While many students welcomed the announcement, several campus groups have raised concerns about employee retention and food quality.
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After 27 years of service, another food service provider has taken Aramark’s seat at the table.
By signing any dining contract, the University continues to be complicit in mass incarceration.
The teach-in focused on new contract options and ethical concerns.
“Certainly part of the totality of the experiences we have had [with Aramark] will be incorporated into our process. It’s one of the advantages and disadvantages of being the incumbent.”
“We think [self-operation] could really work, and then we could also decide where the money goes.”
As dining hall offences add up, students need to speak up.
What, oh what, do students have to complain about?
Self-operation is the best way to ensure we eat what we want.
“We are trying to make sure that the student body is aware of the process.”
“I am hoping this is another ‘screw’ in…Aramark’s partnership with the University.”
Fight for Just Food says Aramark is Part of the “Prison-Industrial Complex.”
“I think we’re fighting a bureaucratic culture that likes to do what’s easy or what’s cheap rather than what’s right, so we need to make a choice to do the right thing.”
“I enjoy everything [about working at the University]. I enjoy the people, everything. It’s just overall a great, wonderful dining experience.”
“How you can deliver quality food is what we’re looking for in the next contract.”
As the University’s contract with Aramark comes to a close, the University should dictate higher standards for its foodservice supplier.
The Editorial Board reflects on the major stories of the past year.
“It is just one of the many ways in which UChicago Dining receives feedback from students throughout the year, and as we do with any input we hear from students, we will evaluate how we can incorporate their thoughts to better the UChicago Dining experience.”
Joseph Neubauer (M.B.A. ’65), a former CEO of the Aramark Corporation and serial donor to the University, was elected as… Read more »
In honor of College Break Day, the Maroon Editorial Board is calling the University to action. Here are our most demanding demands. Go big or go home, University!
New three-year contract was approved in a 135–0 vote.
A pending lawsuit against Aramark could mean that current Aramark employees, including those that work for UChicago Dining, may claim… Read more »
Employees hope to get higher wages and fairer seniority rules in upcoming negotiations with Aramark.
Members of SOUL remained skeptical of the University’s commitment to ensuring employment for Pierce dining workers after a meeting with UChicago Dining.
Short-term fixes clearly not sufficient as dining hall health concerns continue to resurface.
Online griping won’t do much to fix larger issues with campus dining.
A lack of publicity surrounding the RSO Catering Fund undermines its usefulness as a student resource.
RSOs can now apply for free catering for events through Aramark, in addition to existing SG funding options.
Aramark fulfills long-standing student request for late-night dining
Upcoming contract negotiations will allow much-needed competition in campus food service
Dining workers’ union thanks student groups for public show of support during wage negotiations
Over two dozen students protested Aramark’s wage increase for workers in Bartlett Dining Hall on Friday. After meeting on the first floor, they occupied Aramark’s office before being removed by UCPD.