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

http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2014/07...

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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.
        http://www.yale.edu/dining/locations/...

        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."