Welcome to UW Food Services

Customer, Convenience, Choice

University of Waterloo Food Services (UWFS) provides a range of products and services to students, faculty, staff, and the broader community through the operation of 24 outlets. The department includes residence cafeterias, cash operations outlets, franchises, Catering Services, Conference Services, vending, and fine dining at the University Club.


  1. May 7, 2019In search of food lovers! Food Lovers focus group. Fill out your application at leads.uwaterloo,

    We're looking for University of Waterloo foodies to participate in a focus group.  In reward for your honest opinion, you will receive $20 meal plan dollars & free lunch! Apply on leads.

    When & Where:

    Group One: Tuesday May 28th, 12:00 to 1:15 – Student Life Centre

    Group Two: Tuesday May 28th, 3:30 to 4:45 – Claudette Millar Hall

    Group Three: Wednesday May 29th, 12:30 to 1:45 – Student Life Centre

  2. Mar. 1, 2019Who won the Chili Cook-Off?Chef holding certificate

    The Winter 2019 Chili Cook-Off was a great success! There were five delicious chilies competing against one another, all of them made by our wonderful chefs.  Although all were absolutely scrumptious, the one that got the most votes was the Breakfast Chili, made by Chef Mark!

  3. Jan. 17, 2019Meet our dietitian, Nicole Pin. Nicole Pin, our registered dietitian

    UW Food Services is pleased to welcome Nicole Pin as the department’s Registered Dietitian. In this new role, Nicole will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining nutrition programming for Food Services with a focus on health and wellness for the student community.

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  1. Mar. 20, 2019Unlock the Potential of FoodUnlock the potential of food with vegetables in the background

    March is Nutrition Month! This month I want to inspire some excitement and celebrate all things food. For most of us, food and meals are a big part of our daily routines— providing the nutrients we need to function at our best. But food has the potential to be so much more than that, food can inspire creativity and bring people together. In this post I’ll be sharing some easy ways you can think a little differently about the potential of food.

    Here are 4 easy ways you can unlock the potential of food every day:

  2. Feb. 11, 2019Fad Diets Part 1: What is a fad diet and how do I spot one? Image of a juice. With the titles of Fad diet.

    Fad Diets Part 1: What is a fad diet and how do I spot one? 

    Nicole Pin, MAN, RD

    With a weight and health obsessed culture, it’s no surprise that the diet industry makes billions of dollars each year preying on our desire for that ‘quick fix’ in place of a long term drive toward a healthy lifestyle.

  3. Jan. 28, 2019Immunity NutritionImage of student carrying a tray of food with the words saying: How to boost your immune system

    Immunity Nutrition

    Nicole Pin, MAN, RD

    Our immune system is our primary defense against potentially harmful pathogens and microorganisms, like the ones you might find in some of the common colds and coughs that always seem to surface this time of year. While there is no magic pill to prevent the common cold, a balanced diet can help boost immunity and ward off those nasty cold and flu germs.

    So what nutrients should you focus on to build immunity?

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Meet our people

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Roland Lynn

Assistant Chef - University Club