Catering & Dining

Dining Program

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Southwestern College and Fresh Ideas are pleased to offer an inclusive dining program. Students can enjoy meals at the Dining Hall and Java Jinx in the Roy L. Smith Student Center.  

The Southwestern College dining program features quality service with an attractive variety of fresh menu offerings. Fresh Ideas is always creating new and delicious meals and rotating menus to ensure a variety of options. Their culinary engagement program, Nosh Nation, includes exciting pop-up events, themed menus, and special meal offerings. Fresh Ideas’ Be Green, Be Healthy, Be Bold program highlights the benefits of local, sustainable, and healthy eating. These programs and more help celebrate food and promote healthy eating on our campus.

Why Fresh Ideas? 

Fresh Ideas is a dynamic food service management company serving colleges and universities in the Midwest, South, and Southeast. Together, we are dedicated to providing happiness by producing a fresh food experience for people of all ages. 

Fresh Ideas is committed to engaging the student’s dining needs on every level through a truly diverse culinary experience. They deliver a variety of dining options that are fresh, familiar and global.

Because they understand the important role food plays in recruitment and retention, their dining services program is positioned to support these initiatives through meaningful interaction and engagement between students and Fresh Ideas.

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For menu options and pricing, please contact the Director of Camps & Conferences at 620-229-6141 or email

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