Content Tagged with: UCR Dining

UCR chef wins gold medal in cooking challenge

A chef with UC Riverside Dining Services took first place in a cooking competition hosted by the National Association of College & University Food Services. Tye Nielsen, a culinary manager for Dining Services’ catering division, took the gold medal in the association’s Pacific Regional 2024 Culinary Challenge at its convention in Tacoma, Washington...

By Imran Ghori |

NOODS offers a late-night campus dining choice

UC Riverside students will have a new dining spot to satisfy late-night cravings with NOODS: The Noodle Bar. The restaurant will open to the public April 1 at the Market at Glen Mor at the dining station formally occupied by the Sizzle burger and sandwich counter. It features an assortment of noodles and sauces in different Asian styles. Customers...

By Imran Ghori |

Scotty’s selling OJ, new sandwich and salad varieties, and more

Freshly squeezed orange juice is back for sale at the Scotty’s convenience store at the HUB. It’s one of several new food and beverage products that UC Riverside Dining Services recently added to its stores. Campus customers may have also noted some new sandwich, salad, and snack options this quarter. Mary Ann Person, operations manager for the...

By Imran Ghori |

More campus dining options coming soon

UC Riverside students, staff, and faculty can look forward to more dining options, including a reopening of the Stable and new concepts such as a french fry station, an ice cream parlor, and restaurants specializing in noodles and kosher food. The Stable dining lounge at the Barn, which had been closed over the summer, will open on Oct. 16...

By Imran Ghori |

Emerbee’s is buzzing with diners again

Emerbee’s is back in business serving honey-infused drinks and sandwiches to hungry Highlanders. The 600-square-foot café near the center of UC Riverside opened in September of 2019 but had been closed since March 2020 when pandemic-related shutdowns began. Emerbee’s began serving customers again in early April as part of a soft launch that...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR’s Market at North District is now serving Lollicup Boba & Tea

Sweet, sticky, and squishy are all synonymous with the boba experience. Wait. Boba the drink or boba the tapioca topping? Both? We’re not here to debate boba’s true definition but we are here to tell you that if you’re looking for a cup of this Taiwanese-originated dessert drink, you can find it at UC Riverside inside Market at North District. The...

By Malinn Loeung |

The Patio Bar reopening at the Barn is the start of more to come

After a temporary closure due to the pandemic, The Barn’s Patio Bar is once again serving up ice-cold beers, and plans are underway to fully reopen UC Riverside’s iconic dining and entertainment venue in the coming months. Located in the Barn’s courtyard, the Patio Bar reopened Oct. 4 and is operating Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m...

By Imran Ghori |

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 |

Dining Services keeps students fed during campus closure

Much of the UC Riverside campus was empty and quiet on Thursday afternoon, but the Market at Glen Mor was open, providing meals and supplies for students left on campus. While most UCR employees are working remotely due to the campus closure, Dining Services employees are among those providing critical functions. They continue to come in to work to...

By Imran Ghori |

An international taste of home

A line of UCR students passed by a display of bowls of colorful South Asian spices like turmeric and garam masala as they picked up plates of Bhutan momos and Indian pakoras. The food was part of a special “Taste of South Asia” dinner at the Aberdeen-Inverness Residential Restaurant on Jan. 30. Flags from eight South Asian countries hung above the...

By Imran Ghori |

Dining program provides a leadership path

UC Riverside senior Jennifer Thompson began working in Dining Services before her first day of class four years ago, and she soon climbed up the ranks to management positions. While her work ethic took her far, Thompson said she lacked some of the professional and leadership skills that would be useful in supervising employees. She’s now among...

By Imran Ghori |

Dining employee wins first place in area Toastmasters competition

Moses Preciado is the operations manager at Lothian Residential Restaurant

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

UCR’s newest coffee vendor is giving back 20 percent of proceeds to foster youth on campus

Alumnus-owned Mammoth Coffee Roasting Company has big plans for UCR Guardian Scholars

By Madeline Adamo |