Lunar New Year Theme Meal

Lunar New Year Banner

The start of a new year is the perfect time to set new goals, clean your closet, and of course celebrate with a delicious meal! We are ringing in the Lunar New Year with a special theme dinner. Try tasty foods like dumplings, fried rice, spring rolls, bok choy, and rice cakes!

Stop by any campus market place for the Lunar New Year dinner celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 5.

Full list of menu items below.


Pork Dumpling

Green Dumpling

Steamed BBQ Pork Bao Buns

Vegetable Spring Rolls

Harvest Theme Meal

Harvest Dinner Banner

The fall season has arrived! What better way to celebrate than with a special harvest themed dinner. Our skilled chefs have combined the flavors of fall to bring you a delicious, warm, and comforting meal perfect for the season. Enjoy fall classics like creamy butternut squash bisque, seasoned Brussels sprouts, and roasted red peppers, and delicious dutch apple pie.

Stop by any campus market place for a harvest dinner celebration on Thursday, September 20th.

Full list of menu items below.


Butternut Bisque

Corn Chowder with Jalapeno Bacon

Thrive: The food you Love, Made Allergy Free.

Allergy Station Nacho Bar

Do you have a food allergy and are wondering what you can and cannot eat in the market places?

In the fall of 2018, University Dining opened Thrive, the first allergy free station located in Burge Market Place. This station is void of gluten plus the top eight food allergies (fish, shellfish, egg, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, and milk). Some of the many menu items include, pancakes, wings, nachos, sandwiches, etc.  All foods in this station are prepared in a separate kitchen to avoid cross-contact.

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

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!


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