The professional staff at URI’s Dining Services department is committed to providing our customers with wholesome, high quality foods to enhance health and well-being. We strive to provide you with the information you need to make informed food choices.
Any student with a food allergy, sensitivity or other dietary restriction should reach out to Karen Orabona (see below) before you move in or come to campus. She can help you navigate Dining's offerings throughout the semester.
We’re Here to Support You
We operate on a multi-week menu cycle that we create to incorporate wide a variety of foods and ethnic styles to provide options that fit your lifestyle. Whether you are living with a food allergy or sensitivity, are vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, or have other restrictions, we can usually accommodate your needs. Our managers are always there to help so don’t hesitate to ask your server or the manager on duty.
Along with food service managers and principal cooks who are certified in food safety, we employ a full-time licensed and registered dietitian. If you need special dietary accommodations or have a question relating to nutrition, ingredients, or food preparation methods, please contact our Registered Dietitian, Karen Orabona, RD.
Consultations, dining tours, weekly customized allergy-safe menus, recipe, ingredient, and nutritional inquiries are just some of the resources we can provide in order to enhance your academic and campus life experience.
If you need special dietary accommodations or have a question relating to nutrition, ingredients, or food preparation methods, please contact our Karen Orabona, our Registered Dietitian.