Dining Services In The News

2023

9/28/23 – What to know about Husky Harvest for the fall semester (UConn Daily Campus)

9/27/23 – Celebrate Mansfield Festival returns for 20th year (Willimantic Chronicle)

9/27/23 – Hazelnut MOOcha Latte Debuts at UConn Dairy Bar for Fall (UConn Today)

9/26/23 – Paige Bueckers, Chegg Inc. Announce Their Support for Husky Harvest in Storrs (UConn Today)

9/17/23 – Farm behind UConn’s ice cream and cheese wins New England Green Pastures award (CT Insider)

9/15/23 – Get into the fall spirit with the Farm Fresh Market (UConn Daily Campus)

9/6/23 – Connecticut residents beat the heat at UConn Dairy Bar (Fox 61)

9/5/23 – The New Reality for College Dining Halls: Dozens of Dietary Restrictions (New York Times)

8/7/23 – Spicing Up School Lunches – Something’s Cooking (WFSB Ch 3)

8/2/23 – Connecticut and UConn are Leaders in Clean Energy and Sustainability (UConn Today)

6/13/23 – UConn Becomes Only University with Four-Star Certification at All Dining Halls (UConn Today)

6/12/23 – UConn Dining Services wins national award for recipe made with local products (Hartford Courant)

4/26/23 – ‘A Home and a Community’ on UConn’s Student Farm (UConn Today)

4/24/23 – University of Connecticut Embraces Friendly Competition to Engage and Recognize Employees (NACUFS: Campus Dining Today)

4/20/23¬† – FM on Demand with Tara Fitzpatrick: Meet UConn’s new executive director of dining (Food Management)

4/3/23 – UConn Dining Passover options (UConn Daily Campus)

3/22/23 – Butter brickle ice cream proves to be a UConn student’s winning flavor (Journal Inquirer)

3/20/23 – Husky Harvest Food Pantry Opens at Storrs; Takes Cues from Success at Regional Campuses (UConn Today)

3/8/23 – UConn Dining, USG work to address food insecurity at Storrs (UConn Daily Campus)

2/23/23 – New Flavor Featured At UConn Dairy Bar..But Get It While You Can (Patch)

1/26/23 – Dining halls, cafes to add new menu items (UConn Daily Campus)

1/19/23 – UConn Culinary Olympics and what to expect for Spring 2023 (UConn Daily Campus)

1/18/23 – With new semester Up and Atom Cafe to close, nanoByte cafe set to open (UConn Daily Campus)

1/10/23 – UConn dining hall staff competes in annual Culinary Olympics (Fox 61)

1/10/23 – UConn Culinary Olympics challenge puts campus dining chefs to the test (WTNH Ch 8)


2022

11/18/22 – Making a plant-forward cafe viable for the long haul (Food Service Director)

9/23/22 – UConn Dining’s green initiatives (UConn Daily Campus)

9/19/22 – Farm Friday: A unique UConn volunteer opportunity (UConn Daily Campus)

9/16/22 – Taking Care of Business, Sustainably, at UConn’s Spring Valley Student Farm (UConn Today)

9/14/22 – Spring Valley Student Farm hosts farmer’s market (UConn Daily Campus)

8/15/22 – Channel 3 Ice Cream Social: UConn Dairy Bar vs Rich Farm (WFSB Ch 3)

7/15/22 – Where to celebrate National Ice Cream Day in Connecticut (CT Post)

7/14/22 – 40 tiny, perfect things about summer in New England (Boston Globe Magazine)

7/14/22 – 36 Best Ice Cream Shops (Yankee Magazine)

6/7/22 – 11 ice cream places worth an afternoon drive in Connecticut (CT Post)

5/28/22 – The Day’s readers choose their favorite local ice cream (theday.com)

4/28/22 – Eat Local: Raising Awareness of Local Food Sourcing in UConn Dining Halls (UConn Today)

5/18/22 – UConn dining dish wins best vegan recipe at national colleges contest (Hartford Courant)

4/29/22 – 20 Towns: Not much has changed in Storrs since the 90s, according to former UConn students (WFSB)


2021

10/14/21 – A New Student-Inspired Cafe at Wilbur Cross (UConn Magazine)

10/11/21 – Inside a new plant-based cafe on UConn’s campus (Food Service Director Magazine)

10/9/21 – Dining with a message at UConn (Willimantic Chronicle)

9/22/21 – UConn opens first plant-based campus cafe (Food Management Magazine)

9/14/21 – Sustainability, Community, and Food – Theory Meets Action for UConn Undergrads (UConn Today)

9/16/21 – CrossRoads is UConn’s first meatless cafe (CT Now)

7/26/21 – These are the 10 best ice cream places in Connecticut, according to our readers (Hartford Courant)

7/21/21 – Can CT ice cream be ranked? Two locals tried to find out (CTinsider)

7/16/21 – We All Scream for Connecticut’s Finest Ice Cream (UConn Today)

7/15/21 – Connecticut’s ice cream is the cherry on top of centuries of dairy farming history (CT Post)

6/15/21 – 7 wicked tasty New England summer menu items from lobster rolls to whoopie pies (Food Management)

6/9/21 – UConn dining named a top power player (the Chronicle)

6/7/21 – 11 local ice cream places worth an afternoon drive in Connecticut (CT Post)

6/6/21 – Hidden Gems of Connecticut (Patch)

5/16/21 – How UConn’s creamery turned to cheese during the pandemic (CT Post)

4/22/21 – Opening Day Arrives for UConn Dairy Bar (NBC Connecticut)

4/22/21 – Here’s the scoop: UConn Dairy Bar to fully open (the Chronicle)

4/6/21 – Kuhl reflects on 32 years of work with UConn Dining Services (UConn Daily Campus)

3/31/21 – UConn’s food truck gets new spin as kitchen-to-outdoor serving station hybrid (Food Management)

3/18/21 – UConn Bakery to hold Easter/Spring bakery sale (UConn Daily Campus)

3/11/21 – ‘Senior Slice’ program nears closing for final round of votes in first year (UConn Daily Campus)

2/25/21 – Q-Tips program uses QR code cookies to share information with students (UConn Daily Campus)

2/22/21 – Know Your Farmer Fair Features Spring Valley Student Farm

2/18/21 – Dining Services to run series of Monotony Breakers throughout semester (UConn Daily Campus)

2/15/21 – Accessible and plentiful plant-based options no longer fig-ction (UConn Daily Campus)

2/15/21 – One Ton Sundae is still a ton of fun (UConn Daily Campus)

2/4/21 – Dining Services to open plant-based cafe Fall 2021 (UConn Daily Campus)

1/28/21 – New dining operation available near East campus halls (UConn Daily Campus)

1/21/21 – Dining Services launches new “Just Ask” program (UConn Daily Campus)