The Palo Alto, CA based on-site restaurant company, Bon Apétit Management Company, was recently announced as the new dining services provider for Colby. The announcement ended a longstanding agreement with current dining service provider, Sodexo. Bon Appétit was selected by a special advisory group which included students, faculty, and administrators. Bon Appétit was founded in 1987 with the mission of […]
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Colby has a reason to celebrate: we have thrown off the shackles of a corporate service company and replaced it with a genuine and highly regarded food service. Yes, as of July 1, Colby’s food and catering will be provided by the well-respected Bon Appétit. This new provider is committed to local food, sustainability, and the humane treatment of animals. […]
Following an announcement from Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Jim Terhune earlier this year stating that the College was “inviting proposals from dining services management companies,” three companies presented their proposals to the community this past week. Although six companies initially responded to the College’s Request for Proposal (RFP), the Bon Appétit Management Company, Sodexo USA, […]
On January 27, the Colby community received an Official Notice that the College will be re-evaluating its dining service management contract with Sodexo, which is set to expire this year. The email came jointly from Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students James Terhune and Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer Doug Terp, who wrote, “as […]
As was recently announced in a campus-wide email there will soon be a student-run café on Mayflower Hill, set to appear in the coming months. The Colby Café, created by the Colby Coffee Club, will be a student-run café located in the Mary Low Coffeehouse and will be operational from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday nights. […]
On Friday, November 6, Sodexo will begin its annual drive, asking both employees and students to help donate necessary supplies to help the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter. This drive, according to Director of Dining Hall Services Larry Llewellyn, will last from November 6 to November 24. Sodexo’s annual charity drive, which has taken various forms over the past eight to ten […]