Content Tagged with: Dining

Dining Services wins food services awards

UC Riverside’s Dining Services won top prizes in two categories in the National Association of College and University Food Services 2020 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards. Emerbee’s took the silver prize in retail sales, awarded to campus retail locations with innovative features and techniques. The 600-square-foot café, located next to the...

By Imran Ghori |

Campus dining venues readying for reopening

Getting a bite to eat at UC Riverside will be easier in the coming weeks as dining venues begin opening on campus. The first to reopen will be venues at the HUB starting with the Scotty’s convenience store on Aug. 23. The store’s offerings include pre-made sandwiches, salads, snacks, and beverages along with other retail grocery items. Others will...

By Imran Ghori |

Major housing and dining complex opens to students

After nearly two years of construction, UC Riverside has opened a major new student housing and dining complex at the north end of campus. The Dundee Residence Hall is the first new student housing project completed in six years. Together with the nearby North District housing project under construction, the project will help UCR meet its...

By Imran Ghori |

Diners welcome return of the Barn

The Barn welcomed diners for the first time in two years Monday, reopening to students, staff, and faculty members eager to see the renovated and expanded facility. Manjing Gao, a sociology graduate student, was among the first customers to order food. She said the Barn was a regular hangout for her and her fellow students before it closed for the...

By Imran Ghori |

A guide to the new Barn

The Barn has gone through several transformations since its original incarnation as a horse stable in 1917. Its latest dramatic change — a $30 million renovation and expansion — is now complete after almost two years of construction. Featuring 18,500 square-feet of dining and cooking space, it’s about three times the size of the original structure...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR staff: Offering students shelter

Hundreds of students have moved out, but many more are expected to still live on campus and dozens of staff members remain on the clock.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

Campus Corner: Lanette Dickerson

As UC Riverside’s executive chef, Lanette Dickerson decides what many members of the campus community eat on a daily basis. Dickerson, who has had a life-long passion for cooking, says she appreciates that UCR affords her the chance to make a variety of cuisines, including American, Thai, and Indian, to name some of her favorites. Working on a...

By Imran Ghori |

Executive Chef Wins Gold Medal in National Culinary Competition

Executive Chef Burke Reeves prepared for this month’s National Association of College and University Food Services’ Culinary Challenge by committing to a strict training regimen: oyster shucking. Reeves and his five opponents faced off against one another and a ticking clock at the July 11 event to prepare an entrée featuring the mandatory...

By Madeline Adamo |