Cornell University's new on-campus eateries receive positive response

Café Jennie and Fork and Gavel Café have seen a high amount of growing business and student enthusiasm.

ITHACA, N.Y.—Recent additions to Cornell’s on-campus eateries, Café Jennie and Fork and Gavel Café, have seen increasing student enthusiasm and growing levels of business, according to campus dining operators.

Café Jennie, which is located on the top level of the Cornell Store, offers a more upscale style dining experience in addition to a small market similar to Bear Necessities on North Campus, according to George Knowles, manager of Café Jennie. Fork and Gavel Café, the second on-campus dining facility from the owners of Manndible Café, is located in the Law School and offers locally-sourced made-to-order meals, acording to co-owner Kathleen Pasetty.

The Cornell Store selected Café Jennie to fill the empty space for a dining location that the store had added during renovations. Employing 28 students, Café Jennie became fully operational in mid-November, coinciding with the grand reopening of the Cornell Store.

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