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Lamb Burger with Roasted Tomatoes

Michigan State University (MSU) Culinary Services was recently recognized by three national publications.

Sparty mascot at 30th anniversary event


EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University (MSU) Culinary Services (CS) hosted a celebration recognizing 30 years of the Sparty’s brand Tuesday, March 15. Sparty’s mini-market locations across campus featured food and beverage samples provided by campus vendor partners, and special anniversary cookies from MSU Bakers, plus a special photo opportunity with Sparty, MSU’s iconic mascot, at Brody Hall.

Kosher cuisine sign

MSU Culinary Services will be serving Kosher meals for Passover during lunch and dinner from sundown on Friday, April 15 through the evening of Saturday, April 23 at Brody Square and The Gallery at Snyder/Phillips. The meals will be served during lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and dinner from 5-9 p.m., while quantities last.

Tabouli Salad

On March 30, 2022, our Culinary Services team celebrated A Whole Day for Whole Grain. In addition to highlighting where guests could try various whole grains on campus that day, we shared a video series where our chefs featured whole grains and how they can be incorporated into recipes.

Freekeh Breakfast Bowl

Each year, the Oldways Whole Grains Council encourages people to sample whole grains and experience their diverse flavors and health benefits. For 2022, the organization has put a new spin on the observance, renaming it A Whole Day for Whole Grain to inspire more people to eat whole grains and incorporate them into recipes.

Ramadan decorations

Spartans observing Ramadan will have dining options available from MSU Culinary Services. Four of our residential dining halls on campus will offer prepackaged breakfast options and dinner selections.


State Room logoMSU Culinary Services is proud to offer a new dining experience for the campus community.

Thrive at Owen
MSU Culinary Services received a grand prize from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) to recognize Thrive at Owen, our allergen-free dining hall.
The Vista at Shaw

MSU Culinary Services continues to evaluate the needs of our campus community and how we may best serve Spartans with our current challenges due to COVID-19. Like other schools and universities across the country, we are experiencing severe staffing shortages. Many businesses in the local area and around the country are hiring. We are all competing for the same available talent.

The Workshop at STEM

Michigan State University (MSU) Culinary Services introduced a new dining option on campus Sept. 1. Located in the STEM Teaching and Learning Facility, The Workshop offers a unique service model and menu, creating excitement and value for the campus community.