests.)


Cancellations made less than one week ahead are subject to a $70.00 per person fee.

Thank you,
Michel R.
Dining Services


  • Lentil and pistachio salad
  • Mesclun, arugula, roasted pear seasoned with a white balsamic vinaigrette
  • Smoked salmon and house made ricotta tartine
  • Ahi tuna poke
  • Fennel and avocado salad with dried cranberry and a walnut vinaigrette
  • White beans, Maine mussels and parsley salad
  • Roasted broccolini with dill, coriander and labneh
  • A salad of roasted beets, circulated egg yolk, Stilton crumble, onion vinaigrette
  • Charcuterie display with olives, pickled onions, pickled vegetables, mustard
  • Imported cheese display
  • Grilled shrimp salad with chimichurri and roasted peppers
  • Caramelized sea scallops on a black bean purée with chorizo
  • Potato au gratin with Gruyère cheese
  • Roasted Brussels sprout, parsnips and rainbow carrots
  • Blue fin crab cakes aioli
  • Oven roasted Moulard duck breast jus with truffle butter, parsley and fresh shaved winter truffles
  • Grilled Black Angus beef sirloin, Béarnaise sauce
  • Pan seared Kampachi fish filet on a wild mushroom and vegetable stir-fry
  • Grilled Colorado lamb chops with parsley, herbs and garlic cabernet sauce
  • Ravioli of duck confit, wagyu beef and black truffle chardonnay beurre blanc
  • Venison scaloppini Green pepper corn and tangerine sauce
  • Turkey
  • Smoked ham on the bone
  • Beef Wellington
  • Crêpe station
    • Sugar & butter
    • Grand Marnier
    • Lingonberries
    • Chocolate
  • On the buffet
    • Caramel mousse and apple
    • Eggnog cheesecake bites, ginger snap crust
    • Mini crème brûlée
    • Fresh berries and clothed cream
    • White chocolate pot de crème
    • Fresh fruit tartelettes with lemon curd
    • Pecan, cranberries tartelettes
    • Buche de Noel
    • Mini dulce de leche mousse
    • Chocolate truffles
    • Christmas cookies