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 Bringing the Zest. Enhance. Enjoy. Energize. | February 2022

The Zest

In This Issue:

Commons & Retail Happenings | What's New | Trending Across Campus | Employee Spotlight | Bites from the Dietician | Catering Corner

Commons & Retail Happenings

November Calendar for 2022

Commons Happenings

  • Skip the wait and order ahead. Gluten-free pasta, pizza and vegan cheese pizza may be ordered in advance by calling 410-548-5598.

Just Because Packages

  • Send a special treat to a friend or student who is studying hard.
  • Order a snack for your study group.
  • Missing a birthday? Send a Smith Island cake to your friend or student.
  • Ask about Chick-fil-A macaroni – party trays now available.
  • Must be able to pick up on campus.

Be sure not to miss out on these important dates!

  • Fri., Feb. 10 – Super Bowl Lunch and Soul Food Night
  • Sun., Feb. 12 – Enjoy the Superbowl. Call catering a minimum of three business days prior and order a few pizzas for game night
  • Tues, Feb. 14 – We love dessert! Check out the Bistro at dinner for some tasty sweet treats
  • Sat., Feb. 18 – Salisbury University Open House
  • Tues, Feb. 21 – Mardi Gras Dinner – grab some beads and a meal
  • Fri., Feb. 24 – Make Your Own Pizza Night
  • Mon., Feb. 27 – Chili National (3 chili bars)

    Trending Across Campus: February Specials

    Guerrieri Academic Commons, Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company

    • Run, don’t walk, to the library and drink in the ‘love.’ Chocolate strawberry lattes are here and available hot, iced or frozen. Pair it with a red velvet muffin while supplies last.

    Guerrieri Academic Commons, Hungry Minds

    • Happy Valentine’s everyone! Stop by Hungry Minds for an all-day breakfast sweet treat: “Stuffed with Love” – strawberry jelly and cream cheese sandwiched between two slices of French toast, topped with chocolate drizzle, powdered sugar and fresh strawberries.

    Guerrieri Student Union, Cool Beans

    • Exclusively available this location: crème brulée lattes served hot or iced. Bring your own ‘clean’ cup and receive $0.50 off as part of the recycling initiative.

    • New to Grubhub for SU’s campus? Use promo code NOMS on your first order over $7 and receive $3 off.
    • Where do Sea Gulls go for coffee? NESTCAFE ... and so can you. Use this promo code for $4 off once at Cool Beans and again at CBRC. One time per location per student on the mobile app only.

    Employee Spotlight

    This month we recognize the following team members for their exceptional dedication and contribution. We’d be lost without the hard work and dedication of our amazing staff. (All winners received a certificate and a gift card for the SU Bookstore.)

    Congrats! Thank you for all you do.

    Bites from the Dietician

    Lauren Won

    Article By

    Terry Passano, RDN, LDN, CLT


    Often after the holidays, students come to me who have started or want to start a “diet” to manage their weight and eating habits. Have you heard of, or maybe considered, a low-carb diet? Let me help you figure out what exactly a low-carb diet is and whether it’s something you should consider ... or not. Read More


    Nutrition counseling services are a resource available at no cost to all SU students, staff and faculty. Call to arrange a private and confidential session. Stop by our website and make an appointment with University Dietitian Terry Passano, RDN, LDN, CLT today!


    We’d love to hear from our readers! Are there nutrition questions you have or subjects related to nutrition you would like to learn more about? Email your questions, suggestions, and inquiries to for publication in our next issue of The Zest.

    Catering Corner


    • Valentine-themed cupcakes and brownies are available for the month of February.
      • Pricing for a dozen cupcakes with toppers is:
        • Commons and Guerrrieri Student Union $21.90
        • All other campus locations $26.30
      • Pricing for a dozen brownies with sprinkles is:
        • Commons and Guerrrieri Student Union $28
        • All other campus locations $22.65
    • Birthday cakes are available for pick up (see Just Because packages above)

    UDS Hours of Operation

    Check out one of our dining operations on campus.

    Chesapeake Bay

    Roasting Company

    • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.
    • Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Saturday-Sunday: Closed


    • Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
    • Saturday: 3-9 p.m.
    • Sunday: Closed

    Cool Beans

    • Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
    • Saturday-Sunday: Noon-7 p.m.

    Conway Hall

    • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    • Friday: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
    • Saturday-Sunday: Closed


    • Monday-Thursday: 7:15 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
    • Friday: 7:15 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
    • Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m./4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
    • Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m./4:30 p.m.-8 p.m.

    Hungry Minds

    • Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
    • Friday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: 5-11:30 p.m.


    • Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
    • Saturday-Sunday: Closed


    • Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
    • Friday-Sunday: Closed

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