What's Happening in Dining

06

Mar
2013

Twitter Icon

Tweet, tweet…UCSB Residential Dining Services is now on Twitter (UCSB Res Dining) @UCSBResDining. Dining launched into the Twittersphere on February 26th, expanding its social media presence and further reaching its audience. Through Twitter, dining will communicate about featured fare...

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01

Mar
2013

Nutrition Week Button (2013 Design)

Is your New Year’s resolution of eating right and exercising more a distant memory? Well, eating healthy and staying active is more than a New Year’s resolution but an every day pledge! Nutrition Week is our way to celebrate National Nutrition Month, sponsored by the ...

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16

Jan
2013

Vegetarian & Seafood Dishes

This quarter Residential Dining Services will be sponsoring the following special events:

Green Monday

Ortega Dining Commons - 1/14
Carrillo Dining Commons - 2/11
De La Guerra Dining Commons - 3/4

We will be serving an all day vegetarian menu at the specified dining commons. Look...

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14

Jan
2013

Green Certified

Congratulations to all 4 Dining Commons in celebrating your first anniversary of being Green Business Certified! We also want to commend Special Events Catering & Concessions for achieving Green Certification in December.

Last February, all of our Dining Commons met stringent standards set by the...

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11

Jan
2013

Food Waste, Compost

Our first batch of food waste compost has arrived!

Our H&RS Grounds unit received the first delivery of compost, created and collected from Residential Dining Services’ pre and post-consumer waste program. We compost 100% of our food waste and compost approximately 22,000 pounds of waste per week in aggregate for all four...

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10

Jan
2013

Cow

We are proud to highlight some of the following new sustainable items, as of fall quarter:

  • Certified Organic Milk
  • Grass-Fed Beef Burgers (Thursdays @ Lunch)
  • Cage-Free Chicken Breasts (in select dishes)
  • Organic Chelten House Salad Dressings
  • Fair-Trade, Organic Numi Tea

Dining...

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08

Jan
2013

Apples

When thinking about wellness we recognize the goal of achieving a balance in life. This balance focuses on areas including diet, exercise, and stress reduction. Residential Dining concentrates our support in meeting a balance in life through diet. That’s why Residential Dining Services focuses on providing nutritionally balanced meals...

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