What's Happening in Dining

03

Nov
2017

Interior and exterior of Portola, the Portola team, the rotisserie oven

After four years of planning, the new Portola Dining Commons is open - and it’s more than just a delicious meal in an impressive new building! At approximately 30,000 square feet of dining space, it is also the largest of UCSB’s four dining commons, serving up to 3,000 hungry customers a day. Portola offers seating for about 800,...

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02

Oct
2017

Coffee Bar, Blended Drink, Produce Section, Market Display

Move-In Weekend marked the opening of Residential Dining’s new Tenaya Market & Eatery! Located within the new San Joaquin Villages, the full-service market combines convenience store staples with grocery store items such as...

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25

May
2017

Food Waste Reduction

We are making a better tomorrow and changing the way we think of climate change. Finding solutions include reducing food waste. Director of Residential Dining, Jill Horst, explains how #UCSB Residential Dining has managed to reduce food waste in the featured video from the...

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02

Jun
2016

We are ready to keep you hydrated and stomachs happy! #UCSB Concessions is excited to be a part of Commencement weekend, providing graduating Gauchos, families, friends, and other visitors with a one-stop shop for their food and beverage needs. Concessions will be located at two central locations— Student Resource Building (SRB) Lawn...

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09

Apr
2016

Spring Insight, Dining Tabling

We are excited to welcome prospective students, admitted Gauchos, families and friends to Spring Insight on Saturday, April 9th! Our campus will be filled with hundreds of visitors during this Open House. Many will participate in various events from college presentations, faculty lectures, tours & fair exhibitions...

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16

Mar
2016

Miramar Market

With great excitement, The Miramar Market within Sierra Madre Villages opened its doors to residents and the adjacent community on February 23th, 2016. It is Residential Dining’s first retail market! The market provides a convenient stop for students (and neighbors) to purchase anything from hot coffee or tea, refreshing...

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10

Dec
2015

UCSB Waffle

At every breakfast and brunch, gaucho pride is savored by our residents and served on their plate; UCSB waffles have a special place in our tummies and hearts. This fall dining premiered a video tutorial on YouTube which demonstrates step-by-step how to make a UCSB waffle, using the logoed waffle irons in the Dining Commons. The video...

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24

Nov
2015

Colleagues from Japan

In early November, 10 colleagues from Japan had a taste of Residential Dining and our campus. The group belongs to the National Federation of University Co-operative Associations from Japan, which is connected to the National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) in the states. UCSB was one stop along their...

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05

Oct
2015

Green Monday Logo

Let’s be green together! Residential Dining has been successful at featuring delicious dishes that are vegetarian and earth-friendly on a daily basis. As a reflection of our values, dining has also integrated a special event called Green Monday, three times a quarter, rotating among De La Guerra, Carrillo, and Ortega, serving a...

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17

Sep
2015

Move-In 2015

We are ready for Move-In Weekend and are thrilled to welcome our new and returning #Gauchos to our dining commons! We look forward to providing an excellent dining experience and are proud to serve menu items that are made from scratch with fresh, natural and seasonal ingredients, made on-site daily. Families and guests are welcome to...

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