Dining Services

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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...

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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...

Letters to the EditorOpinion

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,...

Campus NewsFeaturedNews

Chartwells workers allege lack of food safety training

Management claims all associates receive ongoing training during employment Following student concerns about food safety, The Mercury obtained evidence that suggests many Chartwells...

Life & Arts

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...

Campus NewsEditor's PicksNews

Pub to feature gaming lounge

Game consoles, TV screens installed to enable student gamers to socialize Citing a surge of interest in esports along with the creation of...

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Students report raw, moldy food at on-campus eateries

Richardson Health Department conducts inspections of Dining Hall West, IHOP Express to address numerous complaints A series of posts on UTD’s subreddit featured...

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Food service workers accuse Chartwells management of misconduct

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...

Life & Arts

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...

Campus NewsNews

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...


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