Be a Dining VIP and Move In Early!

Dining Early Move In VIP

The school year is approaching, so beat the rush and begin prepping for fall. As a student dining employee, you can start working by moving in on August 11 with VIP status and have all early move in fees waived. Not living on campus? No problem. You too can beat the rush and begin prepping for fall by working prior to the start of the fall semester. 

National Whole Grain Sampling Day

Whole Grain Sampling Day is held annually on the last Wednesday of March. Which means on March 28th you can expect to see some delicious offerings in your closest Market Place. Initiated by the Whole Grains Council, it is a great opportunity for individuals to explore the many different whole grains that can be easily included in your daily diet. These foods can provide an excellent addition of key nutrients, such as antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

BJ Honey

Honey
Our second featured producer of the Local Food Spotlight is BJ Honey! Stationed in La Porte City, Iowa, BJ has been producing delicious honey for over 30 years. Mr. & Mrs. Jenkins founded the business together as a retirement plan and it hasn’t stopped growing since!

National Nutrition Month 2018

National Nutrition Month
It's March! That means it's time to celebrate National Nutrition Month, a campaign focused on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. This years theme, "Go Further with Food", emphasizes the importance of fueling with the right foods to have a positive impact on our bodies and communities by adopting healthier eating while reducing food waste. Be sure to join us at any one of the market places on March 28th for Whole Grain Day for the chance to incorporate a greater variety of grains into your diet!

Holiday Dinner 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.... for food! With the stress of upcoming finals take time to relax and enjoy a warm holiday meal. Our chefs have prepared a very special Grinch fest holiday dinner theme meal to get you in spirit. Bundle up and head to Catlett, Burge, or Hillcrest Market Places from 5:00 - 8:30 pm on December 6. 

Say Hi to Tapingo

We are excited to announce the launch of Tapingo at the University of Iowa!

Tapingo is a mobile app the allows you to order food and drinks for pickup on the go. Best of all, you can use Flex Meals, Hawkeye Cash, UI Charge, and bank cards. Tapingo tells you when your food is ready - so you can grab it and go. Say goodbye to wasted time!

Don't miss out, download Tapingo. 

Harvest Dinner 2017

Harvest Dinner
We are thankful for the University Housing and Dining staff and chefs for preparing another amazing theme meal. Enjoy the harvest flavors of the season on Thursday, November 15th at Catlett, Burge and Hillcrest Market Places. 

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