FRESH FALAFEL Ground chickpeas are transformed into something completely unique and delicious when falafel is made This dish and other Middle Eastern favorites are building a fan base at the Saffron Grill Templersquos new halal concept

FRESH FALAFEL: Ground chickpeas are transformed into something completely unique and delicious when falafel is made. This dish and other Middle Eastern favorites are building a fan base at the Saffron Grill, Temple’s new halal concept.

New halal station at Temple has broad customer appeal

Saffron Grill offers falafel, shawarma, flatbreads, baba ganoush and more to those seeking halal food, vegetarians and customers who just love fresh Middle Eastern cuisine.

When the dining team at Temple University noticed students lining up at area halal food trucks, it became obvious there was an unmet need…and a big opportunity.

“It’s something that we were missing out on, looking at our overall offerings,” says Richard Green, general manager with Sodexo at Temple. “We had done some surveys and talked to students, and we were definitely underserving the Muslim population who want to eat halal food.”

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