KU's Mrs. E's Dining Center adds kosher menu items

New menu items include kosher pasta entrees, kosher chicken dishes and more.

Sept. 16—For the past several years, Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel, director of the Rohr Chabad Center for Jewish Life, known to most simply as KU Chabad, has been working tirelessly to get kosher food served in a cafeteria for students at the University of Kansas. His wish comes true next week when a weekly kosher meal will be served at Mrs. E’s Dining Center, located at Lewis Hall on Daisy Hill. The cafeteria serves approximately 3,500 students daily. Any student with a dining plan may eat at Mrs. E’s.

The hot kosher dinners will be served when school is in session on Monday nights, beginning Sept. 16. They will be available from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Reservations are not needed. Those without a dining pass may purchase an off-campus dining plan or they may choose to pay $9.50 at the door. (Due to tax guidelines, dining hall meals are not readily available to the general public. Guests associated with the university such as prospective students, parents of students, faculty and staff may eat there.)