Sodexo takes over from Chartwells to feed SCC’s student body
Scottsdale Community College recently made changes to the Artie’s Café academic facility.
New business provides on-campus culinary services to hungry students in the school cafeteria. The school decided to leave its old food supplier, Chartwells, and accepted a new contract with Sodexo to move forward.
Sodexo was born in France in 1966, but has since grown into a global company. He now has more than 420,000 employees and provides services in more than 64 different countries.
Sodexo provides food services to elementary schools and hospitals in addition to university campuses. They also offer catering for large gatherings.
As for the experience at the revamped Artie’s Café, Sodexo’s Maricopa District Executive Director Debra Vines recently spoke to Northeast Valley News about what students and faculty can expect.
“Upon entering we tried to create (the cafeteria) a very warm and welcoming atmosphere,” said Vines.
Vines also said Sodexo offered a wide variety of menu options, including vegetarian options, smoothie bowls and a soup bar. And The cafeteria will continue to offer many of the old campus favorites on the grill, such as burgers with fries and quesadillas. The grill also recently added Philly steaks to the menu.
“We have a friendly staff who are always ready to help and do whatever we need to meet any needs, whether it is hot meals, cold dishes, take out or any dietary restrictions.” , explained Vines.
Artie’s Café is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., when students can browse and enjoy breakfast, lunch, and even dinner options.