University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Dining Services
Made-to-order items

1. We provide access to ingredient information for made-to-order* items. *Made-to-order - Meals that are prepared on request and to your specification in the dining hall. Examples include a sandwich station, omelet station, burrito station, etc.

Made-to-order items
[YES]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Top 8 allergens, online database
[YES]
Full ingredients, online database
[YES]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Full ingredients, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[YES]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[YES]
Specific areas

Stations: Sizzle, Sear, or Savor

Pioneer Crossing: Calientes, Subsational, The Grill, Strictly Delicious

Pioneer Haus

Greenwood Avenue Market: Miners Cafe

Kristine's Kafe

 

Additional Information

If an ingredient list contains an allergen, modifications can be made to a menu item to make it safe to eat using special equipment.  

Self-Serve Items

2. We provide access to ingredient information for self-serve* items. *Self-serve - Meals that are served buffet-style in a dining hall. These are typically high risk for cross-contact and are best avoided by diners with food allergies.

Self-Serve Items
[YES]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Top 8 allergens, online database
[YES]
Full ingredients, online database
[YES]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Full ingredients, a list is posted in the dining hall
[NO]
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[YES]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[YES]
Specific areas

Stations: Sizzle, Sear, Savor, Snap, Slice, Sweet

Pioneer Crossing: The Bowl

Additional Information

If an ingredient list contains an allergen, modifications can be made to a menu item to make it safe to eat using special equipment.  

Made-To-Order Areas

3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.

Made-to-order areas
[YES, IN SOME STATIONS]
Specific areas

Stations: Sizzle, Sear, or Savor

Pioneer Crossing: Calientes, Subsational, Strictly Delicious

Pioneer Haus

Greenwood Avenue Market: Miners Cafe

Kristine's Kafe

Self-Serve Areas

4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.

Self-Serve Areas
[YES, IN SOME AREAS]
Specific areas

Stations: Sizzle, Sear, Savor, Snap

Pioneer Crossing: The Garden

 

 

Pre-Order Meals

5. We have pre-order meals* available. *Pre-order meals - Custom meals that can be ordered in advance by a diner so they are ready for pick up at a specific time. Typically these can be ordered online or by phone/text.

Do students have access to pre-order meals free from their allergens?
[YES]
Additional information

A form can be filled out online at https://campus.uwplatt.edu/dining/special-dietary-request-form for pre-order meals.

Allergy-Friendly Station

6. We have an allergy-friendly station*. *Allergy-friendly station - A food station where specific ingredients are banned, typically including many or all items in the Top 8 allergens and gluten.

Do students have access to an allergy-friendly station?
[YES]
What is the station free from?
Peanut
Tree nut
Fish
Shellfish
Wheat
Gluten
Additional Information

Strictly Delicious at Pioneer Crossing is a separate area staff make allergy-friendly tacos, burritos, sandwiches, and wraps.

Stations at Bridgeway Commons has a separate area for safe food preparation and houses allergy-friendly products.  Stations also has a separate salad bar free from the top 8 allergens.  

Dining Services Staff Member Trained?

7. We train dining services staff members.

Dining services staff trained?
[SOME]
Who?
managers
chefs
registered dietitian
hourly staff
student staff
How often?
at least once a year
Which course(s) are used?
ServSafe Allergen by National Restaurant Association
We developed our own food allergy training.
What topics are covered?

Food allergy 101

Anaphylaxis

Avoiding cross-contact

Special requests and procedures

Allergen mapping

Label reading

Bias and empathy

Registered Dietitian on Staff?

8. We have a registered dietitian* on staff. *Registered dietitian - Registered dietitians are food and nutrition experts who are often tasked with helping students with food allergies navigate the dining halls.

Do you have a registered dietitian on staff?
[YES]
Campus Life & Disabilities
RAs Trained

9. We train our RA's.

RA’s trained
[NO]
Inclusive Resident Life Programs Including Food

10. We have inclusive resident life programs* including food. *Inclusive resident life programs - Programs in the resident halls often include food. Inclusive resident life programs will offer students with food allergies the opportunity to request safe food alternatives for events they attend in the dorms.

Inclusive resident life programs involving food?
[YES]
How can students access safe foods for resident life programs?

Students can contact the organizer of resident life programs to discuss special dietary needs.  

Accommodations for Roommate Assignments

11. We offer accommodations for roommate assignments. *Every accommodation request is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. A housing accommodation cannot be guaranteed prior to an individual evaluation.

Accommodations for roommate assignments
[YES]
How does the school provide accommodations?
trying to match students with food allergies for room assignments upon request
facilitating roommate agreements involving food allergies upon request
working with students to change roommate assignments if it becomes necessary
Does the housing office process requests?
Yes
Where can students get more information?
Disability Services Office Processes Food Allergy and Celiac Disease Accommodation Requests

12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.

Disability services office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests
[YES]
Other departments a student should contact?

We recommend that all students with food allergies contact the campus dietitian, and consider providing medical records to Student Health Services (especially if allergies are severe).  

How can a student submit a request?

Students complete an online application to request accommodations. https://rainier.accessiblelearning.com/s-UWPlatt/ApplicationStudent.aspx/  

Additional Information

Students and parents are welcome to contact Services for Students with Disabilities with questions and concerns they may have.

Health Services

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What health services are offered?
prescriptions for epinephrine
seasonal allergy shots
Emergency Response
Stock, Undesignated Epinephrine Available for Emergency Response

13. We have stock, undesignated epinephrine* available for emergency response. *Stock, undesignated epinephrine - Epinephrine that is prescribed to a college or university rather than to a particular student. This epinephrine is kept on hand to use for any student that experiences anaphylaxis.

Stock, undesignated epinephrine for emergencies
[YES]
Where?
healthcare facilities
Additional information

Students with food allergies are encouraged to carry epinephrine with them on campus and to inform resident assistants, roommates, and employers of their needs.  

Campus Emergency Responders Carry Epinephrine

14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.

Campus emergency responders carry epinephrine
[NO]
Who are the emergency responders?
city emergency responders
county emergency responders
Additional information

Staff are trained to inform emergency responders that anaphylaxis is occurring and epinephrine may be needed when they call.  

Emergency Response Policy

See what our emergency response policy allows for >

What does the policy allow for?
Staff is trained to recognize anaphylaxis and call emergency responders
Additional Information

Staff are trained and can help administer a student's epinephrine if available.

Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Disability Staff Contact
Services for Students with Disabilities
608-342-1818
Last updated:
July 11, 2019

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