Dining Hall Events

Spring 2020

 

 

 

January

Date
Event
Location
Time
Description
All Month Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Kerr All Month Celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr.; Banners will be hung in his honor throughout the Kerr Dining Hall. 

Wed. Jan. 15

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Lunches  All Dining Halls Lunch Faculty & Staff can enjoy a meal in any cafeteria for the low price of $4.75!
Wed. Jan. 15 National Strawberry Ice Cream Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. Enjoy some house-made strawberry ice cream from the soft serve machine in the Mean Greens Dining Hall. 
Wed. Jan. 15 National Bagel Day Mean Greens

7:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.

Enjoy some fresh bagels, made from UNT's very own Clark Bakery. Toppings will include homemade flavored cream cheeses, jams & jellies.
         
Tues. Jan. 21 Welcome Back Dessert Party Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Welcome back Everyone! To celebrate the upcoming semester, there will be a dessert bar at Champs, featuring sundae's, cookies, cupcakes, and more. 
Tues. Jan. 21 National Banana Bread Day Kitchen West All Day Stop by for a warm slice of sweet, cinnamon-laced banana bread.
Wed. Jan. 22 National Blonde Brownie Day Mean Greens All Day Enjoy some homemade blondie brownies made fresh from Clark Bakery.
Thurs. Jan. 23 National Pie Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Grab one of our fresh, homemade, assorted pies.
Fri. Jan. 24 National Peanut Butter Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Enjoy dishes featuring this classic staple, peanut butter.
         
Mon. Jan. 27 National Chocolate Cake Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. Come enjoy some assorted chocolate cake made from UNT's very own Clark Bakery.
Mon. Jan. 27 National Chocolate Cake Day Kitchen West All Day

An event for all chocoholics: enjoy all the delectable richness you could ever desire in a cake.

Tues. Jan. 28 National Blueberry Pancake Day Mean Greens 7:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. Enjoy some of our fresh, signature Blueberry Pancakes today!!!
Tues. Jan. 28 Popcorn All Day Champs All Day Popcorn! Popcorn! Popcorn! Grab some today at the Champs Dining Hall. 
Wed. Jan. 29 National Corn Chip Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Celebrate one of America’s favorite snack foods, corn chips!
Thurs. Jan. 30 National Crossaint Day Mean Greens 7:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Come and enjoy some flavored croissants during breakfast and let us prepare you a signature panini sandwich on a freshly baked croissant at lunch time.
Fri. Jan. 31 National Hot Chocolate Day Mean Greens All Day Enjoy the Mean Green Hot Chocolate Bar and customize everyone’s favorite winter drink with various toppings and sauces.

 


 

 

 

February

Date
Event
Location
Time
Description
All Month Celebrating Black History Month Kerr & Bruceteria All Month Celebrate Black History Month with Kerr and Bruceteria. Both dining halls will have educational banners to celebrate Black History Month.

Mon. Feb. 3

National Carrot Cake Day Mean Greens All Day

Delectable slices of carrot-speckled cakes await!

Tues. Feb. 4 Food Advisory Committee February Meeting Crumley Hall Conference Room  2:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Join Chefs, Managers, and Dining Influencers over a light meal, and contribute your voice to the future of food at UNT!
Tues. Feb. 4 National Stuffed Mushroom Day Mean Greens

11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy some delicious, Asian inspired, stuffed mushrooms during lunch time. 
Tues. Feb. 4 Chicken Wings and Things Lunch Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Enjoy an enormous array of wings! We'll be serving Traditional hot, Garlic Parmesan, & Golden Lemon-Pepper wings, sides of celery and carrots, as well as ranch and blue cheese dressing.
Wed. Feb. 5 Kitchen West Grand Opening Kitchen West 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Celebrate the grand openeing of Kitchen West with a party free of the 8 major food allergens! 
         
Mon. Feb. 10 National "Have a Brownie" Day Mean Greens All Day Come enjoy our signature brownie waffles for breakfast, as well as our Clark Bakery brownies for lunch and dinner.
Mon. Feb. 10 National Pizza Day Kitchen West All Day Our allergen-free, made-from-scratch pizzas get a day to shine.
Tues. Feb. 11 "Love is in the Air" Dessert Party Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Love is in the air! Join us for some some sweet desserts such as devil's food cupcakes, chocolate dipped strawberries, and cheesecake. 
Wed. Feb. 12 Faculty/Staff Appreciation Lunches All Dining Halls Lunch Faculty & Staff can enjoy a meal in any cafeteria for the low price of $4.75!
Thurs. Feb. 13 National Tortellini Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Ciao! Get excited for National Tortellini Day! We're serving hand-made, fresh tortellini during lunch. 
Fri. Feb. 14 Decorate a Valentine Cookie Bruceteria 1:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m. Decorate a Valentine's Day Cookie at Bruceteria. Eat, decorate, enjoy!
Fri. Feb. 14 Decorate Your Own Cookies and Cupcakes Kitchen West 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Decorate your own allergen-free cookies and cupcakes with us for Valentine's Day!
         
Tues. Feb. 18 Cinnamon Rolls for Breakfast Champs 7:00 a.m. — 9:30 a.m. Come enjoy a nice, warm cinnamon roll for breakfast. 
Tues. Feb. 18 National Drink Day Kitchen West All Day Pair your meal with a specialty lemonade, virgin piña colada, apple cider, hot chocolate....just a sample of some drinks you might see here!
Wed. Feb. 19 National Chocolate Mint Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Chocolate & Mint. Name a better combination! 
Thurs. Feb. 20 National Cherry Pie Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Do you smell that? It smells like a homemade cherry pie! Come get a taste!
Thurs. Feb. 20 National Muffin Day Mean Greens 7:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. Enjoy a mouthwatering array of homemade muffins during breakfast.
Fri. Feb. 21 National Pancake Day Mean Greens 7:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.  Enjoy an array of homemade pancakes during breakfast AND lunch.
         
Mon. Feb. 24 National Tortilla Chip Day Kitchen West All Day Goes well with salsa and queso.
Tues. Feb. 25 Cajun Lunch Bruceteria Lunch 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Try the richness of Louisiana-style food without leaving campus.
Tues. Feb. 25 Mardis Gras Lunch Kerr 11:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. Jambalaya, Chicken Gumbo, King Cake and more!
Tues. Feb. 25 National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Come enjoy a vegan, chocolate-covered peanut treat during lunch time.
Tues. Feb. 25 Fat Tuesday Celebration Lunch Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Fat Tuesday! Enjoy the celebration with some Cajun inspired cuisine! 
Wed. Feb. 26 National Pistachio Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Pistachios! Come enjoy some pistachio dishes at Mean Greens today!
Thurs. Feb. 27 National Strawberry Day Mean Greens All Day Come enjoy some yummy, fresh, strawberries!

 


 

 

 

March

Date
Event
Location
Time
Description
All Month Faculty/Staff Appreciation Lunches All Dining Halls 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Faculty & Staff can enjoy a meal in any cafeteria for the low price of $4.75!
Mon. Mar. 2 National Banana Cream Pie Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. B-A-N-A-N-A Cream Pie! Come enjoy some homemade banana cream pie during lunch!

Tues. Mar. 3

Sub Sandwich Party Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Come enjoy some Sub Sandwhiches at our Sub Sandwhich party!
Tues. Mar. 3 Food Advisory Committee March Meeting Crumley Hall Conference Room  2:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Join chefs, managers, and dining influencers over a light meal, and contribute your voice to the future of food at UNT!
Wed. Mar. 4 National Pound Cake Day Mean Greens

7:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. 

Try some pound-cake French toast during breakfast, as well as various dishes during lunch featuring Clark Bakery pound cake.
Fri. Mar. 6 National Oreos Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Enjoy America's favorite cookies with our Oreo inspired desserts.
         
Mon. Mar. 16 National Artichoke Heart Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a variety of vegan dishes highlighting delicious artichoke hearts.
Tues. Mar. 17 St Patrick's Day Lunch Kerr 11:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. Fáilte! Enjoy the Feast of St. Patrick with Irish-inspired dishes.
Tues. Mar. 17 St. Partick's Day Dinner Bruce 4:30 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. Irish food and lots O' Green
Tues. Mar. 17 Nutrition Month Celebration Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Celebrate Nutrition Month with exceptionally nutritous meals offered up at Champs.
Thurs. Mar. 19 National Nutrition Day Bruceteria All Day Enjoy numerous nutritious meals on offer at Bruce all day!
Thurs. Mar. 19 National Chocolate Caramel Day Mean Greens All Day Enjoy the perfect combination of chocolate and caramel with some of our favorite desserts on offer all day!
         
Mon. Mar. 23 National Chips & Dip Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a side of vegan chips & dip with your lunch!
Tues. Mar. 24 Specialty Pizza Day Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Drop in for lunch to try our specialty pizzas!
Thurs. Mar. 26 National Spinach Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.  Enjoy a wide selection of dishes featuring this healthy, leafy vegetable. 
         
Tues. Mar. 31 Panini Sandwich Day Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Come get your favorite grilled panini for lunch!
Tues. Mar. 31 MLB Nacho Week Bruceteria All Week Kick-Off the MLB season with classic stadium nachos on offer all week.

 

April

Date
Event
Location
Time
Description
Wed. Apr. 1 National Sourdough Day Mean Greens 7:00 a.m. — 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Enjoy dishes featuring the ancient form of bread, sourdough.

Thurs. Apr. 2

National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day Mean Greens All Day Come try Mean Green's take on the classic American PB&J.
Fri. Apr. 3 National Chocolate Mousse Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Finish your lunch at Mean Greens with some delicious vegan chocolate mousse!
         
Tues. Apr. 7 Soft Pretzel Day Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Try a soft pretzel with your choice of warm cheese sauce, creole mustard cream sauce, or plain! However you like it!
Tues. Apr. 7 Food Advisory Committee April Meeting Crumley Hall Conference Room 2:00 p.m. — 3:00 p.m. Join chefs, managers, and dining Influencers over a light meal, and contribute your voice to the future of food at UNT!
Tues. Apr. 7 National Coffee Cake Day Mean Greens All Day Enjoy a delicious piece of coffee cake with a cup of coffee (or any beverage of your choice).
Wed. Apr. 8 National Empanada Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. Try Mean Green's take on this classic Latin turnover.
         
Mon. Apr. 13 National Peach Cobbler Day Mean Greens All Day Enjoy a bowl of this classic southern dessert, the perfect compliment to any lunch or dinner @ MG.
Tues. Apr. 14 Pancake Breakfast Champs 7:00 a.m. — 9:30 a.m. Flapjacks, griddle cakes, Johnny Cakes… Whatever you call them, come enjoy a delicious assortment of panckaes for breakfast.
Tues. Apr. 14 National Pecan Day Lunch Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Come to Mean Greens Dining Hall during lunch time and enjoy some of our scrumptious pecan dishes. 
Wed. Apr. 15 Faculty/Staff Appreciation Lunches All Dining Halls 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Faculty & Staff can enjoy a meal in any cafeteria for the low price of $4.75!
Wed. Apr. 15 International Food Truck Celebration Kerr 4:30 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. Enjoy some of our International Cuisine for dinner!
Thurs. Apr. 16 National Eggs Benedict Day Mean Greens 7:00 a.m. —10:00 a.m. Eggs Benedict, but Vegan! Come try some for yourself during breakfast!
         
Tues. Apr. 21 Nacho Bar Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. All you can eat nacho bar, with your choice of toppings.
         
Tues. Apr. 28 Hawaiian Luau Champs 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Come to our Hawaiian Luau at Champs Cafeteria! You will not want to miss our Hawaiian inspired dishes. 
Tues. Apr. 28 National Blueberry Pie Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Do you smell that? It smells like a homemade blueberry pie!
Thurs. Apr. 30 National Oatmeal Cookie Day Mean Greens All Day Come enjoy an oatmeal cookie in honor of National Oatmeal Cookie Day. 

 


 

May

Date
Event
Location
Time
Description
Fri. May 1 Batman Day Kerr 11:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m. The dark knight, the caped crusador, and the world's greatest detective - BATMAN! Join us for a comic book inspired lunch.
Fri. May 1 National Chocolate Parfait Day Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Chocolate? Yum! We will be serving some outstanding chocolate parfaits for lunch. 
         
Mon. May 4 May the 4th Be With You (Star Wars) Bruceteria Dinner 4:30 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. Join us at Bruceteria for our Star Wars themed Food, Decorations, Costumed Characters, Rebel Floats, Braswell Chamber Orchestra, and more!

Tues. May 5

Cinco De Mayo  Kerr All Day/Lunch & Dinner All day, we'll be serving unforgettable Mexican dishes that you won't want to miss!
Tues. May 5 MG Cinco De Mayo Celebration Mean Greens 11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Come join us for some of our classic Mexican Dishes for lunch