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.
The University of Chicago Animal Welfare Society works for plant-based options.
Frank Baker and Laura Day’s donation goes toward the New Leader Odyssey Scholarship and Internship programs.
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.
Dear Reader, Welcome to The Maroon’s first Dining Issue, in which we bring into focus a central part of all… Read more »
“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.
Common student woes can come down to questions of poor nutrition.
If you’re going to obtain food on the sly, do it like a well-seasoned fourth-year.
“He seems like a pretty down-to-earth man, he does come visit now. It’s difficult now with his whole entourage.”
“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 enjoy everything [about working at the University]. I enjoy the people, everything. It’s just overall a great, wonderful dining experience.”
“Staff members appreciate hearing positive feedback from students, faculty, and staff.”
Dining is looking to improve its Saturday night dinner program in response to low student turnout during its trial period.
The University’s Saturday Night Social Club falls short for low-income students.
“How you can deliver quality food is what we’re looking for in the next contract.”
Incorrect allergen labeling was impetus for overall changes to Dining.
Bartlett dining worker, fatally shot at 28, was known for his optimism and sense of humor.
University Dining opens first on-site cooking restaurant and extends Maroon Dollar usage.
Dorm and dining commons on track for June 2016 completion.
The Saturday dinner will take place three times a quarter and accommodate 200 people through reservations.
University’s young Saturday dinner program has time to grow
Crunchbutton delivers food to dorms and study spaces that is traditionally pick up only
The Smart Museum Café will begin taking Maroon dollars.
The Socioeconomic Diversity Alliance has lobbied for Saturday dinners in the dining halls since its founding in spring 2013.
New three-year contract was approved in a 135–0 vote.
Dining halls get perfect 100 percent rating in inspection by Gluten Intolerance Group.
Renovated Mongolian grill to serve gluten-free options.
UCMC approved to begin two major projects, Hyde Park restaurant scene shake-ups, International Innovation Corps launches in India.
A pending lawsuit against Aramark could mean that current Aramark employees, including those that work for UChicago Dining, may claim… Read more »
Campus North will contain features currently unavailable in Bartlett and Cathey.
Employees hope to get higher wages and fairer seniority rules in upcoming negotiations with Aramark.
The “eggspert” makes around 200 omelettes a day.
Dining administrators are still chewing over the options for a fast food outlet coming to Maroon Market, commonly known as… Read more »
The smoke shut down the dining commons from 9 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday evening.
Whether it’s Saturday night or you’re just sick of the dining halls—and believe me, you will be—you’ll be searching for a meal outside of campus. Here’s a list that’ll get you started.
Fourth Meal will move to Cathey in the fall and Bartlett in the winter.
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… Read more »
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.