Eat at State News

Chef Jason Ziobrowski

Chef Jason “Jay Z” Ziobrowski, CEC, from InHarvest is visiting MSU from Dec. 11-14, 2017. InHarvest is a premier provider of rice, rice blends, exotic grains and legumes to the world's top creative chefs, restaurants, schools, U.S. military and other foodservice partners.

Beaumont Tower

Beginning Sunday, Dec. 10, finals week dining hours will be in effect through Friday, Dec. 15. As you prepare to end the semester, enjoy extended hours at Sparty's located within residence halls to help keep you nourished.

Residential dining halls will remain open through 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15. Brody Square and The Edge at Akers will reopen from 5-7 p.m. for dinner and transition to winter break hours.

Spartan Signature Dining Napkins

Spartan Linen Services (SLS) is pleased to offer Spartan Signature Dining Napkins just in time for the holiday season! Napkins are American made, 100% spun polyester, giving them the feel of soft cotton. Each of the four 20” x 20” napkins included per package are highly durable and feature a woven Spartan helmet logo.

MSU Concessions Pig MAC

As we begin fresh seasons of men’s and women’s basketball, MSU Concessions is proud to introduce new venues and unique fare at the Breslin Student Events Center.

Culinary Throwdown

In addition to facing off on the football field, MSU and the University of Michigan (U-M) competed in the 3rd annual Culinary Throwdown on Saturday, Oct. 7. The cooking challenge featured three rounds of competition, with student chefs, sous chefs and executive chefs from each school developing an innovative dish to present to judges.

The Culinary Services (CS) Food Committee is a partnership between CS and various students and groups across campus. It provides an opportunity for insights, ideas and comments to be brought forward, and for students to learn more about what's happening in CS.

Try us Tuesdays

Throughout October, eat lunch for $6.75 in any residential dining hall on Tuesdays! If you're on the fence about purchasing a dining plan, this is a great opportunity to give us a try and see if purchasing a plan is right for you.

Save $3.75 at the door for lunch with this offer at any hall across campus from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Offer is not valid with an MSU dining plan or at Riverwalk Market at Owen Hall.

1855 Place

We are pleased to announce that Michigan State University (MSU) Culinary Services is moving to a new office location. On Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, our team will transition from West McDonel Hall to 1855 Place. Our new address will be 550 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48823.

Eid at State Dinner

On Sept. 21, Culinary Services (CS) co-hosted a dinner at The Vista at Shaw in honor of Eid ul Adha, the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year. This significant holiday commemorates accomplishment and serves as a reminder of when Ibrahim (Abraham) was willing to sacrifice his son to God, according to Islamic belief. Eid ul Adha is celebrated with family, parties and traditional food.

Rita Lyon and other bakers prepare Gwen's Bagels

For the ninth consecutive October, MSU Bakers is supporting National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Gwen’s Bagels. These plump, pink bagels with dried cranberries help celebrate breast cancer survivors and honor the memory of victims. Every bagel is made from scratch and baked fresh by MSU Bakers’ Rita Lyon, whose mother Gwen (the namesake of the bagels) passed away in 1972 of breast cancer.