University of Cincinnati- Main Campus

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Dining Services
Made-to-order items
Made-to-order items
[No]
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
[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]

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Additional Information

Our deli and salad bar stations are both made to order and have full ingredient transparency through our Campus Dish Website. In each dining center we have QR code stickers at each station that link to the Campus Dish menus that display the ingredients for these 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.

Self-Serve Items
Self-Serve Items
[No]
How are ingredients available?
Table: Ingredient Info Availability
Top 8 allergens, online database
[Not answered]
Full ingredients, online database
[Not answered]
Top 8 allergens, a list is posted in the dining hall
[Not answered]
Full ingredients, a list is posted in the dining hall
[Not answered]
Top 8 allergens, available on request in the dining hall
[Not answered]
Full ingredients, available on request in the dining hall
[Not answered]

 
Top 8 Allergens
Full Ingredients

Additional Information

We currently do not have any self serve items due to covid restrictions.

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 all stations]
Additional information

All front line associates are trained to wipe down their stations, change their gloves, ensure clean uniforms free of contaminants, etc. to prepare allergy items. We also have a separate oven in one of our dining centers for gluten-free pizzas. Lastly, we have an allergy friendly station in one of our residential dining locations called "True Balance". It is free of 7 of the 8 Top Allergens- this food is prepared in a separate part of our kitchen, on distinct purple kitchenware, and cooked by one specific chef trained on allergens.

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

Self-Serve Areas
Self-Serve Areas
[Not answered]

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?
[No]

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
Shellfish
Eggs
Wheat
Soy
Milk
Gluten
Additional Information

Our True Balance station operates for Lunch and Dinner M-F inside one of our residential dining locations. 

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]
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?

The dietitian has developed location specific allergy trainings for all residential and retail food operations on campus. The training includes Top 8 Allergen information, anaphylaxis info, cross contact best practices, and menu specific nutrition/allergy info. 

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?
[Not answered]

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
Accommodations for roommate assignments
 
Does the housing office process requests?
Not Answered

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
[Not answered]

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

Emergency Response
Stock, Undesignated Epinephrine Available for Emergency Response
Stock, undesignated epinephrine for emergencies
[Not answered]

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
[Not answered]

14. Our campus emergency responders carry epinephrine.

Contact Info
Dining Services Staff Contact
Last updated on:
February 26, 2021
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