Stories about "Dining Services"
Video: How to make the yummy Bates Bobcat sandwich

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 4:30 pm

The Bobcat has been a lunchtime mainstay since 2008, when the current Commons opened — with its signature brick oven.

Bates at Night: Preparing dinner with Dining Services

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 11:22 am

“The students live here, so this is their home, this is their kitchen," says sous chef Michael Staffenski of Dining Services.

The Plot, Chapter 1: Celebrating the harvest, contemplating next year

Friday, October 26, 2018 9:41 am

A lot from the Plot: With nearly a ton of produce delivered to happy diners in Commons, Bates' garden got off to a bountiful start.

Video: A student’s love letter to Commons

Friday, June 8, 2018 11:52 am

Whether it's the unlimited food or the great choices, Commons is the place to come together.

Onions and taters and kale, oh my! — It’s the Bates Garden

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 10:55 am

The new Bates Garden will feed both hungry diners and student curiosity about sustainable food production.

Bates posts strong results in national recycling competition

Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:39 am

A recycling competition among hundreds of U.S. and Canadian colleges sees Bates earn top-30 placings in two waste-reduction categories.

For the holidays, four recipes from the Bates kitchens

Thursday, December 21, 2017 10:34 am

With another food-fueled holiday season upon us, here are four dishes, both mains and sides, from the 2017 Harvest Meal.

Bates in the News: Oct. 27, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19 pm

Ibram Kendi explains the fundamentals of antiracism, Katie Burke '03

Will your Napkin Board query make the cut?

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 2:53 pm

The fate of Commons food just might lie on a small, crumpled napkin.

Seven dining lessons from seven years of ‘new’ Bates Commons

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 5:10 pm

By opening the "new" Commons seven years ago, Bates leveraged traditional qualities of community, sustainability, and excellence in its dining operation.

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