Kitchen Cabinet

Advisory body to Dining Services

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes March 2020

Kitchen Cabinet March 9th, 2020 James Dontje, Karen Yess, Collin Carlson, Aviva Meyerhoff, Danielle Burger, Jen Donkin, Jeri Miller, Chuck Niederriter, Molly Yunkers, Steve Kjellgren, Tim Sisk, Peter Maiers, Paul Matzke, Mark Hansen, Bri Jol, Kevin Birr, JJ Akin Sustainability–  Aviva Meyerhoff and Collin Carlson– They are doing work on improvements to the website & […]

February 2020 Meeting Minutes

Kitchen Cabinet February 17, 2020 Emma Nelson, Jen Donkin, Paul Matzke, Steve Kjellgren, Kevin Birr, Molly Yunkers, Danielle Burger, Chuck Niederriter, Bri Jol, Mark Hansen, James Dontje, Lisa Heldke, Jeri Miller, Karen Yess Membership review – Adam Bogen, Charles Keller and Dessa Thomas were removed from the list Food Insecurity Question: Cathy Harms student project […]

December 2019 Meeting Minutes

Kitchen Cabinet December 9, 2019 Steve Kjellgren, Jeri Miller, Lisa Heldke, James Dontje, Mark Hanson, Chuck Niederriter, Molly Yunkers, Jessica Braun, Emma Nelson, Bri Jol, Kevin Birr, Paul Matzke, Ben Menke, Tim Sisk Ben Menke – Student Senate Food Insecurity Project – discussed 40% of students have food insecurities.  Wondering how we can find out […]

November Meeting Minutes

Kitchen Cabinet November 14, 2019 Steve Kjellgren, Jeri Miller, Jen Donkin, Brendon Carlson Sather, James Dontje, Peter Maiers, Alan Meier, Bri Jol, Lisa Heldke, Kendra Held, Aviva Meyerhoff, Audrey Ochtrup-Dekeyrel, Mark Hanson, Paul Matzke Check in from Steve Kjellgren – 1.3 million meals/year served at Gustavus. Where are we coming up short? Johnson Center Sustainability […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes October 14, 2019

Kitchen Cabinet October 14, 2019 Steve Kjellgren, Jeri Miller, Lisa Heldke, Jen Donkin, James Dontje, Mark Hansen, Chuck Niederriter, Danielle Burger, Peter Maiers, Tim Sisk, Audrey Ochtrup-Dekeyrel, Aviva Meyerhoff, Dessa Thomas, Rafael Soriano Campos, JJ Akin, Kevin Birr, Jessica Braun, Guest – Rachel Belvedere Summary of the KC Origin/Intent/Aspirations – Lisa Fall 2007 is when […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes April 2019

Kitchen Cabinet April 8, 2018 Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Kevin Birr, Bri Jol, Paul Matzke, Jessica Braun, Chuck Niederriter, Jen Donkin, Jim Dontje, Alan Meier, Danielle Burger, Molly Yunkers, Adam Bogen, Jeri Miller EAC – Groundswell – Bri Good turn out. They did 3 banners with lots of hand prints & one will be hung […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes February 11, 2019

Kitchen Cabinet February 11, 2019 Steve Kjellgren, Bri Jol, Jeri Miller, Evan Jakes, Jen Donkin, James Dontje, Mark Hansen, Chuck Niederriter, Danielle Burger Debrief Senator Smith’s visit Saturday – Jim D Senator Smith came to learn about the Johnson Center, sustainability on campus and meet students & faculty. There were student presentations, faculty were available […]

December 2018 Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes

Kitchen Cabinet December 10, 2018 Steve Kjellgren, Evan Jakes, Jen Donkin, Lisa Heldke, Danielle Burger, Mark Hansen, Molly Yunkers, Kevin Birr, Paul Matzke, Adam Bogen, James Dontje, Chuck Niederriter, Bri Jol Campus Kitchens – Evan Jakes They have a group of 8 in the team ranging from freshmen to seniors & are meeting weekly. Last […]

November 2018 Meeting Minutes

Kitchen Cabinet November 12, 2018   Kevin Birr, Jeri Miller, Jen Donkin, Danielle Burger, Alan AMeier, Jim Dontje, Lisa Heldke, Adam Bogen, Bri Jol, Paul Matzke, Chuck Niederriter, Rafael Soriano Campos, Evan Jakes Rafael Soriano – Campus Kitchens at Gustavus? Campus Kitchens is a national nonprofit that helps with food insecurity & hunger.  They collect […]

October 2018 Meeting Minutes

Kitchen Cabinet October 15, 2018 Kevin Birr, Molly Yunkers, Lisa Heldke, Paul Matzke, Chuck Niederriter, Alan Meier, Danielle Burger, Jim Dontje, Bri Jol, Jen Donkin Rafael Soriano – Campus Kitchens at Gustavus? Ideas becoming more viable, has spent a lot of time in Mankato with Campus Kitchens. Very difficult to duplicate that model in our […]