Eat at State News

Student getting a meal at Holmes Dining Hall
This article includes dining hours as well as quick links to key websites that Spartans may find useful as they transition into fall semester.
Guest using a sanitation station in Holmes Dining Hall

Throughout the summer, MSU Culinary Services (CS) has continued to assess the needs of our Spartan community, closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and communicating changes with students and guests.

Cindy Baswell with Sparty

Cindy Baswell, manager of MSU Bakers, was honored as a 2020 recipient of the Jack Breslin Distinguished Staff Award. The award, presented annually to six university support staff members, is named in honor of Jack Breslin, who served MSU as a student leader, honored athlete, top administrator and steadfast advocate.

Student volunteers during Clean Plates at State
Michigan State University was recently recognized with two gold awards for sustainability from the National Association of College and University Food Services. The awards recognize food procurement practices as well as outreach and education efforts.
Sous Chef Jordan Durkin and Registered Dietitian Gina Keilen
In early May, Michigan State University (MSU) was announced as the recipient of the 2020 Best Allergy Innovation Award from AllerTrain™. ​ A leading food allergy and gluten-free training program, AllerTrain™ by MenuTrinfo® recognizes industry leaders at the forefront of food allergy safety, education and service through their annual allergy awards.
Michigan State University (MSU) was recently named the No. 1 college and university dining program in the nation. The honor was given by FoodService Director, a non-commercial industry leader encompassing colleges and universities, business and industry, contract management, schools, healthcare senior living, correctional facilities and the military.
Sparty's and Thrive at Owen

Whether you're working from home or participating in virtual courses, mix up your Zoom background with images of some of your favorite dining spots on campus. Add some Spartan spirit to your virtual calls and meetings with these downloadable scenes!

To download:

The Rock on campus with the message "We're All in This Together"

Culinary Services is taking precautions to ensure guests are safe while they dine on campus.

Group photo of all student competitors

The annual Student Spartan Chefs competition was recently held at Brody Square. The evening of Feb. 18, five teams of two students each worked under a time crunch, with one hour to create and plate their dish.

Building on campus with bright flowers in front of it

Dining hours for spring break will be in effect Friday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, March 8, 2020. Brody Square, The Edge at Akers, South Pointe at Case and The Gallery at Snyder/Phillips remain open limited hours through March 8.

Please see our dining hours (PDF) for a complete listing for this time period. They are also posted at dining locations across campus.