Welcome to UW Food Services

We're for Fresh Thinking! 

At UW Food Services, we pride ourselves on serving fresh, house-made, delicious food created by Red Seal Certified chefs and cooks.  Food Services prioritizes the campus community's needs and we work closely with them to help create healthy, nourishing foods you will enjoy.  We have a registered dietitian on staff to support the community members in making informed and nutritious food choices.


  1. Apr. 21, 2020Spring Term Update: Food Services

    Food Services, in partnership with Housing and the University of Waterloo has made the difficult decision that meal plans and dining services will not be offered for the Spring term and all residence dining halls will be closed until further notice. As of May 3, all Food Services locations will be closed. 

  2. Mar. 17, 2020COVID-19: Refunds for Meal Plans

    What's in the message? 

    • Meal plan money and flex dollars from all meal plans will stay on your Watcard for use when you return to campus

    • A portion of the overhead deduction will be refunded - it will appear in your student Quest account 

    • If you are graduating or withdrawing from UWaterloo - you can apply for a refund of all monies through Watcard. 

  3. Mar. 13, 2020COVID-19: Food Services Update

    UW Food Services prides itself on upholding the highest in food safety practices. In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, we wanted to provide an update on the proactive steps and measures that we have taken to help keep your campus dining experiences as safe as possible.

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  1. Apr. 28, 2020Mudie's in V1 is here for the students
    V1 Sizzle Street Grill and Mom's Counter

    By March 21, 2020, the majority of students had vacated their residence rooms and campus was quiet. However, we, the staff at Mudie’s Eatery in Village 1 continue to work and serve those students  who remain on campus.  Continuing to offer our full menu and excellent customer service – with some new rules in place:

  2. Mar. 13, 2020Student Review: Umami at DC Bytes

    I visited DC BYTES – Umami on Tuesday March 3rd for lunch. I expected it to be extremely busy however there were only a few people in line in front of me when I got there, and I was in and out in under ten minutes. The atmosphere was welcoming and immediately amplified my hunger.

  3. Mar. 9, 2020Student Review: The Market at CMH

    Entering the cozy warmth of the cafe with three of my friends, I scanned the general area and was impressed at the cleanliness and the organized layout. The food counters were spotless, the drinks were well stocked, and it was easy to navigate the different categories of food throughout the spacious cafe. My mouth watered at the various complementary smells, the scent of sizzling spice drew me towards Warrior Burgers and I hungrily eyed the menu. 

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Meet our people

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Denise Allen-McMaster

Chef - Campus-wide Operations