About Our Food

From international cuisine to vegetarian entrées to gourmet pizzas, dining at Michigan is all about options. With many dining halls, residential cafés and meal plans to choose from, there’s always a tasty way to satisfy your craving for something fresh, healthy, hearty, spicy, crunchy, juicy, grilled or made to order.

  • Executive Chef Frank Turchan has a deep appreciation for the beauty of simple food — letting the ingredients shine to create a uniquely memorable dining experience.

    Meet the Experts

    Michigan Dining is powered behind the scenes by award-winning chefs who are bringing expertise, innovative ideas and good taste to our dining halls and catered events.

  • An abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables are offered at every meal — in side dishes, prepared salads, stir fries and at the salad bar.

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    Establishing a healthy relationship with food is an important part of learning. Michigan Dining is pleased to offer the following free nutrition services and resources:

    • MyNutrition, an online tool for identifying common allergens and evaluating the nutritional values of dining hall foods
    • MHealthy program and dining guidelines
    • One-on-one nutrition counseling
  • Dairy alternatives, including coconut, rice, almond and soy options are available for those who are lactose intolerant.

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    If you have a food allergy or require a special diet, our registered dietitians can provide you with the resources and information needed to make healthy food choices:

    • Gluten Free Dining
    • Preventative Measures