University at Buffalo opens authentic Mexican location

Other dining services additions include an app that allows students to purchase food from any campus vending machine using their university card.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Change is coming to dining at the University at Buffalo, and students will feel it in their stomachs.

In an effort to offer students a fresher and more authentic Mexican cuisine, Campus Dining and Shops (CDS) transformed Salsas in the Ellicott Complex into Guac and Roll.

The new food station, which will open Saturday, August 23, will serve students as many quesadillas and fajitas as their meal plans will allow. They will also provide fresh guacamole made in-house.

“Salsas didn’t live up to our expectations, but the popularity of places like Moe’s and Chipotle drove home that we should keep the Mexican concept,” says Timothy Malley, assistant manager of the Ellicott Food Court. “With Guac and Roll, we’re serving the best product that we possibly can, and from what I hear, our customers already like it.”

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