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Seminole Dining/Sodexo presents grant to FSU's Food for Thought Pantry

December 05, 2019

FSU's on-campus food pantry for students gets a boost from Seminole Dining/Sodexo

Seminole Dining's sweet partnership with Full Moon Honey Farm

October 28, 2019

FSU’s Adopt-a-Farm Program emphasizes locally sourced ingredients

FSU Students enjoy a Latin-Style Lunch

September 26, 2019

It felt a lot like Christmas in September in Florida State University’s Suwannee Room as Seminole Dining Operations Manager Eddie Rivera whipped up a memorable meal in honor of the university’s Latinx Cultural Celebration Sept. 17.

Seminole Dining Launches Restaurants with Tasty New Menu Items

September 30, 2019

Seminole Dining serves up two new restaurants offering expanded menus

Seminole Dining recognized as national leader in food safety

September 11, 2019

Florida State University's dining program has earned prestigious national recognition for taking vital steps to care for students with food allergies or dietary restrictions.

Renovated Suwannee Room wins prestigious dining award

July 25, 2019

Florida State University’s renovation of the historic Suwannee Room has earned national recognition from the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS)

Sodexo earns highest marks in SAM’s “Sustainability Yearbook” for twelfth straight year

March 05, 2019

Award distinguishes those companies that have each demonstrated their strengths in the area of corporate sustainability.

Espresso Yourself! The best coffee spots on Florida State University’s campus

February 18, 2019

Students, faculty and staff at Florida State University can enjoy coffee almost anywhere. Seminole Dining offers various coffee blends, such as Starbucks, Lucky Goat, RedEye and Caribou coffees.

Let’s Taco-bout this deal: Dollar tacos every Tuesday at Tres Habaneros

February 18, 2019

Seminole Dining’s unique food truck Tres Habaneros has an exciting taco deal for Taco Tuesday.

Popular national brand Argo Tea is Florida State's newest cafe

February 18, 2019

Last fall, Seminole Dining opened its newest retail offering – Argo Tea Café – at the Shores Building. Argo Tea is known for its sustainability and passion for fresh, new products, bringing teas directly from growers around the world and blending them into savory signature beverages.

Seminole Dining’s Italian restaurant offers fresh pressed paninis

February 18, 2019

Seminole Dining’s Tuscan Eatery offers three delicious and diverse paninis for customers during lunch and dinner.

It’s Always Pollo Time! Popular Latin American eatery reopens on FSU’s campus

January 28, 2019

A popular South Florida restaurant known for its Latin American cuisine and citrus-marinated chicken has reopened on Florida State University’s campus.

Monthly market offers fresh produce to Florida State University students

January 23, 2019

Fresh produce available Wednesday!

Couple celebrates 57th wedding anniversary at Suwannee Room

January 18, 2019

About 58 years ago, Jerry Robinson was stunned silent by a beautiful woman while waiting in line for lunch in the Suwannee Room at Florida State University. A year later, they were married.

Student Culinary Council allows students opportunity to shape dining experience

January 14, 2019

FSU students can also shape their dining experience, learn about upcoming events and provided valued feedback through Seminole Dining’s monthly Student Culinary Council meetings.

Seminole Dining partners with mobile ordering app Tapingo

January 07, 2019

Nationally ranked university food service Seminole Dining is partnering with a popular mobile app to make ordering food easier and more convenient for Florida State University students, faculty and staff.

Seminole Dining secures No. 45 spot in recent ranking

November 29, 2018

Seminole Dining is ranked among the best food service providers for colleges and universities in the country.

FSU’s famous Honey Fried Chicken has local flavor

November 14, 2018

Suwannee Room, Seminole Café and the Figg Performance Table – serve golden brown chicken with Full Moon Apiary honey produced in nearby Monticello, Fla.

Subway, Steak ’n Shake open on FSU campus

October 30, 2018

Students who want to Eat Fresh or crave a delicious steakburger and a milkshake can visit Florida State University’s two newest restaurants.

Global Chef from Germany visits Florida State University

October 23, 2018

Chef Sebastian Stallman, a Sodexo chef from Germany, is visiting Florida State University and Seminole Dining for a four-week tour

75 Best Colleges for Food for 2018 Ranking

October 16, 2018

Ranked 45th in the nation and climbing!

Recipe Report: Best Burgers, Seminole Veggie Burger

July 06, 2018

Instead of sourcing a ready-made veggie burger, chef Johnson created a plant-based burger from scratch to serve at Florida State University’s JStreet Grill, one of four micro-restaurants within the college’s 1851 dining venue.

Florida State's iconic Suwannee Room dining facility gets makeover

July 03, 2018

Creating a more modern setting, easier access to food stations, wider food selections and better lighting were all behind renovating the 10,000-square-foot dining hall, as well as expanding cooking and prep areas.

FSU Suwannee Room reopens with expanded options to satisfy all appetites

July 03, 2018

Florida State University’s historic and beloved dining hall, Suwannee Room, has reopened with a bright new interior look, expanded menu and open-kitchen atmosphere that together elevate the quality of meals and create a fresh dining experience for the campus community.

Brazilian Flavors

April 24, 2018

A Global Chef visits Florida State University campus.

A New Suwannee

March 14, 2018

Seminole Dining strives to enhance our students, faculty & staff and visitors’ quality of life by providing a dining program that meets your needs.

J-Street Grill’s Seminole Burger Gains National Recognition

February 13, 2018

Recently, Travis Johnson, Executive Culinary Director of Seminole Dining for Sodexo, was featured in the month of March in InHarvest’s Foodservice-Events Calendar for J-Street Grill’s own signature vegetarian Seminole Burger. J-Street is one of five micro-restaurants housed at 1851; Florida State University’s newest preeminent dining destination.

What's new for FSU in 2018

January 08, 2018

It’s finally 2018 and that means that changes announced in 2017 will begin taking place.

A mammoth food hall built on big thinking

January 01, 2018

Florida State University set out to create a new dining location that would be unique to its campus—and it ended up with a four-restaurant food hall concept that’s unlike most at any college campus. Take the building alone: 1851 is a massive space, clocking in at 24,000 square feet. Then there’s the micro-restaurant setup, featuring four different cuisines for diners to choose from.

A move to stop hunger: Sodexo awards grant to FSU Food Pantry

December 13, 2017

Earlier this month, Florida State University’s dining services partner, Sodexo USA, awarded a $1,000 grant through its Stop Hunger Foundation to FSU’s Food for Thought Food Pantry to help combat food insecurity on campus.

Seminole Dining at FSU adopts local Mushroom Farm

November 21, 2017

Florida State University’s innovative food service team, Seminole Dining and Sodexo USA, has forged a new partnership that advances FSU’s goal of serving up meals with the freshest, healthiest ingredients.

Eva Killings honored with Oglesby Award

November 21, 2017

Eva Killings, Florida State University’s unofficial ambassador of love and smiles, was named the 2017 recipient of the Ross Oglesby Award during the Alumni Association’s annual Homecoming Awards Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Award Winning Azalea Hall featuring 1851

November 17, 2017

The new Azalea Hall and 1851 dining destination demonstrates FSU's attention to detail to student satisfaction.

FSU's new Community Table serves a slice of history

October 12, 2017

The Community Table, a new restaurant, has opened on Florida State's campus, featuring a cozy space and tasty menu meant for sharing with friends.

Tour Florida State’s new ‘urban food market’

October 11, 2017

Florida State University’s newest eatery offers students and the surrounding Tallahassee, Fla., community a place to enjoy a meal not found elsewhere on campus.

FSU Faces Down Hurricane Irma

October 10, 2017

The Seminoles Cruising Kitchen keeps on truckin’ at Florida State University.

Seminoles Cruising Kitchen serves up fun and food

October 04, 2017

The Seminoles Cruising Kitchen keeps on truckin’ at Florida State University.

New restaurant featuring great food and unique décor opens at FSU

October 04, 2017

FSU celebrated National Coffee Day Friday by serving samples of Lucky Goat Coffee to promote its new partnership with the cafe.

FSU celebrates National Coffee Day

September 29, 2017

FSU celebrated National Coffee Day Friday by serving samples of Lucky Goat Coffee to promote its new partnership with the cafe.

Meet FSU's Newest Dining Option: The Community Table

September 25, 2017

Florida State students have witnessed a significant improvement in the quality and likability of on-campus dining ever since the university switched to Sodexo earlier this year.

FSU students, community send hurricane Irma relief supplies to South Florida

September 15, 2017

Florida State University and Leon County teamed up to send thousands of care packages to Hurricane Irma victims in South Florida, thanks to donations from local residents and businesses.

FSU students enjoy post-Irma dinner at the Champions Club

September 11, 2017

As the worst of Hurricane Irma moved past Tallahassee Monday afternoon, some of the very best qualities of the Florida State University family were on display at a swiftly organized post-hurricane dinner at Doak Campbell Stadium.

Garnet and Gold Grub Episode 1: Jambalaya

September 05, 2017

See Travis Johnson cook Cajun Jambalaya.

How 1851 is going to change your dining experience

September 03, 2017

Suwannee, Chick-fil-A and Starbucks are household names on Florida State University's campus, but students should prepare themselves for a new dining destination: "1851."

Cooking Healthy in College feat. Celebrity Chef Art Smith

September 02, 2017

Interview with celebrity chef Art Smith, who dishes out his personal tips for cooking healthy meals while in college.

Celebrity chef Art Smith visits FSU's new dining facilities

August 29, 2017

Celebrity chef and restaurant owner Art Smith visited the “1851” urban market complex at Florida State University, meeting with Sodexo employees, students and campus staff.

FSU’s new dining facility ‘1851’ serves up tasty, fresh foods for everyone

August 28, 2017

The concept of 1851, which is actually four “micro-restaurants” plus a convenience store in one spacious 24,000-square-foot facility at 824 W. Jefferson St., is unique to campus and on the leading edge of a national trend.