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Jul 16, 2014 05:11 AM

University cuts food cost and quality

Yale's exceptional dining halls to be replaced by centralized food factory.

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  1. What's the cut in quality?
    Moving all cold food prep to one place should create more consistency but uniformity doesn't have to = mediocrity.

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    1. re: Kris in Beijing

      A restaurant would have problems making 3 meals a day for 5000 students. And I strongly disagree that uniformity doesn't have to = mediocrity. Also the article notes there will be no hot breakfasts anymore.

      1. re: ElsieB

        Students still have 14 dining facilities and a handful of restaurants.

        COMMONS hasn't been doing dinners for years.

        There is no indication that students will lose all hot breakfast options.

        Finally, note my "weasel words" in the "Doesn't have to ="

        1. re: Kris in Beijing

          I adore the term weasel words. And of course it will.

    2. Sadly, I guess the Monty Burns quote will no longer apply.

      "Well I say let Harvard have its football and academics. Yale will always be first in gentlemanly club life."