Dining Services

Here’s what’s cooking: Order Thanksgiving baked goods from SMU Catering by Friday, Nov. 20, 2015

Thanksgiving cornucopiaSMU Catering can help with your holiday feast, offering a selection of pies, cakes, cookies and breads at favorable prices to make your Thanksgiving easier to enjoy.

Treats for 2015 include pumpkin, buttermilk and Jack Daniels pecan pies. Also available are Mexican chocolate cake, white chocolate pumpkin cheesecake, almond citrus cake, pear tart (featuring champagne-poached pears with frangipane filling) and pumpkin dip with gingersnaps.

The baked-goods menu also includes Mustang bread in both original and jalapeño cheese varieties.

For pricing information and to place your Thanksgiving order, call SMU Catering at 214-768-2368, or fax your order to 214-768-2366 and include your contact phone number. Visa, MasterCard and checks (payable to SMU Catering) are accepted.

Thanksgiving dessert order forms are also available in several on-campus food outlets.

All orders and payments must be turned into SMU Dining Services in 101 Umphrey Lee Center by 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20. All prices include tax.

Thanksgiving baked goods are for pick-up only. Orders will be available Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 23-24 until 3 p.m. in the SMU Catering office, 101 Umphrey Lee Center.

By | 2015-11-06T12:31:56+00:00 November 6, 2015|Categories: News, Save the Date|Tags: , , , , |

Some SMU outlets open for business during Spring Break 2015

Stock photo of an Open sign in a shop windowSpring Break 2015 is here, and many campus food stops will take a brief vacation, too. But some will remain open for limited hours to serve those who are still on campus.

SMU Dining Services reports Spring Break hours for the following food and retail outlets:

  • eS MUcho, The Market, Hughes-Trigg Student Center – open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, March 9-13
  • The Market, Hughes-Trigg Student Center – open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, March 9-13
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels, ground floor, Fincher Building – open 9:30 a.m.-8:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday, March 9-12

Find all March 2015 dining hours at smudining.com

Thanksgiving treats from SMU Catering: Order by Nov. 21, 2014

Thanksgiving cornucopiaToo rushed for holiday baking? SMU Catering has a selection of pies, cakes, cookies and breads to make your Thanksgiving feast easier to prepare.

Treats for 2014 include pumpkin, pecan and buttermilk pies. Also available are Mexican chocolate cake, white chocolate pumpkin cheesecake, almond citrus cake, Pumpkin Decadence (gingerbread cake topped with pumpkin mousse and pumpkin ale sauce) and pumpkin dip with gingersnaps.

The Thanksgiving menu also includes Mustang bread, in both original and jalapeño cheese varieties.

For pricing information and to place your Thanksgiving order, call SMU Catering at 214-768-2368, or fax your order to 214-768-2366; include your phone number if you plan to pay with a credit card. Visa, MasterCard and checks (payable to SMU Catering) are accepted.

All orders and payments must be turned into SMU Dining Services in 101 Umphrey Lee Center by 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21. All prices include tax.

Thanksgiving baked goods are for pick-up only. Orders will be available Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 24-25 until 3 p.m. at the bakery in RFoC, Umphrey Lee Center.

By | 2014-11-19T11:36:17+00:00 November 19, 2014|Categories: News, Save the Date|Tags: , , , |

SMU dedicates new Residential Commons complex

On Friday, May 9, 2014, SMU dedicated its new Residential Commons complex, enabling all first-year and sophomore students to live on campus and launching the Residential Commons (RC) model campus-wide. The RC model will be implemented campuswide during the Fall 2014 term.

The $146 million complex is the largest capital project in SMU’s history and part of a larger initiative to enhance students’ living and learning experience. New facilities for the nine-acre Commons complex include five residence halls – Armstrong CommonsKathy Crow CommonsCrum CommonsLoyd Commons and Ware Commons – as well as the Anita and Truman Arnold Dining Commons and the 800-space Mustang Parking Center. The complex will provide campus housing for an additional 1,250 SMU students, enabling nearly 2,750 students to live on campus.

The dedication of the Residential Commons complex “signifies an exciting new chapter in SMU history,” said SMU President R. Gerald Turner. “Each Commons is designed to seamlessly combine the intellectual and social aspects of University life, a concept that will be implemented campuswide in the fall. We are grateful to six generous families for transforming the SMU campus experience.”

Residential Commons facts and video video

Lead gifts of $30 million in total giving have been provided by Liz Martin Armstrong ’82 and Bill Armstrong ’82, Anita Ray Arnold and Truman Arnold, Katherine Raymond Crow ’94 and Harlan R. Crow, Sylvie P. Crum and Gary T. Crum ’69, Penny R. Loyd and Paul B. Loyd Jr. ’68, and Richard Ware ’68 and family.

Each five-story Commons in the new complex will be home to 250 students, a residence life director and a faculty member in residence.  The faculty member will serve as mentor and intellectual leader of the community, and has the opportunity to teach a class or host study sessions in the classroom included in each Commons.

Read more from SMU News

 

Order Thanksgiving treats from SMU Catering by Nov. 22, 2013

Thanksgiving cornucopiaThe holidays are here again, and once again SMU Catering is creating a selection of pies, cakes, cookies and breads to make your Thanksgiving feast that much easier to prepare.

This year’s treats include pumpkin, apple streusel, chocolate icebox and Jack Daniel’s chocolate chunk pecan pies. Also available are Mexican chocolate cake, white chocolate pumpkin cheesecake, fig masala cheesecake and pumpkin dip with gingersnaps.

The bakery also offers original Mustang bread and jalapeño cheese Mustang bread on its Thanksgiving menu.

For pricing information and to place your Thanksgiving order, call SMU Catering at 214-768-2368. Visa, MasterCard and checks (payable to SMU Catering) are accepted. The order deadline is 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22. All prices include tax.

Thanksgiving baked goods are for pick-up only and will be available Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 25-26 until 3 p.m. in Umphrey Lee Center.

By | 2013-11-21T14:22:05+00:00 November 20, 2013|Categories: News, Save the Date|Tags: , , |

Summer hours for SMU outlets start during May Term 2013

Stock photo of an Open sign in a shop windowSummer’s here, and so are summer hours for SMU dining outlets. Yet some University food stops will be open for business during May Term 2013 – SMU Dining Services has a summary of hours, dates and locations for outlets that are ready to serve for the rest of the month. Download a May 2013 schedule in Excel format from Dining Services, and watch SMU Forum and SMUDining.com for more Summer Session hours.

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Open for lunch: SMU outlet hours during Spring Break 2012

Stock photo of an Open sign in a shop windowSpring Break 2012 is here, and many campus food stops will take a brief vacation, too. SMU Dining Services has a complete summary of hours, dates and locations for the outlets that will be open for limited hours during the March hiatus. Download a March 2012 schedule in Excel format from Dining Services.

Visit SMU Dining Services at smudining.com

By | 2012-03-12T14:23:53+00:00 March 12, 2012|Categories: Calendar Highlights, News|Tags: , , |

Whose cuisine reigns supreme? Find out at SMU Iron Chef 2011

SMU Iron Chef 2 logoMentors from SMU Dining Services and student culinary teams from The Art Institute of Dallas, Collin College and Le Cordon Bleu will provide dinner and a show in a Hilltop version of Kitchen Stadium during the second annual SMU Iron Chef Competition.

The culinary battle takes place 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in RFoC @ Lee, Umphrey Lee Center, and is open for public viewing. SMU faculty, staff and students with meal plans can use a meal swipe or pay $9.25 plus tax at the door.

Teams will build menus, work on a food and decorating budget, and – true to format – create at least one dish using a “mystery ingredient” to be revealed during the contest. Awards will be voted on by students as well as a panel of judges.

For more information, contact Phil DeMeo, SMU Dining Services marketing manager, at 214-768-1494.

> Visit SMU Dining Services online

Let’s do lunch: Campus outlets open during Winter Break 2010-11

Stock photo of 'Open' sign in shop windowStill on campus? Selected SMU food and beverage outlets will keep limited hours during the 2010-11 Winter Break. All outlets will be closed on University holidays. For a complete schedule of hours and dates, download the list (Excel format) from SMU Dining Services. Click the December and January tabs at the bottom to find outlets and hours for the break period.

> Learn more at smudining.com

By | 2010-12-14T12:00:27+00:00 December 14, 2010|Categories: Calendar Highlights, News|Tags: , , , |

RFoC to offer special Commencement lunch buffet May 15

Stock photo of vegetables in a basketSMU Dining Services celebrates the University’s class of 2010 with a special Commencement buffet, to be served 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 15 at RFoC in Umphrey Lee Center.

Salads, wraps, broiled entrees and vegetarian options are among the dishes on the menu, and attendees can toast the graduates with sparkling grape juice. The dessert assortment will include a chocolate fountain and congratulations cake.

The guest price for adults is $17.99. SMU faculty and staff members receive a $2 discount, and new graduates eat for free with the purchase of a guest meal. The cost is $8.99 for children 10 and under; children under 3 eat free.

Reservations are recommended. RSVP to 214-768-2367.

> Find a Commencement buffet menu at smudining.com

By | 2010-05-14T14:45:16+00:00 May 14, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |
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