The dining tents, which proved to be very popular in the fall, will remain at least through the end of the spring term. They have been reformatted and downsized, and floor heating was added for comfort during the colder months.
Three tents were set up to provide socially distanced dining; the largest held 278 people. They were equipped with heated flooring for the winter.
Pre-packaged meals were created by the dining staff to minimize congestion amidst students during busy times.
All the expected safety protocols have been instituted, and meals during the fall semester were all to go. Limited indoor dining opened up during the spring semester.
An example of what’s inside the pre-packaged meals.
Campus dining designated a handful of spots across campus for preordered meal pickup.
The kitchen staff preparing meals at Vanderbilt.