Press

  1. U-M’s North Campus gets custom dining in Bursley Hall renovation

    December 15, 2016

    The University of Michigan’s newly renovated Bursley Hall provides a unique, custom dining experience for students on U-M’s North Campus. New to Bursley this fall are stations like the Olive Branch, which serves Halal offerings like spicy Tunisian couscous stew and vegan pasta primavera; and 24 Carrot, which offers Malaysian vegetable

  2. Michigan turns around student worker program

    October 27, 2016

    By offering increased pay and cultivating work experience, the dining services program was able to attract 1,000 more student workers this year.  A 22 percent increase in pay was one major way dining services was able to attract 1,000 more student workers this year. After losing almost half of its student workforce, dining services at Read more

  3. How to Rebrand Your Operation

    October 19, 2016

    The University of Michigan’s dining program is caught up in a culinary arms race with nearby restaurants in booming Ann Arbor, Mich.—mentioned among Bon Appetit’s Foodiest Small Towns in America. As part of meeting its guests’ increasingly sophisticated palates and competing with the town’s culinary offerings, Michigan Dining refreshed its brand. Here are some of Read more

  4. Michigan Freshmen Treated to Zero Waste Picnic

    September 12, 2016

    Leave no footprint behind. That’s the lesson incoming University of Michigan students learned at a zero waste picnic following New Student Convocation on Sept. 2. More than 6,000 students filled the Angell Hall lawn to participate in the event that used only recyclable or compostable items, including food, napkins, plates, silverware, compostable plastics and featured the use of a Read more

  5. College Dorm Food Is Getting More Sophisticated, But Some Question Its Cost

    September 2, 2016

    Hear and learn from the Executive Chef, Frank Turchan on what goes into putting together the “Amazing” program of  Michigan Dining!

  6. ‘Zero-waste picnic’ for U-M students follows Friday convocation

    More than 6,000 new freshmen students at the University of Michigan are expected to attend a “zero-waste picnic” following the convocation ceremony Friday, Sept. 2. U-M freshman will receive refillable water bottles at a zero-waste picnic following convocation on Friday, Sept. 2,, which can be used at one of 300 innovative mobile hydration stations around Read more

  7. Starving College Students? Not anymore thanks to campus offerings

    August 30, 2016

    College campus dining has come a long way. Gone are the days of scoop-and-serve cafeteria service. In fact, many college kids this fall will eat better than their parents did. As students begin the new semester, they’ll find tons of dining options, from sushi bars to authentic barbecue, as well as menus catering to special Read more

  8. Hello Culinary Campus

    April 22, 2016

    From nutritious quinoa and kale to pulled pork and pasta, a tour of U-M’s dining halls and cafés reveals not just sustainable local practices, but sophisticated student palates.

  9. CSG passes resolution to open South Quad dining early after St. Patrick’s Day

    February 8, 2016

    Central Student Government voted to open South Quad early on the Saturday after St. Patrick’s day at their meeting Tuesday night.

  10. New Catering Service

    January 27, 2016

    M|Catering officially launched its new on-­campus catering service with a showcase event at the Michigan League. M|Catering is the exclusive caterer for the Michigan League, Michigan Union and Pierpont Commons, and is the in-­house caterer for Palmer Commons.