Kitchen Cabinet

Advisory body to Dining Services

November 2014 Kitchen Cabinet Minutes

Gustavus Kitchen Cabinet November 10, 2014   Lisa Heldke, Jim Dontje,  Sam Panzer,  Mark Hanson, Margo Druschell, George Elliott, Chuck Niederriter, Sammi Minick, Meghan Krause   Student Senate Meeting – Sam reported on the items that affect Dining Service. This marks the first year that there was not a pay rate change for students who […]

Lists we like

Sometimes being the bottom of the pack is juuuuust where you wanna be. 2014-15 Meal Plan Costs at Comparison Colleges:  Hobart William Smith                        $5585.00 Stonehill                                 $5527.00 DePauw                                   $5300 Wooster                                  $5300.00 Susquehanna                           $5150.00 Allegheny College:                $4890.00 Muhlenberg                            $4760.00 Augustana – Ill.                      $4659.00 Gettysburg                              $4400.00 Luther College                        $3950.00 Illinois Wesleyan                    $3520.00 Gustavus                 $3290.00    2014-15 Meal Plan Costs […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes October 13, 2014

Gustavus Kitchen Cabinet October 13, 2014   Lisa Heldke, Jim Dontje, Steve Kjgellren, Paul Matzke, Judy Douglas, Meghan Krause,  Saskia Raether, Katie Feterl (Greens) Mark Hanson, Margo Druschell, George Elliott, Chuck Niederriter   Greens Projects Toxic Tater March is a National event and the Greens are supporting this on campus. Katie explained the ideas behind […]

The Sociopolitics of Keeping Kosher, Observing Halal

Two recent news items address the fact that our food choices carry tremendous social, cultural, religious and political weight–in case you hadn’t noticed. On NPR this week, a feature story chronicled the rise of Kosher keeping among millenials, including the emergence of boutique gefilte fish makers and Kosher banh mi sandwiches. A bleak story showed […]

Coke Grant Funding Opportunities for 2014-15!

September 2014 For Immediate Release – New funding opportunities for Gustavus students, staff and faculty: Coca-Cola Educational Partnership Funding – Application materials for the $20,000.00 annual educational/sustainability/health grant funding are now available. Funding is available for projects initiated by departments, programs, campus-wide initiatives or advocacy groups that focus on enhancing sustainability and community health. Priority […]

KC Minutes, September 22, 2014

Gustavus Kitchen Cabinet September 22, 2014   Lisa Heldke, Jim Dontje, Steve Kjgellren, Paul Matzke, Meghan Krause, Shari Jacobson, Katie Feterl,Sammi Minick, Sam Panzer (Student Senate), Saskia Raether, (Greens) Mark Hanson, Margo Druschell, George Elliott   Reviewed Purpose and Mission of Kitchen Cabinet. See attached. Steve and Lisa reminded us this is a very open […]

2013-2014 Gustavus/Coca-Cola Educational Partnership Grants!

The Kitchen Cabinet is pleased to announce the recipients of 2014′s Coca-Cola Educational Partnership Grants. The grant committee, along with partners from Coca-Cola congratulate the following initiatives: Power Assist Ride Share Bike Research – Research Grant to study feasibility of a shared bike program on campus and viability of adding electric assist for uphill return […]

Kitchen Cabinet Minutes: May, 2014

Kitchen Cabinet May 5, 2014 Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Paul Matzke, Rebecca Hare, Jessica Burggraff, Margo Druschell , Meghan Krause, George Elliott, Molly Yunkers, Mark Hanson Meal Plan Accounts – A brief discussion on meal accounts and how they are used. Overall it seems as if meal plans do average out, some students run out […]

 

Kitchen Cabinet Video #1 – What’s in the Cupboard?

In which Dr. Lisa Heldke, Philosophy, and Steve Kjellgren, Dining Service Director, give an overview of some of the considerations we encounter in the dining program at Gustavus Adolphus College. Stay tuned for a conversation on the topics of Community and Service as two of Gustavus’ Core Values and also embedded deeply into the mission […]

Kitchen Cabinet Minutes March 2014

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes March 10, 2014 Laura Shilling, Mark Hanson, Lisa Heldke, Jessica Braun, Jeff Stocco, Jim Dontje, Steve Kjellgren, Rebecca Hare, George Elliott, Jessica Burggraf, Paul Matzke, Meghan Krause MVAC Meeting – MVAC will be starting a food hub (connection between farmers and churches, business, etc.). This is a way to purchase local. […]