Archives for "Food and dining"


April 17, 2001 3:26 pm

Martin Yan of "Yan Can Cook" to prepare community dinner at Bates

World-renowned chef Martin Yan, whose cooking show “Yan Can Cook” has brought Chinese cuisine to millions will help prepare a community dinner Thursday, May 3, in the Chase Hall Commons and several other campus locations at Bates College.


June 20, 2000 1:59 pm

Volpi wins inaugural Stanton Environmental Award

Robert Volpi, director of Bates College Dining Services, has received the inaugural Stanton Environmental Award from the Bates College Environmental Confederation, a group of staff, faculty and students who coordinate the college’s efforts to raise environmental awareness and implement programs that encourage environmental sustainability.


April 10, 2000 12:25 pm

Bates Dining Services wins national environmental award

The national environmental nonprofit Renew America announced today that Bates College Dining Services has been selected for a second consecutive National Award for Environmental Sustainability in the category of waste prevention/recycling. The prestigious awards are being given by Renew America to 16 programs throughout the nation.


August 11, 1997 11:40 am

Bates students return to busy campus

The class of 2001 will be welcomed to Bates on Aug. 26 by the sounds of jackhammers as construction crews continue a number of renovation and building projects on campus. Classes begin Sept. 3. As construction workers proceed with building the college’s state-of-the art academic building overlooking Lake Andrews, a student body of 1,650 students will encounter a new coffeehouse on Frye Street and a refurbished Den in Chase Hall.