Care.Connection.Community through the Summer Food and Nutrition Program
Aug. 5, 2020
Care.Connection.Community through the Summer Food and Nutrition Program

How we are nourishing and enriching our community during the pandemic.

  About the Summer Food and Nutrition Program

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a food and nutrition pandemic, affecting several communities…

Care.Connection.Community A Letter to Our Students
May 29, 2020

Dear Students,

Congratulations on all of your accomplishments as we come to the end of the 2019-2020 Academic Year. My team and I were so grateful to be present for your time at Princeton and witness you celebrate so many milestone moments. During theme meals and special events, you partnered with us to develop fun and joyful…

Care.Connection.Community with Smitha Haneef
May 12, 2020
A message from Smitha Haneef

Dear Students, 

During reading period and exam time we are here and present for you. My colleagues from procurement, operations, culinary and service have been bringing to you their ingenious ideas. Snack bags during reading period and exams, birthday cupcakes, and diverse menus are a few of the ways we…

Care.Connection.Community with Dave Goetz
May 5, 2020
A message from Dave Goetz

While I miss going to Princeton and the personal interactions, I have been blessed with unexpected and serendipitous time with family. 

Social distancing has resulted in some comical and perplexing moments when the nurses assist my 98-year-old mother-in-law with her face-time conversations with my…

Care.Connection.Community with Chef James Park
April 30, 2020
A message from Chef James Park

During these trying times, my family and I would like to extend our hands in support to our students and community.

As we watch what is happening in the world and New Jersey, COVID-19 is on the news everywhere. It gets depressing…

Care.Connection.Community with Chef Dan Maher, CEC
April 29, 2020
Kohlrabi Slaw with Cilantro, Jalapeño, and Lime
From Chef Dan Maher, CEC Salad Ingredients

6 cups kohlrabi, peeled and thinly sliced 1 cup red onion, thinly sliced ½ cup red pepper, thinly sliced ½ of a jalapeño, minced ½ cup chopped cilantro, plus more for garnish ¼ cup chopped scallion zest of one orange,…
Care.Connection.Community with Chef Luis Cordero
April 28, 2020
A message from Chef Luis Cordero

First and foremost, we are very happy to be able to serve the students, ensuring that the food produced is being cared for from start to finish. We are also doing everything possible to minimize and control covid-19 and taking precautionary food handling methods throughout the day. Students should be at peace…

Care.Connection.Community with Greg Billows
April 27, 2020
A message from Greg Billows

Instead of looking at what was taken from you, look what has been given to you. Most of you have gone home. Enjoy your family. Play games, cook together, go for walks, hikes, or a bike ride. Reconnect and appreciate your family or the people you are with. You will look back at this time not only with sadness for…

Care.Connection.Community with Julie Badessa
April 26, 2020
A message from Julie Badessa

To the students we are feeding: I know this is an extremely difficult time for you. Please know it is our pleasure to feed you. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to ask.

To the university community: I hope you and your families are doing…

Care.Connection.Community with Violette Chamoun
April 25, 2020
A message from Violette Chamoun

Campus Dining Staff at Princeton University are and will always be a loving and caring family to its students, faculty and staff. Now during this unprecedented time we are more committed than ever before because we are all in this together. The challenge of the Coronavirus has provided many opportunities for…