Colby's SPB and Dining Services have teamed up to bring comedian Anton Shuford to Foss this Thursday night at 6 p.m. Good food and good times!
Dining Services will be joining in with Earth Day events all week. Check out our special menus on Wednesday, April 24, with a "Weigh the Waste" event at Dana.
Come to Pulver to try a bike-generated smoothie; check out samples from Pineland Dairy and Grandy Oats; meet our nutritionist, Erin Hickey to answer any questions you may have.
Come enjoy your breakfast favorites for dinner at Bob's Tuesday Night. Check out the full menu on line.
Chili Cheese Fries for only $3.99 or a plain Chili Dog for just $3.09. Join the madness. Available until April 12.
Join your friends at Roberts Thursday night at 8 p.m. for popcorn and a movie. See Daniel Day Lewis's portrayal of Lincoln.
Enjoy trivia? Come to Roberts Wednesday night for great food, great fun and great prizes!
Enjoy Irish classic cuisine and try your luck at guessing how many gold coins are in the cauldron to win a prize!
Chef Dahlstrom from Merrimack University will be sharing his favorite recipes featuring Southwest cuisine.
Try our new Soup and Sandwich combo at a great price
Join Dana as they explore Japan's cuisine. Tonight's (April 3) dinner will feature sushi, Teriyaki Glazed Salmon and Tofu Stir Fry.
Enjoy a movie with soda and popcorn at Roberts this Thursday night, March 7. It starts at 8 p.m. Enjoy!
Come to Roberts on February 14 and soak up the Valentine's Day atmosphere. Share it with your special valentine or treat yourself. Who can resist chocolate fondue?
Roberts will be helping to usher in the Year of the Snake at Dinner on February 10. Great food, great fun, great prizes!
Read all about Colby's on-campus organic garden and learn more about the garden intern experience - Colby Garden 2012-13
Come enjoy some authentic French cooking, complements of the Colby Culinary Club on Thursday, December 6, from 5-6 p.m. Seating is limited and will be by reservation only. Sign up today
Colby's Chef team won the Chef Fest challenge for the second year in a row! Posing with their winning trophy and Sodexo District Manager, Varun Avasthi, are Colby's own Bon Phonphai and Brian Beaupain (left-right).
Look for our new salt and pepper grinders at the food stations. Best of all....no more disposable shakers!
The dining halls will be offering small snacks at lunch on the second Tuesday of each month. Keep a look out for trail mix, yogurt pretzels, and specialty crackers at your favorite checker's station. A little something to help you get through your day.
In celebration of your return to campus, Foss will be open on Saturday, September 8, and Roberts will be open on Sunday, September 9. Come celebrate these one-time offers and reconnect with your friends in Dining Services
Take a study break in Bob's this Sunday, May 6, from 10-11:30 p.m The theme is fun and the food celebrates Cinco de Mayo. No meal swipes required. Just come by, relax, enjoy!
Four chef teams from regional colleges--Colby, Maine Maritime, UNE, and Merrimack--will be competing for bragging rights of who has the best campus chefs. This event will be first come, first serve so make sure you're one of the first 175 people to get in on the action.
Available through April 7, come enjoy a Philly Cheeseburger at the Spa. Served on a sub roll with onions, mushrooms and cheese sauce. A must try item!
Roberts has been doing a culinary tour of North America throughout April. The last stop is "Midwest Munching in Chicago and Memphis" on April 25. Enjoy!
Relax - Refresh - Renew - Get in the Mediterranean mood at the Spa. Enjoy a Grilled Chicken Meditteranean Wrap today. Enjoy it today as this offer ends on March 10th.
Stay tuned for ideas on how to improve your diet.
Our chefs have been busy creating a new array of enticing vegan and vegetarian items, available in all dining locations.
Use your adopted mug at all dining locations. If we catch you in the act, you might just be the winner of a free coffee and bagel at the Spa!
February 14 is Valentine's Day. Foss will help you celebrate with a Valentine's Day Dinner from 5- 7 p.m.
Come to Roberts to enjoy the super bowl on the big screen. Food, friends, and the super bowl! What more could you ask?
Dining Services has a new brochure available regarding their ongoing sustainability efforts. Download it at Sustainability Brochure.
Come celebrate the holidays at Foss this Thursday, December 8, from 5-7 p.m.
This Sunday is Midnight Munchies! Come to Bob's from 10-11:30 p.m. to enjoy a Moonlight Breakfast including Fresh Fruit, Yogurt, Breakfast Pizza, Chicken and Waffles, Breakfast Burritos and Donuts by Dave!
Don't miss out on The Spa frequency card. Order 8 sandwiches at the regular price and get the next one free!
Sodexo's Regional Dietician, Danielle Shargorodsky, will be in Bob's Thursday night to roll out Colby's new Nutritional booklet, share fun snacks, and answer all your burning questions about diet and health.
Come celebrate with your friends at Bob's Tuesday night, November 8, with their Native American menu.
Wondering how to navigate through the many choices Dining Services gives you and still maintain a healthy diet? Check our Nutrition Booklet.
Join us at Dana for an Italian Feast on Wednesday, November 16, from 5 - 9 p.m.
Crab Cake Sliders now available at the Spa until October 28. Don't miss this one!
Enjoy a Harvest Dinner featuring local products Thursday night, November 17.
Learn more about the food you eat by joining in one of the many activities schedule this week. See the whole schedule at Food Day .
Colby Dining Services works hard to employ green and sustainable initiatives in the dining halls, as well as in catering. Learn more about all of our sustainable efforts here - Sustainability Brochure
Try a Crispy Chicken Club with Frizzled Onions available at the Spa from October 17-21. Don't miss out on this one!
Don't miss out on the Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Chicken available from October 10-14!
This annual food drive helps supply the local food shelves with non-perishable food items. Beginning Monday, October 17, join in the fight by donating goods to the dining location nearest you.
Try the mashed potato bowls at Roberts Friday night, October 7.
Available from October 3-8. Don't miss out!
Available from October 3-8. Don't miss out!
Come taste Foss's fiery salute to Spanish Cuisine on Thursday night, October 20.
Our amazing bakeshop will be making fresh donuts at Roberts for breakfast this Thursday!
Taste the Tapas and then vote on your favorite this Tuesday night at Dana. All voters will have a chance to win a Spa gift certificate!
Students interested in finding out more about basic nutrition, should check out Sodexo's Better Tomorrow Plan. Log on to ask a question of one of Sodexo's registered dieticians, find out more information about food allergies, check out the nutritional content of our recipes and much more at A Better Tomorrow Starts Today.
Dining Services, in continuing their commitment to the Fish List, has now sourced sustainably caught, long line Haddock and Cod to their menu purchased through Maine-based Bristol Seafood.
Dining Services has changed their purchasing practices to reduce BPA (Bisphenol A) in containers by half.
Bring your own mug in to The Joseph Family Spa for coffee or tea and get a 25-cent discount!
Your dining halls offer you the chance to go "meatless" in your dining options on Mondays by offering a more non-meat choices in their menus. Roberts takes the lead on the first and third Monday each month and Dana takes the lead on the second and fourth Monday. Wherever you prefer to eat, you have an option.
Why go meatless? For Health--Diets rich in meat have been linked to increased cancer risk. For the Environment--fuel, land and water needs of livestock are vast and unsustainable.
Read more at Meatless Monday and decide for yourself.
In a hurry? On the go? No time for lunch? Use the Take 4 lunch option available at the Caporale Lounge, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Available to all students on either meal plan, each meal swipe counts as part of your regular meal plan.
Come join the celebration at Dana Thursday night.
All Colby students are invited to our annual study break on May 8 at Bob's from 10-11:30 p.m. Come enjoy appetizers from around the world!
with your tea habit! During April, every Aspretto Numi Organic tea bag envelope collected will result in one cent being donated to Sodexo's hunger initiative. Look for the collection boxes in the dining halls today.
Yes, really! Dana will be celebrating with special dishes that include pretzels. Join them for a truly twisted dining experience at dinner on April 26.
Check out the Chicken Pesto Pizza at Foss - featured at dinner on Friday, April 22.
As part of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, there will be an all-campus B-B-Q on Friday, April 29.
And the survey says! ... that you love sweet potato fries. Foss will be feeding the need on Friday night - April 8th. See you there!
You are invited to our Earth Day Dinners. Come join us!
Come celebrate Holi at Foss on March 31. Great food, great music, a great time.
Guest Chef Phil Lapierre will be creating a festive tropical menu at Dana at Dinner on Tuesday, March 15. Come experience a taste of summer.
Join your friends at Bob's for a dinner of Irish Delights on St. Patrick's Day - Thursday, March 17.
Whoopie Pies that is! The Spa is now offering made-to-order whoopie pies every day starting at 11 a.m. Choose your pie, choose your filling--experience a Maine taste sensation.
Roberts will be creating a special dinner menus in celebration of Black History Month. Check out Caribbean Flavors on the 8th; Soul Food on the 15th, Flavors of Africa on the 22d, and Creole Cuisine on the 29th.
Roberts will be spicing up the menu Tuesday night, February 15. Come in and enjoy as they "kick it up a notch!"
Come celebrate the year of the rabbit with your friends. It's happening at Dana at the dinner meal on Thursday, February 10.
Come to Dana this Sunday to enjoy a Superbowl Dinner Special while you watch the game on our large projector TV. Come early and stay late to cheer on your favorite team.
Use the pack-a-lunch option available at Roberts every Friday during Jan Plan.
Peanut-free and still creamy. Try our new spread made from sunflower seeds. Gluten-free too!
We use Heiwa Tofu made from soybeans grown just outside of Skowhegan, Maine. Family made in Maine since 2008. Taste the difference.
Get in the spirit by joining us for one of our holiday special Dinners--Foss on December 9 or Dana on December 16. Happy Holidays!
Dana will be serving up freshly grilled steak Friday night at dinner. Won't you join us?
The battle of the Chefs is complete. This is the winning plate--Pork Two Ways--created by Jonathan Lee and Simiran Jaising. Congrats!
Come on over for fabulous food and great prizes!
Homemade pies, breads, and cookies are available for order from the bakeshop through November 17. Lighten your load and let us do the baking for you.
Check out what's happening in Dining Services in April
Read all our sustainable "fun facts" at a napkin dispenser near you.
Foss will be serving a Harvest Dinner on Thursday, November 1. Enjoy great food, great music and great fun!
Become a fan on Facebook. Check out our new Dining page for up-to-date news from all your favorite dining locations.
Enjoy French Vegetarian Cuisine with an Urban Farm Twist at Foss on Tuesday, by Chef Roshni Gurnani.
Colby students liked the Golden Graham S'mores Bars the best and they will now be part of our regular bakery cycle. Annalyse Tamashiro and Berol Dewdney each won a $50 gift card to Ticketmaster for being part of the vote. Congratulations and....yummy!
The fourth annual Great Hall Event is happening at Foss Thursday night, October 25. Experience it! Costumes encouraged.
The winning band from Dana's U Rock Band Competition. Meet Promotions, a/k/a (left to right) Kevin Bennett, Harry Bartlett and Sarah Verbisky. Each won a $50 gift card to Best Buy. Congrats!
Have a student with a birthday coming up? Order a cake from Roberts at 859-5483 to help them celebrate.
All our apples come from The Apple Farm located in Fairfield. Enjoy them while they are at their just-picked best!
Helping Hands--a program to help alleviate food insecurity in our area--as begun. You can donate funds from your ColbyCard or non-perishable food at any dining hall; or join the dorm competition. There is a dorm party on the line for the winners. Hurry. It all ends on November 12th.
Starting Monday, November 8, Bob's begins exploring Spain's culinary standouts. Spanish-style Paella anyone?
If you missed the celebration at Roberts. Experience the taste sensations at Dana on Thursday night, October 7!
First Place is the work of Allison Hess; Second Place went to Kelly Bourgon and the Third Place winner was created by Autumn Smith. Congratulations!
Available at all dining halls. Look for it at the coffee stations.
Dana will be featuring hand-rolled sushi at dinner on April 12. Mark your calendars for this special event!
Taste a variety of great Fall soups with Claude Whittling from Kettle Cuisine on Thursday, November 17, from 11 am to 1 pm. A great way to warm up your day!
We think you'll love the peanut butter ground fresh at Foss daily!
Did you know that the tomatoes on the salad bar are locally grown by Backyard Farms in Madison, Maine?
Roberts is now preparing two varieties of freshly-made House Salad Dressings. Try Green Goddess or Orange Basil in September.
Colby, together with Sodexo, the food contract service, offers its students an expansive choice of food service options to meet their diverse dietary choices. For those of you not familiar with our Dining Services, Colby operates three dining halls during the school year—Dana, Foss, and Roberts— each striving to create a flavor and atmosphere all its own. Dining Services also has a full retail operation located in the Pulver Pavilion which includes the Joseph Family Spa, Caporale Lounge, and Marchese Blue Light Pub.
Supporting all of these locations is the bakeshop where all of our breads and desserts are prepared fresh daily by the Colby bakers.