Can you believe that it’s October and we’re already a month into classes?! This semester is already flying by! We’re so excited for this month because we have tons of fun events for you to enjoy. Keep reading to see what we’re looking forward to!
We want to start off by telling you about an exciting promotion we have going on in October called Dine & Donate! We’re donating 1 bag of food to Maria’s Place for every Commuter, Faculty and Staff Meal Plan purchased in October! Donations will be made in plan holders name. Click here for more info or to purchase a plan.
On Wednesday, October 3rd we’re getting a taste of Charleston, South Carolina! We’re hosting a Cityscapes lunch special at Hilltop Cafe and the special that we’re looking forward to the most might just be Shrimp & Grits! 🍤
Thursday, October 4th is National Taco Day and you know we’re not missing this celebration! We’re serving tacos for lunch at Hilltop Cafe and Memorial Hall. This day is so special, we just had to plan it for both locations! 🌮
On Tuesday, October 9th we’re welcoming the fall season with a fun celebration. We’ll be serving fall favorites during lunch at Hilltop Cafe and Memorial Hall. Be on the look out for some fun pop up specials! 🍂🍁
The Farmington Farm Truck is coming back again to visit on Wednesday, October 10th. We’ve been loving all of the fresh & local produce, baked goods and apple cider! The truck will be on the Student Center Circle at 10:30am-12:30pm and you definitely don’t want to miss the opportunity to shop for fresh and local groceries! 🥦🌽🥕🍎🍪
Get your appetite ready for some authentic Louisiana dishes! On Thursday, October 11th we’re getting a taste of New Orleans during lunch in Memorial Hall. We’ve been loving the Cityscapes events and hope that you have been too! 🎷⚜️
Monday, October 15th marks the start of a very important time for us and the CCSU community! Our Satisfaction Surveys begin and we’re looking for your feedback on how we’re doing, what we’re serving, and what you’d like to see from us in the future. We’ll be handing out goodies for everyone who takes it in the dining hall, and you can also enter to win a grand prize! We’ll be posting the survey link online as well, so be sure it take it if you have a free minute before it ends on October 27th! 😊
We love trying new foods and we know that you do too! On Tuesday, October 16th we’re serving Asian cuisine for our Exotic Eats lunch special in Memorial Hall. It’s also World Food Day, so we can’t wait to celebrate with a tasty menu! 🥡
We want you to get your creative minds flowing on Wednesday, October 17th! We’re having a special event to celebrate National Dessert and National Cookie Month. Join us for Sweet Things at 12pm-2pm in Devil’s Den to decorate your own cookie! 🍪
On Thursday, October 18th we’re kicking off Homecoming with a fun celebration at Hilltop Cafe. It’s also National Chocolate Cupcake Day, so we’ll obviously be decorating some! 🎂
Be sure to stop by Memorial Hall to pick up a pumpkin on Friday, October 19th! We’re hosting our annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest and we can’t wait how creative you get with yours. 🎃
On Monday, October 22nd we’re getting a taste of Spain. Join us for lunch in Memorial Hall if you’re craving traditional Spanish cuisine!
The Farmington Farm Truck is back again on Wednesday, October 24th! We love supporting the local community and eating fresh food, and we’re also crazy about those baked goods! Be sure to stop by the Student Center Circle from 10:30am-12:30pm to get yourself produce and goodies! 🥦🌽🥕🍎🍪
On Wednesday, October 24th we’re going all out! We’re hosting Premium Night during dinner in Memorial Hall and we want you to know that this dinner will be the best dinner ever!!
We think it’s a known fact that everyone loves breakfast for dinner! Join us for dinner on Thursday, October 25th for our Flip Pancakes bar at Hilltop Cafe. Whipped cream, chocolate chips….we’re already dreaming about it. 😋🥞
Be sure to return your decorated pumpkin to Memorial Hall on Friday, October 26th. We’ll be uploading pictures of each pumpkin on our Facebook page so we can tally up votes and award a prize for the winner! 🎃
Mondays are better when meatballs are involved, right?! Join us on Monday, October 29th for our Meatball Madness lunch special in Memorial Hall and Hilltop Cafe! 🍝
On Tuesday, October 30th we’re hosting an event called Dining Through the Decades: Food & Flicks during dinner at Hilltop Cafe! We’ll be offering a classic movie inspired menu. There is also a national sweepstakes that you can enter and we’ll be posting it mid-October! 🎥📽️
We’ll be celebrating Halloween on Wednesday, October 31st during dinner in Memorial Hall. Join us to see what spooky specials we’ll be serving! Be sure to stop by Starbucks in the library to see your favorite baristas dressed up in costumes!👻
Wow, so many fun events this month! Don’t forget to be on the lookout for our surprise pop up events. We can’t wait to see you making memories in our dining halls this October!
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