grilled chicken Photos courtesy of Rutgers University
Grilled chicken with fresh mozzarella, basil pesto, arugula and roasted pepper coulis; root vegetable slaw.

Out with the beef, in with the beets

Rutgers University’s takeout menu gets a healthy, plant-centric revamp.

Buh bye, burgers. Ciao, chicken nuggets. At Rutgers University, many students are losing their appetite for standard takeout fare; instead, they’re hungry for fresh, plant-based meals.

Customers had long told Executive Director of Dining Services Joseph Charette that they love the convenience of grabbing takeout from Rutgers’ dining halls. But they didn’t love the lack of healthy options. So this spring, the New Jersey school started rolling out a new, veggie-centric

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