Creative Dining Services provides for students during blizzard

Contractor served students while campus was closed.

April 18—A blizzard that dropped 17 plus inches of snow on Chadron and led to closure of the Chadron State College campus for two days put a strain on Creative Dining Services, the college's contractor for foodservices.

Creative Dining chef Roy Farrens said it took a lot of people working together to provide food service to the hundreds of residents in the halls during the closure. Farrens and other Dining Services employees ran a shuttle system using four-wheel drive vehicles to pick up and return employees for their shifts. 

Dining Services served students from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. both Tuesday and Wednesday. About 200 omelets were served on Tuesday and about 250 Indian tacos were served to student residents on Wednesday. 

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