Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 69

Michigan State University Culinary Services

halls and completing $140 million in
renovations to its remaining facilities.
Renovations were completed in 2014.
"When we were planning the renovations, we saw that even though we were
serving great food, it was in an environment that was very dated," Procopio
says. "You can have great food on the
center of your plate, but if you're eating in a dark room, it doesn't make for a
good experience."
In addition to the renovations, the
dining halls extended their hours to 7
a.m. to midnight daily, and each dining
hall began offering a distinct menu. For
example, one of the halls, dubbed "The
Edge," includes a Tandoori oven offering authentic Indian and global fare.
Dishes are planned and prepared in
part by the university's staff of 16 professional chefs.
"We call this 'destination dining,'"
Procopio says. "We have created different experiences in our nine dining halls
because we wanted students to have the
opportunity to experience foods from
different cultures. We want to break up
the boredom of students who dine with
us every day."

MSU Culinary Services in recent
years has added a number of dietary
options for students with allergies as
well as students with faith-based diets.
This includes designating two sites as
nut and peanut allergy friendly zones,
where peanuts and tree nuts are not
served in any meal. "All of our fulltime employees, including myself, go
through a food management certification and allergen training program," he
adds. The university also offers kosher
and halal options.
The department's plans include expanding its concession offerings in the
Breslin Student Events Center, a multipurpose athletic and events space now
being renovated. Expansion plans include adding ranges, flattop grills and
other equipment to several concession
stands, which will allow the preparation of new and different food items.
"In the past, we've been limited in our
preparation methods at concessions,
such as only being able to boil hot dogs
and bake pizza on site," Procopio says.
"Now, we'll be able to offer a more
complex menu." Additionally, a sous
chef will be joining the concession

team to oversee the menu offerings.
Renovations are slated for completion
in August.
The department in 2017 will also
open a 5,000-square-foot urban market near a new student apartment complex. The marketplace concept will
provide a full offering of products including produce, meats, dairy and specialty items. A deli and grill will offer
customers salads, sides and hot and
cold entrée selections. The Combo-XChange program will also be available
for students to utilize. "We haven't attempted anything at this size or scale
before," he adds.
Procopio called the new concept an
exciting venture for the MSU Culinary
Services department. "Developing a
grocery store concept has new and different challenges than we've encountered previously with our convenience
stores," he says. "Special project teams
within the division have come together
to offer their expertise and ensure this
is a successful venture. When we open
next August, we anticipate serving students and staff as well as community
members who live nearby."

MSU Culinary Services has increased its retail sales from $4,500 annually to $14 million after combining its retail and dining functions. <<

food & drink international * spring 2017 volume 1 * www.fooddrink-magazine.com

69


http://www.fooddrink-magazine.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1

Contents
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - Cover1
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - Cover2
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 1
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - Contents
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 3
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 4
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 5
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 6
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 7
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 8
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 9
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 10
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 11
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 12
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 13
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 14
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 15
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 16
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 17
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 18
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 19
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 20
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 21
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 22
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 23
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 24
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 25
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 26
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 27
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 28
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 29
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 30
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 31
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 32
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 33
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 34
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 35
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 36
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 37
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 38
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 39
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 40
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 41
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 42
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 43
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 44
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 45
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 46
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 47
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 48
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 49
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 50
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 51
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 52
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 53
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 54
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 55
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 56
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 57
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 58
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 59
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 60
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 61
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 62
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 63
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 64
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 65
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 66
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 67
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 68
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 69
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 70
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 71
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 72
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 73
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 74
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 75
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 76
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 77
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 78
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 79
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 80
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 81
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 82
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 83
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 84
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 85
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 86
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 87
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 88
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 89
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 90
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 91
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 92
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 93
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 94
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 95
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 96
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 97
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 98
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 99
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 100
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 101
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 102
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 103
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - 104
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - Cover3
Food & Drink International - Spring 2017 Volume 1 - Cover4
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol19_issue4a
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol19_issue3
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol19_issue3b
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol19_issue3A
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol19_issue2
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol19_issue2b
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol19_issue2a
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol19_issue1
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol19_issue1a
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/youngsmarketco
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol18_issue4
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol18_issue3
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol18_issue2_2
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol18_issue2
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_vol18_issue1
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2017winter_v2
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2017winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2017fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2017summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2017springvol2
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2017springvol1
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2016wintervol2
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2016wintervol1
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2016fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/knighthouse/fd_2016summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2016spring
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2015winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2015fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2015summer2
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2015summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2015spring
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2014winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2014fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2014summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2014spring
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2013winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2013fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2013summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2013spring
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2012fallwinter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2012summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2012spring
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2012winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/phoenix/fd_2011fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_20110708
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_20110506
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_2011summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_2011spring
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_2010winter
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_2010fall
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_2010summer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_2010springsummer
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_2010spring
http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/businessmedia/fd_2010winterspring
http://www.nxtbookMEDIA.com