Jack Hammers
UM's 10 x 12-ft Jack Hammer's, a flexible brand concept it uses when renovation requires the shutdown of a campus dining venue.

Jack’s Jumps Into the Breach

UM uses a "branded" renovation café to fill the gap while dining halls are temporarily closed.

The University of Missouri’s ongoing residence hall construction initiative has been gradually updating campus living facilities for a decade. As is typical, each time a hall is closed for renovation, it not only takes beds out of circulation but sometimes a dining venue as well.

To fill the resulting foodservice gap when the shuttered dining facility presents a hardship to students, UM deploys Jack Hammer’s, a dedicated brand (complete with its own hard-hat

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