salad UC San Diego
The chopped salads at UC San Diego's Ocean View dining venue are made to order and full of fresh details like housemade crackers.

Best ever build-your-own concepts

Fresher, faster, and full of flavor and premium ingredients, the latest do-it-yourself stations are not just a customized option, but truly handcrafted cool.

Customers don't want to just build their own meals…they want to craft their own masterpieces.

“One thing that we try to verbalize is that it’s craft your own,” says Tiago Battastini, chef de cuisine at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), where craft-your-own pizza and chopped salad concepts are fresh new features in the recently rebuilt Oceanview dining venue.

“You have more ownership when you craft something rather than just build

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