December 2, 2009

Crunch Time!

Finals are almost here so Blugold Dining has planned a couple of ways to help you get your studying hours in and consume some brain food. First of all, we will start late night studying in Hilltop Food Court Monday, December 7th with free coffee available the last three hours it is open. There are plenty of tables to spread your books out, free wi-fi and it is the perfect place to grab great snacks to fuel you through the night. The Hilltop Food Court will be open December 7-10 and 14-15 until midnight and will stay open until 10pm December 11-13th for you convenience.

The Annual Night Owl Breakfast will be taking place at Riverview Café Monday, December 14th from 9pm to 1am. Refuel after your first round of finals Monday night with some scrambled eggs, french toast, sausage and much more.

Lastly, make sure to swing by the Library Grounds on your way to the Library and take advantage of our coupons available at the Library Grounds counter. Add a free shot of espresso to any espresso drink, take $1.00 off any Grande house coffee, and $.50 off any bakery item with these coupons.

Good luck everyone. The semester is almost over and some of you are graduating soon and we just want you to know it was our pleasure serving you.

November 20, 2009

Riverview Dinner Hours Extended

Due to discussions in the Dining Committee the Riverview Café will be extending the main entrée for dinner from 8 to 9pm starting November 30th. Riverview will also be lowering the cost of late night dining after 9pm to the lunch rate of $5.69 for cash and $5.12 for Blugold and Declining Balance. If you are interested in voicing your opinion or just curious about what goes on in the Dining Committee; join us Thursdays at 4pm in the Potawatomi Room (unless specified otherwise) in the Davies Center.

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New To-Go Program

Starting November 30th Blugold Dining will introduce a new environmentally friendly to-go program in the cafeterias. The new to-go program conforms to the goals of the strategic plan of the University to become more green and sustainable. The Riverview Café will only be offering reusable to-go containers; no disposable containers will be available. The Terrace will offer both the reusable and the disposable containers. The disposable drink cup and cutlery set will still be available with the to-go containers. There is no cost for the reusable to-go container, but a small refundable deposit is required. Just bring your used container back and we will give you a new one. If you are done with your reusable to-go container, bring it back and you will be refunded your deposit. All deposits will be refunded based on the method of deposit. If you used your Blugold Card to pay for the deposit that is how you will be refunded. If you lose or damage the container your deposit will be forfeited.

The hours of the to-go program will be changing as well. The Terrace will have the to-go option until close every night and Riverview Café will have the reusable to-go container until 9pm. There will be no late night options in the cafeterias. The to-go option will remain at one to-go a day in both cafeterias. Please feel free to contact the Blugold Dining Office at 836-5261 or email us at if you have any questions about the new to-go program.

November 6, 2009

The 50/50 Block Meal Plan Recap

We had a couple of questions about the new 50/50 block plan that we would like to go over with you. The 50/50 block plan is a meal plan that gives you 50 cafeteria meal “swipes” and $50 to use in any retail dining location for only $300. This plan DOES roll over from year to year until you end your relationship with the university. The 50/50 Block Plan is available to all students living off campus. Chancellor’s Hall and all faculty. This is a great way for you to grab a meal when it is convenient for you. If you have any other questions about the 50/50 Block Plan or any of the other meal plans feel free to contact the Blugold Dining office at 836-5261 or contact the Blugold Card Office.

November 5, 2009

Monster Energy Drinks are Here!

The Hilltop Center C-store is excited to now offer Monster Energy Drinks. Try one of the kicking flavors like Nitrous Anti-Gravity or Java Loca Moca. Need that extra boost? Try Monster Energy with twice the potency of a regular energy drink. As with most energy drinks this is not recommended for children, pregnant women or people sensitive to caffeine.

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November 3, 2009

American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. “Pride in our heritage. Honor to our ancestors” is this year’s theme. Make sure to check out this link: The United States has over 4.3 million people who identify themselves as Native American. Los Angeles, CA is home to the largest number of American Indians with a population of 150,000+.

Join us for lunch in the Cafeteria to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month Wednesday, November 4th with some Cornish Hen with Wild Rice Stuffing and Whipped Butternut Squash and if you can’t make lunch join us for a special dinner in the cafeterias on Wednesday, November 18th. See you there!

October 29, 2009

$2.99 Terrace Breakfast Special

From November 2-6, The Terrace in Davies Center, will be offering breakfast for just $2.99! Our all-you-care-to-eat breakfast includes made-to-order omelets and breakfast scramblers, hot entrees and sides, cereal, fruit, yogurt, breakfast pastries and beverages. Breakfast hours are 7am – 9am.

October 22, 2009

Introducing the New Block Meal Plan

Blugold Dining is offering another Meal Plan option for students living off campus, Chancellor’s Hall and faculty – The 50/50 Plan. The 50/50 Plan provides you with 50 meal (swipes) to be used in either cafeteria for breakfast, lunch, dinner and theme meals plus $50 dining dollars for retail use. We know that you are busy with classes, work and other events. This plan gives you the convenience of a full meal anytime that you are on campus and a large variety of food to choose from.

Purchase this plan today for only $300. Unused meals and dining dollars roll over to the next semester. If you have any questions regarding The 50/50 Block Plan call us today at 715-836-5261. You can also find more information about the plan at the Blugold Card Office.

October 21, 2009

National Pretzel Day October 26th

Did you know that the average American eats two pounds of pretzels a year? Monday, October 26th is National Pretzel Day, so to celebrate we are offering $.50 off your pretzel purchase and some free samples at Pretzel Logic in the Hilltop Food Court, and in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Pretzel Logic will sprinkle pink salt on the pretzels.

Here are some fun facts about pretzels: The largest pretzel ever made was 40 lbs and measured 5 feet across. It was made in Pennsylvania where coincidentally the average annual pretzel consumption is 20 pounds per person. More than $550 million worth of pretzels are sold in the US annually; 80% are made in Pennsylvania, where the hard pretzel originated.

October 14, 2009

Take a tour with the Dulany

The Dulany would like to invite you to travel the world with your taste buds. First stop, Italy with some Chicken Saltimbocca or follow us east to try some Szechwan Beef with Broccoli. Maybe you just want some good ol’ Down Home Cooking with Oven Friend Chicken, Mashed Potatoes and Creamy Coleslaw. If you are adventurous, stop in on Thursdays for a different ethnic themed lunch every week. Our Executive Chef, Tim Grayson is eager to prepare some new and exciting entrees from his experiences around the globe. Look forward to some entrees you have never seen before and enjoy your old favorites. The new worldly menu rotation will start October 19th and will be posted online soon. Come experience The Dulany!

October 12, 2009

New Blu Plate Diner Specials

We have some great new Blu Plate Diner Lunch Specials for you to try. Our Executive Chef Tim worked closely with Steve and Gina in the Blu Plate Diner to come up with five great new entrees. Make sure and try the Chicken Creole over Dirty Rice Thursday, October 15th or the Texas Cheddar Open-Faced Meatloaf Sandwich on Friday, October 16th. The Chicken Cordon Bleu, Portobello Rustic Sandwich, and the Pork Loin with Onions, Peppers, Mushrooms and Port Wine Sauce are the three additional entrees to try as well. You can check out the Blu Plate Diner lunch specials at Enjoy!

October 6, 2009

Dulany Themed Buffets

Join us in the Dulany Thursday, October 8th for our 5th annual Sabor Latino Buffet in honor of Hispanic Heritage month. The Dulany will be serving several popular Hispanic entrees, side dishes, salads and desserts in a festive atmosphere. Seating is limited, so call the Blugold Dining office at 715-836-5261 to reserve your table early! We hope to see you there!

We also have our Spooktacular Halloween Buffet Friday, October 30th held in the Council Fire. Not far behind we have the Thanksgiving buffet Thursday, November 19th. These special lunch buffets are a must see and campus favorites so please be sure to make reservations.

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September 23, 2009

New Hours for SubConnection

You asked for it and you got it! SubConnection at the Hilltop Center Food Court will have new hours of operation. Starting Friday, September 25 SubConnection will open at 11am Monday – Friday and 12 noon on weekends. The closing times will remain the same.

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September 21, 2009

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage month started September 15, 2009 with Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua celebrating their independence. Mexico and Chile are not far behind celebrating their independence September 16 and 18. The estimated Hispanic population of the US as of July 1, 2008 is 46.9 million, making people of Hispanic origin nation’s largest ethnic minority. In honor of Hispanic Heritage month The Terrace and The Riverview Café will be preparing special meals featuring signature flavors of Chef Roberto Santibanez. There will be two dinners (September 23 and October 7) and two lunches (September 30 & October 14). Sign up at either cafeteria on the special meal dates to win a cookbook by Chef Roberto Santibanez. One cookbook will be given away at each cafeteria. Names will be drawn by Friday, October 16.

The Dulany will also be serving their annual “Sabor Latino!” lunch Thursday, October 8 from 11-2. Reservations are recommended. You may make your reservation today by calling the Blugold Dining office at 715-836-5261. Please make sure to call early as seating fills quickly. We hope to see you there!

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September 16, 2009

Talking Trash

Hopefully everyone is having a smooth first full week. All of you have probably noticed our many garbage receptacles around the dining areas. It may seem confusing at first, but please take the time to separate and throw your trash items in the appropriate bins. Signs with pictures and descriptions of what can be disposed of in each are located on top and on the front of the bins. All food scraps are compostable along with our eco-friendly paper plates, brown napkins, clear plastic cups, straws, utensils and salad to-go containers.

UWEC is proud to be selected as the first commercial composting site in Eau Claire and we are trying our best to become more environmentally responsible and conforming to our University’s strategic plan to become an eco-friendly operation. If you have any questions about what you can compost or recycle please let us know!

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September 9, 2009

Students, faculty and staff will find a number of exciting changes in our dining areas this fall.

In The Terrace, the seating capacity has been increased and new food options will be available beginning this semester. The a la carte dining area known as the Little Niagara Inn, which included Ultimate Baja and Salad Toss, now is incorporated into The Terrace, and its specialized menus are now part of the cafeteria.

Guests visiting The Terrace will find main entrees, exhibition cooking and a deli sandwich station in the main serving area along with ice cream and desserts. Soup, salad bar, cereal and beverages will be available next to the main seating area and our grill, pizza station and a new pasta bar will all be located in the Little Niagara Inn.

Marketplace, the food court on the lower level of Davies Center, also has been remodeled and will offer additional menu options formerly found in Ultimate Baja and Salad Toss. Intermezzos, the dining area centrally located in the Blugold Room, has been expanded to offer soups and a greater variety of sandwiches and other grab-and-go options for lunch patrons.

August 25, 2009

Welcome the New Executive Chef

Soon the campus will be buzzing with students again, back to UWEC for another exciting school year. Blugold Dining has made quite a few changes over the summer for you to explore. We will go into more detail about those changes in future blogs. We also want to take this time to welcome our new Executive Chef Tim Grayson. Chef Tim received his Masters Degree in Hotel and Hospitality Management from the prestigious, Ivy League Cornell University. He comes to us most recently from Rio De Janeiro, but calls Little Rock, Arkansas home. He currently owns a restaurant in Northern Brazil named Paladar, which means "Taste" in Portuguese. Tim began his diverse career at Walt Disney World in Orlando but has since worked worldwide and on several cruise ships. We look forward to experiencing Tim’s many culinary and cultural influences from the different countries he has explored along his culinary journey. Tim is married and has a daughter and granddaughter in Nashville, TN. Please join us all as we welcome Chef Tim Grayson to our campus.

July 22, 2009

New at Blu Plate Diner: Belgian Waffles

Made-to-order Belgian Waffles are now available at Blu Plate Diner in Marketplace. Our waffles are served with your choice of chocolate chips, blueberries or raspberries baked right in, or try a plain waffle topped strawberries and whipped cream or butter and syrup. Belgian Waffles plus all your favorite breakfast items are available all day long in Blu Plate Diner.

June 25, 2009

Marketplace Summer Salad Bar Returns June 29th

Starting Monday June 29th, the Marketplace Summer Salad Bar is back. The Salad Bar is open 10:30am to 2pm, Monday through Friday and features a large selection of fresh vegetables and dressings. Two soups are also available each day.

Visit the Blugold Dining website at for a complete list of our daily soups and other Marketplace specials.

June 16, 2009

Dining Options over Orientation

From coffee and lattes to fresh salads and subs, and even burgers and pizza, Blugold Dining has something delicious waiting for you over orientation! Start your day with a fresh coffee or espresso drink from Intermezzos Café and don’t forget to grab one of our delicious pastries, made right here on-campus at our Hilltop Center Bakery. Once you are ready for breakfast, stop into Blu Plate Diner for a made-to-order breakfast.

For Lunch, visit Marketplace for a toasted sandwich from SubConnection, a slice of homemade pizza from Enzo’s Italiano or one of our many entrees at Blu Plate Diner. Marketplace also has a large selection of grab and go beverages, bakery treats and salty snacks. On sunny days, visit our Brat Tent on the campus mall for a tasty grilled bratwurst, hotdog or hamburger!

Finally, for an afternoon pick-me-up, drop by Green Bean, our organic food market, for a quick snack or grab one of our frozen entrees to bring home for dinner!

June 5, 2009

Welcome to Orientation

Blugold Dining welcomes students and parents to Summer Orientation at UW-Eau Claire!

Please join us for lunch at one of our great dining locations such as Marketplace or The Terrace cafeteria in Davies Center. You can also grab a grilled bratwurst or burger from our Brat Tent and listen to some great music on the campus mall. Don’t forget to visit Intermezzos Café for your morning latte and stop by Green Bean, our organic market – both in Davies Center!

If you have any questions about the dining program at UW-Eau Claire please email us today!

May 19, 2009

Marketplace is Open!

Looking for your morning coffee or something for lunch? Marketplace is open featuring Blu Plate Diner, SubConnection and our Summer Salad Bar.

Blu Plate Diner will be open from 7:30am to 3pm featuring breakfast and lunch entrees, plus daily and weekly specials. SubConnection is open from 10:30am – 3pm with a large selection of hot and cold sandwiches. You can also create a salad with your choice of fresh ingredients at our popular Summer Salad Bar from 10:30am – 2pm.

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May 8, 2009

Use Your Meal Plan Dollars or Lose Them!

To make it easier for you to use up your remaining meal plan dollars, you can order bulk food items from Blugold Dining to take home with you. A bulk food order form is available on our website and has a number of items to choose from including chicken nuggets, brats, hamburgers, hotdogs, beverages and much more!

If you would like something that you don’t see listed, please contact the Hilltop Center Food Court manager Laura Karker at 836-3503 or by email at We have the ability to order hundreds items not listed on the attached form.

All bulk food orders are due Monday, May 11th at Noon.

If you have any questions please let me know! Good luck on finals and have a great summer!

May 4, 2009

Fall Semester Meal Plans

Looking for fast and healthy meals on campus? Sign up for a Fall semester Meal Plan today! We have a meal plan options suited for on-campus, off-campus and commuter students. All plans will allow you to dine at both The Terrace and Riverview Café, our all-you-care-to-eat dining rooms or at any of your favorite retail dining areas – dining on campus has never been so easy!

Sign up for a plan today, and your Meal Plan will be conveniently added to your Fall semester tuition statement.

Click here to view all the Meal Plan options and to purchase.

May 1, 2009

$2.99 Breakfast in The Terrace

From May 4-8, 2009 , The Terrace in Davies Center, will again be offering breakfast for just $2.99! Our all-you-care-to-eat breakfast includes made-to-order omelets and breakfast scramblers, hot entrees and sides, cereal, fruit, yogurt, breakfast pastries and beverages. Breakfast hours are 7am – 9am.

April 29, 2009

Local Food Buffet in The Dulany

The Dulany restaurant in Davies Center will host its final Local Food Buffet in honor of Earth Month on April 29, 2009 from 11am - 1:30pm.

Please visit our website at for a complete menu.

Reservations are suggested. Please call Blugold Dining at 836-5261.$8.05 per person.

April 22, 2009

Happy Earth Day!

Join us today as the University Centers Green Team presents “Practical Home Recycling – Do’s and Don’ts in Eau Claire County” featuring Eau Claire County Recycling Coordinator Jon Tulman.

Noon - 1pm – Arrowhead Room of Davies Center
4 - 5pm – repeat of noon session, Wisconsin Room of Davies Center

Other Upcoming Earth Month Events
April 23 – Earth Movie: “
Energy Crossroads”, with special guest Lori Snyder - P007, 7 - 9pm
April 25 – Earth Day Celebration - Owen Park, 11am - 6pm
April 28 – Panel Discussion: Climate Change - The Cabin, 5 - 6:30pm
April 29 – Local Food Buffet - The Dulany, 11am - 1:30pm

April 20, 2009

Steak Night in The Terrace and Riverview Cafe

All students, faculty and staff are invited to our next Steak Dinner on Wednesday, April 22nd in the Terrace and Riverview Café. We will be serving your choice of grilled steak, fried shrimp or chicken, plus side dishes, soup, salad bar and desserts. The dinner runs from 4:30 to 7:30 pm in Riverview Cafe and 4-7 pm at The Terrace. We hope to see you there!

April 13, 2009

Sustainable Food Panel Discussion

Students, faculty, staff and the general public are invited to attend a panel discussion focusing on sustainable food initiatives at UW- Eau Claire and the City of Eau Claire. The panel will be held Tuesday, April 14th at 5pm in the Presidents room of Davies Center.

Panelists will include Christian Wise (UW-Eau Claire Blugold Dining Services), Rick Beckler (Sacred Heart Hospital Hospitality Services), Dylan Thomas (UW-Eau Claire Campus Kitchens Project) and Aaron Ellringer (Just Local Food).

Organic popcorn will be served!

April 9, 2009

April Break Hours of Operation

Several Blugold Dining locations will be closed or open limited hours over April Break. Green Bean, Ultimate Baja/Salad Toss, The Dulany, Café a la Cart, Higherground and Library Grounds will be closed starting Friday and reopen on Monday. All other dining areas will have limited hours or be closed over the weekend. Click here to view a complete listing of our hours of operation or visit the Blugold Dining website at .

April 3, 2009

$2.99 Breakfast in The Terrace

From April 6th to 10th, The Terrace in Davies Center, will be offering breakfast for just $2.99! Our all-you-care-to-eat breakfast includes made-to-order omelets and breakfast scramblers, hot entrees and sides, cereal, fruit, yogurt, breakfast pastries and beverages. Breakfast hours are 7am – 9am.

March 31, 2009

Earth Month - Local Food Buffet in The Dulany

The Dulany restaurant in Davies Center will host three lunch buffets featuring local food items during the month of April. The buffets will be held April 1, 15 and 29 from 11am - 1:30pm.

The April 1, 2009 buffet will feature these locally grown foods:
Baby Back Ribs Crescent Meats Cadott, WI
Turkey Tenderloins Family Farms Eleva, WI
Assorted Cheese Blazer’s Comstock, WI
Potatoes Bushman Potato Galloway, WI
Wild Rice Gray Owl Bemidji, MN
Tomatoes Bushel Boy Owatonna, MN
Beets & Parsnips Fields & Sons Anoka, MN
Sparkling Apple Cider Pepin Heights Lake City, MN

Reservations are suggested. $8.05 per person.
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A complete list of Earth Month events
can be found online at:

March 26, 2009

Viennese Ball 2009 - Employment / Group Fundraising Opportunity

The Blugold Dining catering department is currently looking for students interested in working at the Viennese Ball, April 17 & 18, 2009.

This is a great opportunity to see the wonders of the ball and earn some extra money at the same time. Students can choose from an array of jobs including, but not limited to, cocktail wait staff, bartender, busser, bar runner, torte server, cashier, and deli attendant. There are also a variety of positions availablefor those looking to work behind the scenes.

The shifts tend to start in the early evening and run until clean up is completed. This is a great opportunity for a group fundraiser as well, and groups are encouraged to contact the Catering Director, Terri Knudtson at 836-2632 or, if they are interested in signing up or visit our office at 227 Davies Center, across from The Terrace.

March 23, 2009

New Vegan Options at Green Bean

Green Bean in Davies Center now carries several macro and vegan products from Karen & Sisters. We are currently featuring vegan chicken salad, vegan chicken lo mein, chickpea masala, sushi rolls, macro sushi, sweet and sour tofu or brown rice. Stop in today and see our huge selection this and other organic products! Green Bean is located next to the University Bookstore.

March 14, 2009

Spring Break Hours

A number of Blugold Dining locations will be closed or have limited hours as we get closer to Spring Break. On Wednesday, March 11th, Café a la Cart in the Haas Fine Arts Center will close and on Thursday, Café a la Cart in Hibbard Hall will close. Both Café a la Cart locations will reopen on Monday, March 23rd. Also on Thursday, Library Grounds will close for the duration of the break and the Hilltop Center Food Court will close one hour earlier at 11pm. On Friday, The Dulany and Higherground will be closed and a number of dining locations will be closing early. Intermezzo’s Café will close at 1pm, Marketplace at 3pm, Green Bean at 1pm, The Terrace at 1:30pm and the Hilltop Center Food Court at 8pm.

During Spring Break, Marketplace in Davies Center will be open featuring Blu Plate Diner, Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 3pm. On Sunday, March 22nd, The Terrace, Riverview Café, Marketplace and the Hilltop Center Food Court will reopen with limited hours.

For a complete listing of our Spring Break hours of operation, please visit the Blugold Dining website at

March 6, 2009

Freshly Baked Muffins at Café a la Cart

For a limited time, Café a la Cart in Hibbard Hall and the Haas Fine Arts Center will be offering a coffee and muffin combo featuring a 16 oz. Starbucks coffee and a freshly baked Texas muffin from our on-campus bakery for just $2.59! As always, both Café a la Cart locations feature beverages, bakery and a large selection of grab and go breakfast and lunch items including salads and sandwiches.

March 5, 2009

Soup and Salad Bar in Hilltop Center Food Court

Blugold Dining is pleased to announce the grand opening of our new soup and salad bar in the Hilltop Center Food Court. Customers can create their own salad from a rotating selection of fresh greens, vegetables and toppings. To celebrate our grand opening, we will be offering a combo meal featuring a small salad and bottle of the new Vitamin Water 10 for only $4.39! In addition, stop in and register to win a $50 or $25 Kohl’s Gift Card to be given away on Wednesday, March 11th! We hope to see you soon!

March 4, 2009

The Dulany St. Patrick’s Day Buffet

Make your reservations today for The Dulany St. Patrick’s Day buffet on Thursday, March 12th from 11 am to 1:30 pm. The menu includes Irish parsnip and apple soup, Dublin apple and bacon salad, shamrock salad, traditional Irish salad, Irish cabbage and potato slaw, Dublin corned beef and cabbage, colcannon, vegetarian Irish stew, grilled Rueben & Rachel sandwiches, savory red cabbage and red potatoes, baked parsnips, Dublin coddle and Irish soda bread.

A number of delicious desserts including Guinness Cake and Bailey’s Irish Cream Cheesecake will also be served. The buffet is $8.05 per person (plus tax). Reserve your seats early! Call the Blugold Dining office at 836-5261 for reservations today. Seating for large groups can be provided in nearby rooms.

February 25, 2009

New Weekend Hours in Marketplace

Starting this weekend, Marketplace will now be open the following hours: Saturdays from 12 Noon to 5pm and Sundays from 12 Noon to 8pm.

February 20, 2009

Mardi Gras Buffet in The Dulany

On Tuesday, March 24th, The Dulany will host a special Mardi Gras theme buffet. Featured entrees and sides include Jamaican chicken curry with papaya salsa, tilapia with mango tomato sauce, Creole meatballs, New Orleans crab cakes, sweet potato casserole, jerk barbecue chicken salad and much more!

The buffet is $8.05 (plus tax) per person and will be open from 11am to 1:30pm. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling the Blugold Dining office at 836-5261.

February 12, 2009

Upcoming Blugold Dining Specials - Week of February 16th-20th

Salad Special
All large salads from our salad bars in Little Niagara and the Hilltop Center Food Court will be on sale for just $3.99 all week. Each self-serve salad bars feature a variety of greens, vegetables and dressings. Hot soups are also available!

Parfait Bar
The Terrace Cafe will feature a create-your-own parfait bar from 7 to 9am, February 16-20th, in addition to our regular all-you-care-to-eat menu. The parfait bar will feature a variety of yogurts, fruits, nuts and other toppings. Cash price for breakfast is $4.90. Save 10% off the cash price when you pay with Blugold and University Diner’s Club.

February Theme Buffets in The Dulany
The Dulany will honor Black History Month with a special theme buffet on Thursday, February 19th and celebrate Fat Tuesday with a Mardi Gras theme buffet on Tuesday, February 24th. Make your reservations to attend one or both of these exciting buffets by calling the Blugold Dining office at 836-5261. Theme buffets are $8.05 per person. Space is limited, so make your reservations early by calling 836-5261.

February 11, 2009

Free Coffee Samples

Blugold Dining will be giving away free samples of Green Mountain coffee on Friday, February 13th from 7:45 to 10:15am. All students, faculty and staff are invited visit our sampling table which will be located outside of the library’s Garfield Avenue entrance.

February 6, 2009

New at Pacific Traders

You can now "Create Your Own Entree" at Pacific Traders in Marketplace. Each entree is made to order with your choice of meat or tofu, fresh vegetables and sauce. All entrees are served with your choice of white or brown rice. Pacific Traders is open weekdays from 10:30am to 2pm.

February 4, 2009

You are invited to The Dulany Valentine’s Day Buffet

This year’s buffet will feature carved London broil, BBQ ribs, zesty chicken, asparagus & Swiss quiche, shrimp cocktail, raspberry cloud salad, fruity spring mix salad, parsley buttered potatoes, cheesy potatoes, assorted desserts and much more!

$8.05 per person (plus tax). Reserve your seats early! Call the Blugold Dining office at 836-5261 today.

Seating for large groups can be provided in nearby rooms. Save time and purchase tickets in advance at our office.

January 27, 2009

Blugold Dining Composting Program

This January, Blugold Dining in partnership with Veolia Environmental Services, has become one of the first commercial facilities in Wisconsin to offer composting as an environmentally friendly, waste disposal alternative.

The composting program, which has been in development over the past several months, will conserve space in local landfills as well as reduce methane emissions by turning food and other waste materials into nutrient rich soil.

Compostable items include food scraps (no bones), Green Mountain coffee cups, lids and stir sticks, eco-friendly plates and napkins, and corn based soda cups, lids, straws, knives, forks and spoons. Other items such as soup and salad containers may be added to the list of compostable items as they become available.

Guests may dispose of food and several other compostable items in green composting containers located throughout Davies Center and Hilltop Recreation Center.

Steak Lunch

All students, faculty and staff are invited to our next Steak Lunch on Thursday, January 29th in the Terrace and Riverview Café. We will be serving your choice of grilled steak, fried shrimp or chicken, plus side dishes, soup, salad bar and desserts. The lunch runs from 10:30am to 1:30pm. We hope to see you there!

January 26, 2009

Welcome Back

Blugold Dining would like to welcome all students, faculty and staff back to UW-Eau Claire! We hope you had an enjoyable, relaxing break and wish you all the best for a great spring semester. As always, please do not hesitate to contact us with your questions, problems or comments. We are here to serve you!