Our Commitment to Safe Dining
UNC-Chapel Hill is proud to be partnered with Aramark for our on-campus dining services. As such, we are working with Aramark’s strict safety processes and guidelines through EverSafe in addition to UNC Environment, Health and Safety experts on all safety process and protocol. EverSafe is Aramark’s multidimensional safety platform designed to empower employees and guests with confidence in their safety. EverSafe is guided by 4 tenets: Total Wellbeing, Operational Impact, Frictionless Experiences, and Collaborative Expertise.
- Total Wellbeing: Promote a culture of wellness to cultivate a thriving community. (Thoughtful menus, ongoing education, reassurance and transparency, environmental sustainability – reusable masks, waste minimization)
- Operational Impact: Employ consistent, safe processes with relevant and meaningful outcomes using existing & emerging technology (Restart playbooks, deep clean programs)
- Frictionless Experiences: Take a human-centric approach to deliver experiences that matter. (Mobile ordering solutions, convenient meal options for grab-and-go and take-home meals)
- Collaborative Expertise: Embrace partners to advance learning and progress. (Partnership with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization, Jefferson Health and Steritech to enable
EverSafe was built on Aramark’s dining and facilities management expertise – in consultation with Jefferson Health’s medical and technical teams – and developed in accordance with recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and other leading health entities and reflects our commitment to the safe reopening of our dining facilities.
- Carolina Dining Services is following the Orange County Health Department guidelines for safe dining.
- Contracted dining staff are required to adhere to all Community Standards, including the Carolina Together Testing Program and vaccination certification.
- We have reduced the number of tables and chairs to minimize seating congestion.
- Students also have access to additional take-out and delivery services as an alternative to eat-in dining.
- Extra sanitizer stations have been placed throughout dining facilities.
- During peak periods, CDS staff monitor capacity and may hold students outside until areas clear.
- Tented outdoor seating areas will remain through the fall semester and have been supplemented in some areas to provide additional seating.
- At Chase and Top of Lenoir, take out containers are provided so guests can take their food and eat elsewhere. All retail locations offer take-out options.
- Food trucks have been added around campus during lunch and dinner for additional dining options. Visit Menu & Hours
For additional information check out https://carolinatogether.unc.edu/