Housing & Food Services News
Journey Through Food: Celebration of Black History Month 2018
In what has become a highly anticipated yearly dining adventure, Campus Executive Chef Tracey MacRae and UW Dining staff are offering a month’s worth of African-originated cuisine during February’s Black History Month.
SUBWAY's 20-Year Run in the HUB Coming to an End
On February 9, 2018, SUBWAY will be closing its doors after two decades. Rather than limit options by renewing a nonnegotiable 20-year contract with the national chain, UW Dining conducted a complete evaluation, including extensive customer feedback to determine what you, the customer, wanted.
HFS: Engaging the Equity Journey
In April 2015, President Cauce proposed the Race and Equity Initiative, which was itself a response to ongoing situations local and national as well as her personal experiences. HFS and other UW departments responded in turn by enlarging existing plans or developing new ones to address the themes of racial and social inequalities.
Our Cups Ranneth Over: Reusable Cups Trump Compostables?
Sometimes a successful program can produce unintended results. Last year’s Free Drink program was so popular in fact that our compost bins (and trash receptacles) were overflowing with cups, about four times the number from previous years. More free drinks equaled more cups used.