Wake Forest University

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Dining Services
Made-to-order items
Made-to-order items
[Yes, for all stations]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability
Top 8 allergens, online database
[Yes]
Full ingredients, online database
[Yes]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
[Yes]
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]
 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients
Additional Information

Full ingredients and allergens are available online but only serving size, calories and specified icons in dining hall.

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.
Self-Serve Items
Self-Serve Items
[Yes, for all stations]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability
Top 8 allergens, online database
[Yes]
Full ingredients, online database
[Yes]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
[Yes]
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]
 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients
Additional Information

Full ingredients and allergens available online but only serving size, calories and specified icons in dining hall

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.
Made-To-Order Areas
Made-to-order areas
[Yes, in some stations]
Specific areas

Our allgood station is the only area that has procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact. There are some stations where less allergens are present. Our main dining facility, the PIT, does not serve any peanuts and/or tree nuts. We have many self-serve options in the dining hall and some that are not. When our associates serve students at MTO stations, cross-contact is drastically decreased because they keep the station clean and can take extra precautions, as requested.

3. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in made-to-order areas.
Self-Serve Areas
Self-Serve Areas
[No]
Additional Information

We have associates at stations and on the dining hall floor to make sure that self-serve areas are kept clean.

4. We have procedures in place to lower the risk of cross-contact in self-serve areas.
Pre-Order Meals
Do students have access to pre-order meals free from their allergens?
[Yes]
Additional information

On an as needed basis.

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.
Allergy-Friendly Station
Do students have access to an allergy-friendly station(s) that is free from specific allergens?
[Yes]
What is the station free from?
Peanut
Tree nut
Fish
Shellfish
Eggs
Wheat
Soy
Milk
Gluten
Additional Information

We have a dedicated allergen friendly station in our PIT dining hall. The station is called allgood and it serves food that is made without the top 9 allergens. There are procedures in place to decrease cross-contact in all stages of food preparation starting with procurement, preparation and serving of the food off of this station. There is a dedicated storage area with dedicated ingredients, pans, utensils, and cleaning procedures. It offers 2 vegetables, a starch and a protein off of its main line every day. Additionally, it has a salad bar and an action station that changes every day which features items such as tacos, grits bar, stir fry dishes, pasta, grain bowls and more. We also encourage students at ANY station to ask the employee to use separate knife, cutting board, gloves, etc. to decrease cross contamination.

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.
Dining Services Staff Member Trained?
Dining services staff trained?
[Yes, all staff]
Who?
Managers
Chefs
Registered dietitian
Hourly staff
How often?
At least once a year
Which course(s) are used?
AllerTrain courses by MenuTrinfo
What topics are covered?

Registered Dietitian develops the training for our associates at True Balance. Managers complete Allertrain online through their portal. Those who don’t work at True Balance get an overview about allergies in their larger welcome back orientation.

 

Additional information

Our managers and chefs complete Allertrain online when hired. The Registered Dietitian administers Allertrain for all hourly employees once a year. Additionally, the employees who work on our allgood station go through specific training on allgood cooking and serving procedures.

7. We train dining services staff members.
Registered Dietitian on Staff?
Do you have a registered dietitian on staff?
[Yes]
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.
Campus Life & Disabilities
RAs Trained
RA’s trained
[Not answered]
9. We train our RA's.
Inclusive Resident Life Programs Including Food
Inclusive resident life programs involving food?
[Yes]
How can students access safe foods for resident life programs?

Students can reach out to the Office of Residence Life and Housing at Wake Forest for accommodations and information regarding the program. We encourage students to inform their RA's about special dietary needs to make sure that they have food available for them at functions.

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.
Accommodations for Roommate Assignments
ROLLUP - Accommodations for roommate assignments
[Not answered]
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?
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.
Disability Services Office Processes Food Allergy and Celiac Disease Accommodation Requests
Disability services office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests
[Yes]
How can students submit an accommodations request?

Contact the Disability Services and they will assist with any paperwork that is needed.

12. Our disability office processes food allergy and celiac disease accommodation requests.
Health Services
What health services are offered?
Food allergy management care
Prescriptions for epinephrine
Fulfill epinephrine prescriptions in our pharmacy
Seasonal allergy shots
The Student Health Service provides allergy immunotherapy following appropriate evaluation by an allergist. More about this can be found on their website here: https://shs.wfu.edu/services/allergy-injections/
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Emergency Response
Stock, Undesignated Epinephrine Available for Emergency Response
Stock, undesignated epinephrine for emergencies
[No]
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.
Campus Emergency Responders Carry Epinephrine
Campus emergency responders carry epinephrine
[Yes]
Who are the emergency responders?
On-campus emergency responders
City emergency responders
14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.
Emergency Response Policy
What does the policy allow for?
Staff is trained to recognize anaphylaxis and call emergency responders
On-campus emergency responders carry epinephrine for use in an emergency
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Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Madison Fishler, MPH, RD, LDN
336-758-6410
Disability Staff Contact
Center for Learning, Access and Student Success
336-758-5929
Last updated on:
November 28, 2023
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