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SPU Dining in the LA Times

September 29, 2019

Recognized for our Plant-Based Dining initiatives, Sodexo at SPU was mentioned in the LA Times Opinion article " When deciding what foods to eat for lunch, consider climate change".

Earth Week with SPU Dining

May 03, 2019

From a Farmers Market, Farm Tour, to a 100% Sustainably Sourced Seafood Dinner, we highlighted sustainability initiatives during Earth Week!

SPU Dining January Newsletter

February 12, 2019

Farm to Table Event, New Traditions, Expanding our Plant-Based Options & more! Read about all of our program updates for January!

Gwinn Commons Dining Hall Launches New Chef Spotlight Program

February 12, 2019

In February 2019, Gwinn Commons Dining Hall's launched the new Chef Spotlight program where students can meet the hard-working employees behind their food and try a dish of that chef's background. Read more about the program.

Gwinn Gone Grillin' Dinner

January 25, 2019

Gwinnter is here, and we wanted to give students a piece summer with a Barbeque Dinner! Read about Gwinn Gone Grillin'!

2018 Food Recovery Network Club PB&J Drive

November 12, 2018

Thank you to the SPU Food Recovery Network Club and our volunteers for making over 1,000 PB&J's to donate to local shelters in an hour!

SPU Ranks as a Top Vegan-Friendly College

October 11, 2018

With an A+ Vegan Report Card from PETA2 and one of Insiders top most vegan friendly colleges, read more about SPU Dining's initiatives to expand their plant based options.

Employee Orientation Training

October 10, 2018

In September, our SPU Dining Student Employee's moved in early to have an extensive training on topics such as safety, customer service, and more! Read about Rachel's training experience with SPU Dining Services.

Meet our SPU Dining Management Team

September 18, 2018

Learn about our new management structure for the 2018-19 Academic Year!

SPU Dining's Spring Satisfaction Survey Results

June 06, 2018

View our most recent dining survey results.

SPU Student Named Winner in the Can't Beat That National Prize Sweepstakes

March 28, 2018

DeAndrea Askew, a student at Seattle Pacific University, won Beats Studio Wireless Headphones and a JBL Pulse Wireless Speaker from Sodexo's EAT TO THE BEAT "Can't Beat That National Prize Sweepstakes"....

SPU Culinary Team represents Sodexo at the James Beard Foundations's Taste of America

March 28, 2018

On October 13, our Seattle Pacific University culinary team represented Sodexo at James Beard Foundation’s Taste of America Tour in Seattle. Our team made Bacon and Eggs: with cured and seared pork belly with Salmon Roe and Lemon with a Blueberry Gastrique on a Cornmeal Blini! We also made a great connection with Taylor Shellfish Farms at the event and planned a local farm event on January 9t...

Pepsi Tasting

March 28, 2018

600 students enjoyed FREE Kickstarts, LifeWaters, and Izze Beverages donated by Pepsi! These new beverages are available in the Corner Place Market....

1,000 PBandJs Donated to Operation Sack Lunch and Tent City

March 28, 2018

To celebrate World Kindness Day, 20 volunteers gathered to make 1,000 PB&Js in under an hour!...

Trick or Treat?

March 28, 2018

Halloween was filled with treats! All our dining locations gave out candy to our guests. Gwinn Dining Hall had a spooky dinner with a Skeleton Ribs, Worm Soup (Ramen Bar), Frank N’ Steiner’s, Witches Brew (Hot Cider), & more!...

Thanksgiving Feast

March 28, 2018

Gwinn Commons Dining Hall served a beautiful Thanksgiving Dinner! On the menu was turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, bacon Brussels sprouts, ham, green bean casserole, squash mash, and delicious pies!...

Taylor Shellfish Farms in Gwinn Dining Hall

March 28, 2018

On January 9, 115 guests enjoyed Oyster Po’Boys made with Pacific Oysters grown in Washington by Taylor Shellfish Farms. With the goal of educating students and highlighting a local farm, we invited Call, Taylor Shellfish Farms Sale Representative, to tell the Taylor Shellfish story and educate our guests on sustainable shellfish farming. Our guests loved the new Farm to Table series and want...

SPU Dining sponsors the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic

March 28, 2018

On November 14 & 15, Dining Services sponsored the Sodexo Tip-Off Classic. Four teams: Seattle Pacific, Hawaii Hilo, Central Washington, and Concordia Irvine, played in the Royal Brougham Pavilion where the SPU Falcons won the tournament. ...