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Just a quick reminder, we have our midterm next
time. It will be 25 true/false questions and 25
multiple-choice questions. Bring along the green
882 version of the scantron, a soft pencil and an
eraser. The test shouldn’t take more than 35 to 40
minutes. Just review the power points put up and
Today, we have the Cal dining folks: Chuck Davies,
Mike Laux and Shirely Ferentinos. They are
interested in telling you about their improvements.
My name is Mike Laux and I’m assistant director
for Cal Dining. My main job involves recruitment
for Cal dining jobs. We will give you a lot of time
for questions and answers. We have a brief
Cal Dining is a part of the larger organization,
Residential Student Service Programs. This
includes student life and student support services.
RSSP is responsible for residence halls, family
housing, child care, conference centers, information
and technology, payroll and HR divisions.
Cal Dining is a 50 million dollar business. We are
largest dining operation in the United States.
We have 4 residential dining commons, 10 retail
locations on campus, and there are smaller locations
like the one at Clark Kerr campus. We also do
catering; we will go to any site on campus or the
perimeter of campus. We have a conference room
in Clark Kerr.
Our catering system especially requested in the
summer for sport camps and religious camps.
We have over 30,000 transactions per day. We have
3.5 million people that we serve a year. We serve
6000 students that live with us and 2500 students
that don’t live with us. We have 250 full time
employees, 15 part time employees and 200 student
employees. We are trying to cut part time
employment increase student employment.
Shirley is going to talk about our green initiatives.
Our green certification program began in 2004. Cal
dining had the first green dining program on college
campuses. In fall of 2007, we partnered with a bio
fuel program in Oakland. In 2008, 14,000 gallons of
oil and in 2009, 8000 gallons of oil were turned into
For recycling, we recycle both white and mixed
paper, cardboard, cans, pans, plastics 1 and 2, wood
pallets and equipment. Our department also
recycles furniture. We sell Klean Kanteens and give
10% discount if you bring your own coffee mugs.
We also provide 100% recycled paper bags. We