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Dining Services

Auxiliary Services renews  contract with Chartwells
7 months ago

Auxiliary Services renews contract with Chartwells

University officials are working with Chartwells to implement a new eight-year food service contract, with an option to extend it for a full 12 years. 

Bryce Brownlee, UTD’s director of …
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Select Chartwells employees to hold union election in May
8 months ago

Select Chartwells employees to hold union election in May

Editor’s Note: This article has been updated since its original publication.

After a months-long organizing effort, certain Chartwells workers will be able to participate in a May 2 election to determine whether they want to be …
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Letter to the Editor: Dining Services values community voices

A series of articles has been published by The Mercury this year about the university’s food service contractor, Chartwells. We value this input, and we have consistently encouraged dialogue with …
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Chartwells workers allege lack of food safety training
9 months ago

Chartwells workers allege lack of food safety training

Following student concerns about food safety, The Mercury obtained evidence that suggests many Chartwells workers did not receive state-mandated food safety training until earlier this month.

In Texas, the …
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Chartwells launches feedback platform
10 months ago

Chartwells launches feedback platform

In response to a rising number of student suggestions and complaints regarding dining on campus, UTD Dining Services created a messaging portal to allow students to anonymously provide feedback on …
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Pub to feature gaming lounge
11 months ago

Pub to feature gaming lounge

Citing a surge of interest in esports along with the creation of a dedicated esports team earlier last year, the Student Union and UTD Dining Services teamed up to create …
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Students report raw, moldy food at on-campus eateries
11 months ago

Students report raw, moldy food at on-campus eateries

A series of posts on UTD’s subreddit featured pictures of moldy food and raw chicken allegedly found at various UTD dining establishments, beginning at the end of November.

Jamie Lee …
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Food service workers accuse Chartwells management of misconduct
11 months ago

Food service workers accuse Chartwells management of misconduct

Editor’s Note: The Mercury’s publication of a Dec. 3 report, in which former and current Chartwells workers alleged verbal abuse, unfair labor practices and sexual harassment, came amid efforts by …
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Dining Services offers  interactive cooking lessons
1 year ago

Dining Services offers interactive cooking lessons

Every month, Dining Hall West hosts the Teaching Kitchen, an event where DHW chefs show students how to prepare a meal. This meal is dependent on the super food of …
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Unused meal exchanges find new purpose
1 year ago

Unused meal exchanges find new purpose

Student Government and Dining Services teamed up to create a meal swipe donation program to help combat food insecurity on campus.

With close to 22 percent of college students …
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