CATEGORIES: Alumni News Campus Clips Sir Jimmie Blog Six Word Memoir Video

CAMPUS CLIPS
UJ Welcomes New Dining, Catering Partner to Campus

University of Jamestown has partnered with Sodexo, a world leader in on-site service solutions for schools, universities, healthcare facilities and corporate offices, to manage its retail dining, resident dining and catering programs for the next 15 years.

As enrollment at the private liberal arts university has continued to rise, administrators have looked for ways to ensure the campus evolves with the needs of the community, including striving to create one of the top dining programs in the region. The change in dining service providers came in response to the University’s desire to provide the high-quality fare, easy access to nutrition information, wide selection of healthful options and support in addressing special dietary needs that students desire.

Sodexo offers extensive health and wellness resources, including its award-winning Mindful program, which emphasizes healthy cooking techniques that maximize flavor while minimizing calories, fat and sodium. In addition, students will soon be able to scan barcodes on menus with their smartphones to quickly gain access to nutrition information. Information on most menu items can also be located using the popular MyFitnessPal mobile application. The company also provides additional support for those with special dietary needs, with a registered dietician available to answer questions or offer guidance.

“It is important to us that our students enjoy an excellent on-campus experience,” said University of Jamestown President Robert Badal. “Campus dining is an important part of that experience. We feel Sodexo will provide the quality campus dining program that our students deserve, and we welcome them to campus.”

One very important aspect of the dining program at University of Jamestown is catering. The University welcomes students, faculty, staff, as well as, off-campus businesses, organizations, members of our community and surrounding communities, to many catered events throughout the year. The University of Jamestown also hosts numerous camps and conferences on campus when classes are not in session.

One of the primary reasons for choosing Sodexo was the company’s experience in this area and its ability to elevate the University’s catering program by infusing it with culinary talent and expertise. With this new partnership, the University intends to devote far more resources to creating and maintaining an exceptional catering program.

The University of Jamestown’s catering program will be supported by a new executive chef and lead catering manager. Through Sodexo’s industry-leading Flavours Catering Program, their new expanded menus, featuring the most on-trend dishes and seasonal specials, will make it easy for clients to find the perfect items for any event. Sodexo also offers online ordering capabilities to simplify the process of placing and tracking catering orders.

To highlight the new and improved catering program, Sodexo will host an open house at the beginning of each fall and spring semester, inviting campus constituents and members of the local community to come sample the latest menu offerings and learn more about the packages and services available.
For more information on the changes happening at University of Jamestown, visit ujdining.sodexomyway.com.

Would you like to be notified when articles like this are posted?
Choose subscription options for your phone or email.


Posted:March 11, 2016


Popular This Month
Coach Shauna Kemp wrestling in QatarUniversity of Jamestown Women’s Wrestling Head Coach Shauna Kemp will leave for Doha, Qatar, on Thursday, October 10, to represent…
2019 Homecoming CourtCongratulations to the following seniors on their nomination to the 2019 Homecoming Court: King Candidates Alex Delzer Alex Huff Brandon…
2019 Homecoming King & QueenCongratulations to Cacie Lloyd and Alex Huff on being elected homecoming king and queen! King Candidates Alex Delzer Alex Huff…
2019 Young Alumni Medallion RecipientsThe Young Alumni Medallion is presented each year to young alumni who exemplify the characteristics of a UJ liberal arts…
UJ Ranked Highest Among ND InstitutionsUniversity of Jamestown has again received the highest regional college rankings of all North Dakota institutions in U.S. News and…
Writer in Residence Larry Woiwode publishedUniversity of Jamestown Writer in Residence and Poet Laureate of North Dakota, Larry Woiwode, had an essay in the Summer,…
Dr. Polly Peterson Named UJ President-ElectUniversity of Jamestown Board of Trustees Chairman Jim Unruh announced today that Dr. Polly Peterson will succeed President Robert Badal…
In memoriam: Dr. James StoneDr. James Stone, former UJ professor, passed away Wednesday, March 29 after battling cancer. Dr. Stone influenced countless lives in…
Record Year for the Jimmie ScrambleThe 33rd Annual Jimmie Scramble took place on Saturday, June 15th at Jamestown Country Club. The Friday night shootout had…
Recent

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
99%
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1

Utility