The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Customers order at Burrito Bowl in the Petersen Events Center.

From tacos to cookies: A run-down of on-campus dining options

By Patrick Diana, Staff Writer October 17, 2023
While the Eatery and the Perch remain campus staples, it’s easy for students to get tired of eating at the same places every day. Thankfully, campus touts many different dining locations serving everything from smoothies and salads to tacos and burgers.
The outside entrance to The Eatery in Litchfield Towers.

A student guide to the new Eatery

By Srinidhi Gopalan, Staff Writer August 10, 2023
The Eatery — the largest dining facility at Pitt — is currently undergoing a comprehensive transformation to change the dining experience for students.
Volunteers wrap excess food in Posvar Hall.

Pitt Food Recovery Heroes aim to reduce food waste, fight food insecurity

By Trevor Weinstock, Staff Writer October 21, 2022
Food Recovery Heroes’ goal is to recover surplus food across campus and to donate it to local organizations. They take leftovers from food vendors around campus and bring them to different hunger-fighting agencies in Pittsburgh.
Pitt Eats and the University dining contractor, Compass, want to create a dining experience that students will enjoy.

Pitt Eats ‘firmly committed’ to providing a high-quality dining experience

By Donata Massimiani, For The Pitt News September 28, 2021
Pitt began a partnership with Compass, a British multinational food company, in July 2020. A Compass spokesperson said the company hopes to reinvent the dining experience by creating initiatives that help students take charge of their nutrition and wellness.
Students reflect on some of their favorite Oakland restaurants as the academic year begins ramping up, such as CHiKN on Forbes Avenue.

Students discuss their favorite places to eat in Oakland

By Brandon Raglow, Staff Writer September 28, 2021
As the academic year ramps up and many students are back on campus for the first time in more than a year, they reflect on some of their favorite Oakland restaurants.
SGB talked Black History Month and Pitt’s COVID-19 plans for the semester at Tuesday night’s meeting.

SGB talks dining improvements, COVID-19 protocols

By Rebecca Johnson, News Editor February 3, 2021
Quintin Eason, the vice president of operations for Compass Group, said at SGB’s Tuesday meeting that there are plans in the works for a food delivery program with bikes as well as a grocery delivery program to students’ dorm rooms.
Student Government Board met Tuesday night via Zoom.

SGB addresses Tower B quarantine, dining concerns

By Nathan Fitchett, Staff Writer October 7, 2020
Besides discussing the state of the pandemic on campus, SGB also talked about its meeting with Compass Group, the ongoing Mental Health Awareness Month and the kickoff of SGB’s new civic advising program.
Students can use Dining Dollars at the new Millies location in the University Store.

Millie’s ice cream now on the meal plan

By Sarah Berg, For The Pitt News September 26, 2019
For the first time, Pitt students can get dessert from the Pittsburgh-based ice cream shop Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream on campus — and pay with Dining Dollars.
A chef displays a chicken, quinoa and green bean dinner at Magellan’s in Market Central.

Sodexo offers culturally diverse meals

By Remy Samuels, Staff Writer February 21, 2019
According to Sodexo district manager Abdou Cole, Sodexo made the move to represent different cultures as accurately as possible after listening to the demands of students.
A chef plates a meal at Market Central — the larger lower campus alternative to The Perch. (Photo by Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer)

Staff picks: Best of Campus Cuisine

By The Pitt News Staff August 20, 2018
Many students don’t look too deeply into their food options before coming to school. Thankfully, our staff is here to shed light on dining options on campus!
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