The Observer

Students and Bon Appétit communicate directly at food forum

USG representatives made several suggestions to Bon Appétit in a recent food forum.

Hilda Yang, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016

On Nov. 9, the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) had a food forum with Bon Appétit. The purpose of this forum was to facilitate communication between students and the staff of Bon Appétit Management and to improve the dining environment on campus. Representatives from USG made several sugges...

Changes coming to Tomlinson, Starbucks and Fribley

The Village Starbucks and Tomlinson Hall will both be undergoing considerable changes before the upcoming Fall semester.

March 25, 2016

This week we sat down with Jim O’Brien, resident district manager for Bon Appétit, Beth Kretschmar, marketing manager for Bon Appétit and Beth Nochomovitz, director of auxiliary services to talk about the future of dining on Case Western Reserve University’s campus. Expansions at the Village...

Discounts returning to the NRV Starbucks

The discounts will be available during limited hours on Mondays and Thursdays, days chosen to bookend students' weeks.

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

January 29, 2016

Discounts will be returning to the Starbucks in the Village at 115th, but only during happy hour. The discount, which will make any handcrafted espresso beverage only $2.50 with your own mug, will be available during “green hours” on Mondays from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and Thursdays from 7:30 to 9:30...

Dunkin’ Donuts to offer meal swipe options

The new Dunkin Donuts is run by Bon Appetit, though it has the same menu as other Dunkin Donuts locations.

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

January 27, 2016

Donut freak out, but for the next month, students will be able to use their portable meal swipes at the new Dunkin’ Donuts on Euclid. “It’s an initiative to promote awareness to the new Dunkin’ Donuts,” said Beth Kretschmar, Marketing Manager for Bon Appétit. “It’s also a way for Bon...

Students can now use three meal swipes per week outside of the dining halls

While students can now use three meal swipes per week at locations in the TVUC, Denny’s All Nighter and Tomlinson, there is still a limit of one per week at The Jolly Scholar.

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

January 22, 2016

Meal swipe options are expanding, with students now able to use three of their meal swipes per week at locations besides Fribley Marché and Leutner Commons. Students were previously allowed to use two of their meal swipes per week at locations in the Tinkham Veale University Center and Denny’s...

CWRU runs on Dunkin

The new Dunkin Donuts is run by Bon Appetit, though it has the same menu as other Dunkin Donuts locations.

Adithi Iyengar, Copy Editor

January 15, 2016

Earlier this month, a full-service Dunkin’ Donuts opened next to the Case Western Reserve University Bookstore. It replaced the Starbucks which had previously been there, less than half a mile from two other Starbucks locations. Although it is run by Bon Appétit Management Company, the Dunkin'...

Dunkin’ Donuts taking over Barnes and Noble Café

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

November 3, 2015

Dunkin’ Donuts will take the place of the Starbucks at the Barnes and Noble Café on Euclid Ave. The shop is expected to have a grand opening at the beginning of the spring semester, with a possible soft opening towards the end of December. The Starbucks closed on Oct. 30, with a sign placed outside sayi...

CWRU aims to increase consumption of “real food”

Julia Bianco, Director of Web & Multimedia

October 30, 2015

Case Western Reserve University is aiming to have 30 percent “real food” by 2020 through a partnership with Slow Food at CWRU, Bon Appétit and the Real Food Challenge (RFC). RFC is a nationwide effort for colleges to move at least 20 percent of the money spent on food in dining halls to “real...

Whether ‘grabbing’ or ‘bagging,’ lunch now without plastic bags

Kushagra Gupta and Aneeka Ayyar

October 30, 2015

The typical beacon of a student’s Grab It! or Bag It! lunch is the plastic bag. Due to over a year of efforts by the Student Sustainability Council (SSC), that has now changed. On Wednesday, Oct. 21, Grab It! and Bag it! stopped offering plastic bags and students instead have had the option of...

Terrific tacos take over Tomlinson

Eddie Kerekes, Contributing Reporter

August 28, 2015

Crunch. The hard taco shell crumbled in my mouth quickly followed by the infusion of flavor from various meats, spices and vegetables. It was not the best taco I ever had, but it came pretty close. You know a taco is great when the delicious taste stays with you after you’ve finished, and I was tasting...

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