Luncheon in honor of National Native American Heritage Month to be held Tuesday, Nov. 13 in Cloud Commons

In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) will be hosting author and poet, Heid E. Erdrich on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cloud Commons located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Chef Corey will be doing a cooking demo with her, using the Global Kitchen station in the Marketplace to feature items from her cookbook, “Original Local, Ingenious Foods, Stories and Recipes.” This luncheon is open to the public and is available for the regular cost of dining in the Marketplace for $6.75, plus tax.

Menu will include:
  • Pumpkin Bangs (Pumpkin Frybread)
  • Butternut Chowder
  • Small Game Bird in Wild Berry Pepper Sauce
  • Rita Erdrich’s Manoomin (Wild Rice)
  • REZ Water Pickles
  • Sunseed Cornmeal Cookies
  • Crimson Clover Iced Tea

 

NEW: Gluten-free snack shelves in the Garden Cafe

As a result of the focus groups last fall, Chartwells is responding with gluten-free snack shelves located next to beverage coolers in the Garden Cafe. Look for Glutino Snack bars, Glutino Covered pretzels, Blue Diamond Nut Thins (cheddar/ranch) and Mary’s Real Thins (sea salt/garlic rosemary). Also on the menu… Udi’s gluten-free bagels and muffins located in the “On the Go” cooler.

This week at Garden Cafe: Latin-themed lunch menu (and soups and salad)

The Garden Cafe has daily lunch specials all week.

Entrees:
Tuesday: Taco Bar
Wednesday: Pork Carnitas, Tostone, Rice
Thursday: Nacho Bar
Friday: Build-Your-Own Burrito Bowl

Soups:
Tuesday: Chicken Tortilla & Cheesy Broccoli
Wednesday: Beef Pepper Pot & Tarragon Mushroom
Thursday: Creamy Chicken and Rice & Carrot Ginger
Friday: Split Pea with Ham & Corn Chowder

A build-your-own salad bar is also available daily.

Kwik Trip on University Ave., is new off-campus merchant to accept Pass Points

The University Union welcomes Kwik Trip, located on University Ave. next to Festival Foods, as the newest off-campus merchant. Students, faculty and staff can use Pass Points as payment for fuel and convenience store purchases (gift cards, alcohol, cigarettes and lottery tickets excluded).  While there, be sure to ask about the Kwik Rewards program. Please visit the University Union’s website for more information about Pass Points and to see a list of all current off-campus merchants.

Pop-up Farmer’s Market next week

Dining Services will be holding a Pop-Up Farmer’s Market next week Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Market will be outside the Cloud Commons in the hallway across from the The Phoenix Bookstore in the University Union. A variety of seasonal produce and locally sourced sweets and treats will be available for purchase. The market will also host a free Door County Coffee and Tea Co. tasting for students, faculty and staff to sample the new Fall flavors. They will be selling caramel apples and using the proceeds to buy items for the Campus Cupboard.

Free stainless steel mug and coffee and soda refills with a FAST meal plan

Coming later this month will be enrollment information for faculty and staff to purchase a FAST Meal Plan for the fall semester. With these plans, you can get meals in the Marketplace inside Leona Cloud Commons for as low as $5.73/meal (FAST 75 Plan) or Transfer/Trade meals from the various retail locations throughout campus. Your FAST meals and points do not expire until used. As an added benefit to the great meals, purchasers of the FAST 75 plan receive a free stainless steel reusable mug that includes unlimited refills of coffee and soda (through Dec. 20, 2017), FAST Points, and a reusable to-go container (allows for take-out meals from the Marketplace). Other plans will be available including FAST 50 and FAST 25 plans as well as FAST points. These plans are sponsored by campus dining partner Chartwells. To enroll, watch for a future message in HR Connect, the Log, or direct email. Direct your questions about these plans to Rick Warpinski, Director, University Union, Ext. 2090 or warpisnr@uwgb.edu.

 

Campus personnel welcome to dine with campers

Chartwells has provided the menu items for next week in the Cloud Commons. Find the full menu here and hours and pricing here. We’ve listed the main entrees:

Monday, July 10
Lunch: Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Ziti with Marinara
Dinner: General Tso’s Chicken

Tuesday, July 11
Lunch: Southwest Turkey Taco Meat, Cilantro Lime Rice
Dinner: Spaghetti with Marinara, Spaghetti with Turkey Meat Sauce

Wednesday, July 12
Lunch: Pork Sandwich, Better Mac & Cheese
Dinner: Hamburger, Gardenburger

Thursday, July 13
Lunch: Sloppy Joe Sandwich, Garden Hummus Wrap
Dinner: Lasagna, Veggie Lasagna

Friday, July 14
Lunch: Fish Sandwich, Roasted Potatoes, Tuscany-Style Pasta
Dinner: Cheese Pizza, Pepperoni Pizza