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UNITE HERE Local 23, the Aramark workers' union, and two former Aramark employees of Bulldog Tavern filed a suit against Epicurean and Co. alleging workers' rights violations in the contract transition from Aramark to Epicurean and Co.

Former Bulldog Tavern Employees File Suit Against Epicurean

UNITE HERE Local 23, the labor union representing Aramark employees, along with two former Aramark employees of Bulldog Tavern filed a lawsuit Aug. 20 against Epicurean and Company for alleged workers’ rights violations. Plaintiffs Edward Williams and Lisa Moriolé are filing suit with Unite Here Local 23 against Vigor Restaurant[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Renovations to the top floor of O’Donovan Hall began last week and are slated to continue through the summer.

Construction Begins For Dining Overhaul, New Chick-fil-A

To prepare for summer renovations that include the opening of an on-campus Chick-fil-A, several main campus dining locations are slated to close for the summer beginning in April and May. As part of the Hoya Hospitality dining initiative, renovations to O’Donovan Hall began Thursday with the placement of temporary walls[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Avoid Forking Over for Campus Meal Plans

The past academic year has seen the successful implementation of long-anticipated dining reforms and the promise of further renovations by fall of 2017. However, students continue to skewer Auxiliary Business Services over the limitations of its campus meal plan. The university needs to deliver more than just upgraded menus to[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
University Renews Aramark Contract

University Renews Aramark Contract

Aramark will remain the university’s dining contractor for the next 10 years, with plans to expand meal exchange options and convert the first floor of O’Donovan Hall into a food court this summer. The contract, announced by Chief Operating Officer Christopher Augostini in a campuswide email Tuesday, concludes a yearlong[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Trump Hotel Opening Spurs Labor Protests

Trump Hotel Opening Spurs Labor Protests

More than 400 people protested the grand opening ceremony for the Trump International Hotel in on Pennsylvania Avenue to demonstrate against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s stances on issues ranging from labor rights to concerns about his treatment of women last Wednesday. Protesters remained outside the building while the opening[Read More…]

by November 1, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
The new meal exchange options offered by Aramark this academic year, expanding options for students beyond Leo's, above, have been met with enthusiasm despite discrepancies in pricing.

Students Commend Dining Changes Despite Value Gaps

With Aramark’s new meal exchange policy, students may not receive the actual monetary value of their meal swipes when using them at Hoya Court and Cosi. Aramark’s dining policy reforms this year saw an increase in food options and added flexibility for meal swipes and have been received positively by[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
As the dining contract expires, Aramark and Sodexo come under scrutiny for their treatment of workers.

Dining Contract Concerns Raised

As the university approaches its December contract renewal deadline with Aramark, the two finalists for the meal service contract — Sodexo and current auxiliary services provider Aramark — presented their plans for future dining offerings, covering programming initiatives, sustainability issues and meal plan structures, at open house events on campus[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
The Hoya/Daniel Kreytak

Aramark Diversifies Options as Contract End Looms

With its contract coming to an end in May, Aramark is implementing changes to its dining options such as increased weekend brunch options and new food stations including sushi, as well as incorporating students’ input based on a survey administered in the fall. Auxiliary Business Services is currently in negotiations[Read More…]

by March 10, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

‘Flex-ible’ Dining Plan

Dining hall plans compose a significant portion of the costs of living here at Georgetown. On top of that, they can also affect students’ physical health if the dining options are too unhealthy. These concerns were voiced by students at the Georgetown University Student Association senate Town Hall on Dining[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Five Starbucks locations in D.C. may soon serve wine and beer, pending approval from the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration.

Starbucks Applies for Liquor Licenses

Starbucks applied for liquor licenses for five of its Northwest Washington, D.C. locations earlier this month as part of the expansion of its “Starbucks Evenings” offerings. The Wisconsin Avenue, Seventh Street and three Connecticut Avenue locations are all included in the application. If approved, these stores would begin to serve[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top