Food Advisory Board

Applications for the Fall 2019 term are now closed. 

Food Advisory Board

The Food Advisory (FAB) is made up of a number of sub-committee groups of Waterloo students and UW Food Service staff members.  The committee as a whole is committed to meeting 3 times a term to assess and evaluate UW Food Services based off their chosen subcommittee topics. Based off their research they make recommendations and influence changes within the Food Service Departments.  At the same time, commit to outreach program activities (e.g. cooking shows, cultural events involving or highlighting Food Services, educational programming related to Food Services).

Mandatory Meeting Dates:

  • Wed, Sept 25 - 4:30 to 6:30 pm
  • Wed., Oct. 23 – 4:30 to 6:30 pm 
  • Wed., Nov 27 - 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Subcommittee Information for Fall 2019

Traveling Tummies: A subcommittee made up of one Staff Advisor and Waterloo students who compare specific UW Food Service locations with another local College or University eateries.  You will decide as a group on a suitable travel date, travel in the Food Services van to the location.  You will base your evaluation off of a predetermined list of criteria (e.g. Food selection, service, price…) and compare to UW Food Service locations.  The group will collectively develop a final presentation and present it to the full committee during the final meeting. All cost of travel covered by UW Food Services.

Mystery Shoppers: A  subcommittee made up of one Staff Advisor and Waterloo students who go to specific UW Food Service locations at a certain time to assess a variety predetermined criteria (e.g. Food selection, service, price…).  The group will develop a final presentation and present their findings and recommendations to the full committee during the final meeting.  Costs accumulated will be reimbursed with receipts to a specified dollar amount.

Social Media Ambassador Program Development:  A subcommittee up of one Staff Advisor and Waterloo students will develop a social media ambassador program for Food Services. This will include researching other ambassador programs and creating an outline of what would be best practices for Food Services' program.  They will get to work on developing something from the ground up! In Winter 2019, the sub-committee will get to test their program! 

Honorarium

  • $100 in meal plan dollars on your WatCard for attending all 3 meetings, actively engaging and completing your subcommittee research, and presenting your findings.
  • Dinner will be provided at each meeting
  • Reference letter provided

If you have any questions, please contact:

Micaela Kelly
Food Advisory Board Chair
micaela.kelly@uwaterloo.ca

FAB Terms of Reference