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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!

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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.

munch app pulled up on an iPhone screen

MSU Culinary Services is pleased to share that a new app, munch [at MSU], has been launched for iOS users.

Prototype of dish room silverware sorting robot

A senior class of MSU engineering students began working with Culinary Services (CS) on a capstone project in fall semester 2019 focused on building a robot that can sort silverware in our dish rooms. The project has been assigned to Brody Square, with the plan that it can be expanded to other locations in the future.

Chef Kari with American Culinary Federation judges

Culinary Services chefs competed on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at McDonel Hall during an internal Culinary Challenge. Seven team members vied for the opportunity to represent MSU at the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Midwest Regional Conference.

Campus in winter

Dining hours for winter break are available at the link below as well as on our Dining Hours page.

Holiday dessert
In this blog post, junior Elana Lycos reflects on indulging in delicious treats from time to time and developing a healthy relationship with food through mindful eating.
SLS retail store

The Spartan Linen Services (SLS) retail store at the front of the Linen Services Building at 373 Service Road will undergo renovations during winter break. The team looks forward to new flooring, space for customers to try on clothing, updated shelving and more.