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We started a Cooperative Cart Program where school organizations can check out a mobile food cart to sell healthy foods during meals. The carts have either hot or cold storage, and the organizations...

We've created a fun resident activity called "Cooking with Keven." Each month a dish is made during activity time. The dish is made from start to finish with a history and...

We are hosting a Fall Festival Farmers’ Market where we feature two recipes in a bag: apple crisp and butternut squash soup. Each bag includes the recipe, dry ingredients and all non-...

To encourage students to become a fan of UMass Dining on Facebook we gave away free T-shirts to students who became fans. They had to sign up in front of us though. We set up three laptops and we...

We let our students who have a campus meal plan eat for free every Friday night. Essentially, students could get up to 15 extra meals per semester. It’s a great value proposition without...

Pay close attention to marketing everywhere. It can be as easy as adding descriptions such as adding the phrase “Angus” to our burgers, to make them stand out. Simple things like...

We held an “Epic Battle of Tastes.” We invited eight chefs from four universities to showcase their students’ regional favorites. We had everything from vegetarian...

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