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.
For composed salads on the salad bar the allergens will be posted, at the salad bar the individual items will be labeled.
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.
Yes, we prep the made to order ingredients in the back of house away from the big 8 allergen foods. We always have a pan available if the student request an allergen-free meal.
3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.
We rotate out our utensils hourly, and have an employee at each station helping to eliminate cross-contact.
4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.
In order to have a pre-order meal provided you must meet with the Campus Dietitian first.
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.
All our food made at the Simple Servings station is made in a designated kitchen. Simple servings is the only food prepared in this kitchen allowing for a decreased risk of cross contact. All of our cooks and servers are also trained to help us decrease the risk of cross contact.
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.
7. We train dining services staff members.
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.
9. We train our RA's.
By contacting Brian Cusato or the student life office.
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.
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.
Through the Centre website; https://centrenet.centre.edu/ICS/Academic/Academic_Affairs/Disability_S…
We work with students individually to be sure that we are meeting all of their needs.
12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.
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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.
14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.
Some on staff are trained first responders.
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