UConn catering

UConn students enjoy a festive Fat Tuesday pop-up feast put on by the school’s catering department.

Pop-Up Dinner Provides Treat for Students, Staff

Well-timed underground dinner from UConn Catering generates excitement without breaking the bank.

The University of Connecticut’s catering department will do more than 4,900 events and $3 million in sales this year, but a tiny break-even dinner for 50 students last month might have been the most innovative.

At 6 p.m. on March 4, a UConn shuttle bus picked up a group of students outside the student union on the Storrs main campus and transported them to a secret destination. They were taken to an old and rarely used mansion owned by university donors on the outskirts of campus,

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