Kitchen Cabinet

Advisory body to Dining Services

January 10, 2023 Kitchen Cabinet Minutes

Kitchen CabinetJanuary 10, 2023Steve Kjellgren, Kevin Birr, Stephanie Marsh, Jen Donkin, Kari Wallin, Karen Yess, Alan Meier,Mark Hansen, Cristina Tirbu, Molly Yunkers, Danielle Burger, Peter MaiersCommittee Business:● Try It! date and organization for January and ongoing. (How frequent is sustainable?)○ Consider waiting until January due to less students during J-Term, next year planfor MLK affiliation○ […]

December 6, 2022 Kitchen Cabinet Minutes

Kitchen Cabinet MeetingDecember 6, 2022Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Jen Donkin, Lukas Lennartson, Mark Hansen, Christina Sirbu, Karen Yess,Tim Born, Molly Yunkers, Danielle Burger, Stephanie Marsh, Anna Deike, Chuck Niederriter, Kari Wallin,Alan Meier, Jeri MillerFrom the corners of campus:Student Life: Mark HansonQuestion in January – how, when and where can students cook if they wanted to […]

November 22, 2022 Kitchen Cabinet Minutes

November 22, 2022 Steve Kjellgren, Tim Born, Jeri Miller, Jen Donkin, Lisa Heldke, Stephanie Marsh, Karen Yess, Anna Deike, Chuck Niederriter, Danielle Burger, Kari Wallin, Lucas Lennartson, Soren Sackreiter From the Director: Last meeting was an energizing start to the school year and looking forward to building on that momentum. The opportunity for us is […]

November 8, 2022 Kitchen Cabinet Minutes:

November 8, 2022Steve Kjellgren, Kevin Birr, Lisa Heldke, Jeri Miller, Jen Donkin, Bob Schlueter, Stephanie Marsh, MarkHanson, Karen Yess, Anna Deike, Molly Yunkers, Chuck Niederriter1) Mission of the Kitchen Cabinet: We’re an advisory committee to the Dining Service whosecharge is to help conceive of and carry out the college’s mission, particularly its educationalmission. Invented 15-18 years […]

February 2022 Kitchen Cabinet Minutes

Kitchen CabinetFebruary 15 th , 2022Steve Kjellgren, Kevin Birr, Lisa Heldke, Tim Born, Jen Donkin Jeri Miller, Karen Yess, Jennifer Warren,Doug Thompson, Kari WallinWhat feels sad about COVID and current dining service– Wages dining service students getting vs other departments– Students frustrated with the dining service hours and lack of food options at 7:30 pm– […]

Kitchen Cabinet Minutes May 2022

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting May 3, 2022 Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Karen Yess, Kevin Birr, Jeri Miller, Jen Donkin, Jennifer Warren, Chuck Neidereitter, Mark Hanson, Molly Yunkers What to do next year? Survey responses were focused on sustainability/climate change and taste.  Focus on education – recycling- where/how, composting- where/when/how/what to use, packaging, waste- food and […]

Kitchen Cabinet Minutes February 2022

Kitchen Cabinet February 15 th , 2022 Steve Kjellgren, Kevin Birr, Lisa Heldke, Tim Born, Jen Donkin Jeri Miller, Karen Yess, Jennifer Warren, Doug Thompson, Kari Wallin What feels sad about COVID and current dining service – Wages dining service students getting vs other departments – Students frustrated with the dining service hours and lack […]

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 & […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes December 2021

Kitchen CabinetDecember 14th, 2021Lisa Heldke, Steve Kjellgren, Jeri Miller, Jen Donkin, Kevin Birr, Molly Yunkers, Chuck Niederriter, Tim Born, Karen Yess, Danielle Burger, Kari Wallin, Jennifer Warren, Maria Jennissen, AmeliaIntroductions – 2 new students – Amelia, 2nd year student and Maria Jennissen, a senior and also a PAReportsChef Tim Born-Alumni event – How to make […]

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 & […]