Vista Grande Express, a restaurant in the Vista Grande dining complex, has begun using reusable containers as of Oct. 20, sparing over 500,000 single-use containers from the waste stream each year, according to Campus Dining. “The more times the container is reused, the more sustainable it becomes,” Campus Dining wrote on their website. “The container […]
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“Eating just to be alive”: Cal Poly students share meal situations in isolation
For students isolated in off-campus hotel rooms, it costs $30 a day to eat. Returning to on-campus from winter break resulted in a sudden omicron spike among Cal Poly students, leading to the administration moving students who tested positive to off-campus hotel rooms for isolation. To add to the list of struggles of being isolated […]
Students with dietary restrictions ‘struggling to get a good meal’ at Cal Poly Dining
Cal Poly students with dietary restrictions have expressed dissatisfaction with the limited dining hall options, resulting in students compromising healthy meals to attend class and others facing food insecurity. Biochemistry junior Maile Gardner follows a vegan diet and has found that the lack of options has made it difficult to find consistent meals. “I feel […]
Campus Dining wait times increase as school year begins
As the 2021-22 school year ramps up, so does the demand for Campus Dining. However, this demand has been met with complaints from students regarding long wait times through the Grubhub app that some students attribute to a staff shortage. Grubhub opened up its services to Cal Poly students during the 2019-20 school year as […]
New Vista Grande dining complex opening pushed back a fourth time
The long-awaited Vista Dining Complex opening has been pushed back again after continuous delays.
Here are the restaurants opening in the new Vista Grande dining complex
Students will find six dining venues, including Balance Café, Hearth, Streets, Noodles, Brunch and a dessert location.
New Vista Grande dining complex opening pushed back a third time
Cal Poly’s Vista Grande Dining Complex is set to open at the start of Spring 2020.
New executive chef brings Las Vegas experience to Campus Dining
Marine Corps Veteran Rensford Abrigo is filling a position left by Chris Dunham and is now the new Campus Dining executive chef. Abrigo studied at the Culinary Institute of Las Vegas. He then worked in Las Vegas for nine years at Ceasar’s Palace, the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino, Aureole, Charlie Palmer Steak at the […]
Despite rain delays, Campus Dining projects new Vista Grande dining complex will open in fall 2019
Cal Poly’s new Vista Grande dining complex is still under construction, leaving many wondering if it will still open by Fall 2019. The construction started nine months behind schedule in 2017 and pushed the original opening from Fall 2018 to Fall 2019. Cal Poly Corporation communications specialist Aaron Lambert said the amount of rain received […]
With ASI sustainability resolution, Campus Dining will offer reusable dishes in new dining complex
The ASI Board of Directors has unanimously passed a sustainability resolution Feb. 20, strongly urging Campus Dining to use reusable dishes in their future dining locations.
New dining hall delayed a year to Fall 2019
The new Vista Grande dining hall is a year behind schedule, slated to open next Fall.