In light of recent dining hall health code issues, UChicago Dining’s explanations prioritize public image over honest accountability.
In light of the recent health inspection failures and growing student concerns, UChicago Dining has signed a contract with external food health consultant National Everclean Services, according to a statement on the Dining Web site. In a previous statement on…
Short-term fixes clearly not sufficient as dining hall health concerns continue to resurface.
Dining has been searching for an external health inspector prompted by the inspection problems this spring.
Online griping won’t do much to fix larger issues with campus dining.
In order to compensate for repurposing of the Burton-Judson Club Rooms as dining space, the B-J house lounges and basement common area are scheduled to be renovated over the summer, according to University spokesperson Jeremy Manier. The renovations will include…
Smart planning will help ease pain as Pierce closure next year increases strain on dining halls.
A lack of publicity surrounding the RSO Catering Fund undermines its usefulness as a student resource.
Sonic and Steak ‘n Shake are also being considered for Bart Mart’s revamp next year.
Update as of Dec. 4 at 5 p.m.: Cathey Dining Commons reopened earlier today. Cathey Dining Commons remains closed four days after it failed two consecutive inspections, the second of which took place last Thursday. UChicago Dining and Aramark performed…
Students who rely on the dining hall for sustenance will be compensated with Maroon dollars and extended hours at other dining locations.
Although it has had many “soft openings,” the Logan Café will soon have a hard opening and be one of the few campus locations to serve alcohol.
The late-night campus convenience store is slated to close for renovations this summer.
Halal offerings are now available daily at two dining halls.
The dining halls have everything you could “want,” and then “some”
Pierce contributes enough waste to warrant pick-ups twice a week, while South and Bartlett each send about half that to be composted.
Students are excited about the addition of the popular Mexican chain.
President Zimmer discussed housing, dining, financial aid, and more over coffee and donuts yesterday afternoon.
Students encountered long waits in the week following the opening of the 24/7 diner.
Lamont Herron found an outlet for his passion when poverty and crime were all around him.
A Subway will open in Midway Market by the beginning of January, according to Director of Campus Dining Richard Mason.
The Phoenix Plan’s lack of viable meal exchange options undermines its success.
Dining administrators are re-evaluating parts of the University’s new dining plan after fewer students than expected have been utilizing the Phoenix meal plan and the meal exchange program.
With Noodles, Etc. newly in place in Hutch, and Jamba Juice and Red Mango coming soon, the University is setting its sights on Chipotle.
The huge success of the Fourth Meal pilot program has led Administrators to consider including the program in next year’s dining plan.
Late-night dining could expand past student body and involve the less fortunate
According to numbers collected by dining administrators, more people turned out for late-night dining at South Campus then they do for other meals during the day. Going into the pilot run, advisory board members were hoping it could attract a fraction of its current figures.
Students staying in housing are in a game of blind man’s bluff due to a lack of information
Last night, student government brought together administrators to talk about housing and dining issues to a packed house in the Booth School.
Late Night Dining will grace Pierce and South Campus for pilot programs seventh- and eighth-weeks.
Plans are on the table for late night dining in the residential dining halls, instead of the current fare at Hutch Commons.
Administrators are still deciding if the new café, which is set to open in the fall, will be student-run or professionally catered.
Late-night dining is worth another shot, if issues with location and hours are addressed
The Pub may be operated by the food service provider that takes over residential dining areas and campus cafés as part of the Global Dining Initiative.
Aramark’s and all but one campus café’s contracts are expiring over the next few months, and administrators are hoping to use the chance to unify and improve campus dining.
Istria Café and Robust Coffee Lounge were recently named in Time Out Chicago’s list of the top fifteen coffeehouses in the city.
With the expiration of Aramark’s residential dining contract in June, the University has started to reevaluate its dining system. The forum went over the plans and evaluations that have been put to action.
The new Café 57 won’t serve gelato or paninis, but aims to be more “bike-friendly” by offering whole fruit smoothies, fruit cups, homemade ice cream, and hoagies, said co-owner Tony Wilkins (M.B.A. ’86).
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The pilot late-night food program, which runs until midnight from Monday to Thursday, will be used by Aramark to gauge the need for after-hours dining on campus.
Aramark fulfills long-standing student request for late-night dining
The Housing Office allows students with medical and religious dietary needs to request exemption from the mandatory unlimited meal plan, but the petition organizers say that the system is too harsh, preventing some students from leaving a costly plan they rarely use.
The Administration should reintroduce meal plan choices to better meet student needs
Dining hall oficials said students who snuck in without paying drained the food stations that were already struggling to feed diners who were biting off more than they could chew.
The new Flex Dollars policy eats away at a benefit to student life.
Next year’s new unlimited residential meal plan will cost $4,560, the office of undergraduate student housing announced Monday.
Upperclassmen may opt for the minimum or moderate plans, but no students graduating after the class of 2011 will have that option.