Kitchen Cabinet

Advisory body to Dining Services

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes March 2015

Kitchen Cabinet March 9, 2015 Sami Manick, Danny Pavek(Greens), Cameron Reischauer(Greens), Sam Panzer(Student Senate), Jim Dontje, Judy Douglas, Mark Hanson, Erin Kuiper (Book Mart)Saskia Raether(Greens),Katie Feterl(Greens), Steve Kjellgren, Lisa Heldke, Chuck Niederriter, Paul Matzke, Jessica Braun, George Elliott Take a professor to lunch – As this idea was not going to be pursued in Kitchen […]

Kitchen Cabinet Meeting Minutes February 2015

Kitchen Cabinet February 16, 2015 Margo Druschell,Saskia Raether, Paul Matzke, Lisa Heldke, Brian Konkol, Chuck Niederriter, Jessica Braun, Haley Nembers(Fair Trade), Marcia Bunde (religion professor), Megan Krause, Mark Hanson, Katie Federel (Greens), Sam Panzer (Student Senate), George Elliott, Steve Kjellgren, Sami Manick, Taylor Wicklund Fair Trade – Brian is currently championing the Fair Trade Initiative […]

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 […]