1920 Commons on 15 March 2021. Credit score: Ana Glassman

Penn Eating has initiated a number of new modifications to its eating rooms and meals choices, in line with a Jan. 17 e-mail.

Director of Enterprise and Hospitality Companies Pam Lampitt wrote in an e-mail to the Each day Pennsylvanian that these modifications come from scholar suggestions in a wide range of methods.

Lampitt wrote within the We Heard You letter that the modifications are “primarily based on survey outcomes, discussions with the eating advisory board and ongoing scholar suggestions.”

These modifications, which are available in response to outcomes from the Fall Eating Survey, embrace smoothies at breakfast, all-day breakfast sandwiches at Connoisseur Grocer, extra peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and extra made-to-order pasta.

Morning smoothies will likely be accessible Monday by means of Friday at Hill Home and 1920 Commons. Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have been “some of the requested gadgets” within the Fall Eating Survey. In return, Connoisseur Grocer could have extra meals to share. Lastly, made-to-order pasta will likely be accessible extra usually on the Hill Home, 1920 Commons and Kings Courtroom English Home exhibition stations.

In keeping with Lempit, lunchroom program modifications in response to survey outcomes rely upon the college semester.

“Adjustments at first of the spring semester are sometimes gadgets that may be rapidly ready from the outcomes of our fall lunch survey, reminiscent of including menu gadgets,” Lempit wrote. “Main program modifications for the subsequent tutorial yr will typically start within the fall.”

Lampitt pointed to the creation of the Meals Trade Program as a earlier instance of bigger program modifications that Penn Eating is initiating over the summer time for the autumn semester.

In spring 2022, Penn Eating expanded meal-sharing choices, offered extra vegetarian and vegan eating choices, and prolonged hours at McClelland primarily based on the outcomes of the autumn 2021 eating survey. Expanded meals sharing choices have been phased in all through the Houston market, which incorporates La Plancha, Houston Grill, thirty fourth Avenue Carvery, Penn Pi and The Market Cafe.

Joe’s Cafe and Accenture Cafe additionally launched cold and warm seize n’ go choices within the fall 2021 eating survey. McClelland additionally responded by extending their hours to 5pm on Fridays.

Penn Eating will likely be saying extra menu choices within the coming weeks.

In keeping with Lempit, the response from patrons of Penn’s eating corridor to the We Heard You initiative has been constructive. She additionally wrote that college students are inspired to proceed offering suggestions on the eating expertise after the surveys have been despatched out.

“College students are welcome to publish solutions on our remark board at any time, and we encourage our diners to share suggestions a few specific cafe immediately with the supervisor of that location,” Lempit wrote.

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