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Dining Services

Auxiliary Services renews  contract with Chartwells
6 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
6 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
8 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
11 months 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
11 months 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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