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New CC Commons Entrees Meet With Diners’ Approval

Mike S. Dinan, head cook at the Bush Campus Center, serves as the evening's palate-pleaser.
Mike S. Dinan, head cook at the Bush Campus Center, serves as the evening’s palate-pleaser.
Among the enlisted tasters is Michael L. Spear, of Sigma Nu.
Among the enlisted tasters is Michael L. Spear, of Sigma Nu.
A cross-section of employees and students provides literal feedback to Dining Services.
A cross-section of employees and students provides literal feedback to Dining Services.
Jason K. Eichensehr (left), Dining Services manager, talks with Phi Mu Delta's Steven J. Kanaley.
Jason K. Eichensehr (left), Dining Services manager, talks with Phi Mu Delta’s Steven J. Kanaley.
Coming soon to CC Commons: Grilled vegetable skewers and Cabrese flatbread pizza
Coming soon to CC Commons: Grilled vegetable skewers and Cabrese flatbread pizza

A recent sampling event introduced a new line of made-to-order entrees that will be available starting this fall in CC Commons. The items – which include such varied dishes as chimichurri flank steak, tempura shrimp sushi rolls and salmon BLTs – will be offered in addition to the current menu and available to students as a board-meal option. “The concept of this was built upon the idea of creating ‘destination dining’ for our students by offering more upscale and healthy options in a casual atmosphere,” said Jason K. Eichensehr, a Dining Services manager. “We worked hard to combine unique ingredients into exciting recipes that we feel will accomplish this goal. We had a great turnout, and had a lot of positive feedback from employees and students alike.”
Photos by Marc T. Kaylor, student photographer