UConn’s new dining hall draws big crowd

One Plate, Two Plate is the university’s new fast food concept that is dedicated to healthy dining options.

STORRS, Conn. — One Plate Two Plates, UConn Dining Services’ latest venture located in the Student Union, opened for business Friday.

“It’s going well,” said Chuck Couture, the Assistant Director of Retail Operations for UConn Dining Services. “It’s been busy, especially with the parents dropping their kids off today.

  One Plate Two Plates and Dining Services staff spent the week practicing recipes and working out procedural issues, Couture said.                

“Right now we have mostly full-time staff and are still working on developing our student staff,” Couture said.

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