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March 12, 2021

Finlandia Fridays dishes on Diversity Dinner Week

Diversity Dinner is a long-standing tradition at Finlandia that students, employees and community members alike enjoy annually. It’s a logistical feat that puts students in the kitchen, cooking up dishes from their heritage and culture that they can share with others. For the creator of the event, Leann Fogle, the challenge this year was how to continue the tradition while also mitigating the potential risk of COVID-19.

“This year, instead of preparing the meal themselves, we will ask Dining [...]

December 28, 2020

Wraps and salad options coming back to Finlandia Café for Spring semester

Beginning spring semester 2021, the Finlandia Hall Café will offer more meal options for students. Custom-made speciality salad and wrap options will be available, bringing back some semblance of normalcy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The build-your-own salad and deli bar was removed during the early days of the pandemic in the spring 2020 semester as a way to potentially reduce the spread of COVID-19. “With all the mandated restrictions we must follow to be compliant, we want to offer more [...]

February 14, 2019

Finlandia Dining Hall new meal plan and food offerings

Dining services just got an upgrade

Finlandia University will have new food offering available to students at Finlandia Dining Hall and a new meal plan option for students this fall.

Based off the responses collected from a dining services survey sent out to students and staff this spring, the results prompted the dining services team to take action.

“The number of folks who took the time to complete the survey was impressive,” said Director of Dining Services Tim Nakkula. [...]

September 6, 2017

Dining Services eager for 2017-18 academic year

Tim Nakkula is back at the helm for Finlandia University Dining Services, moving back into the role of director during the summer break. In addition to Nakkula’s move, the department also welcomes new cook Tom Goldstein, food service workers Avery Neal and Terrance Fuller, and cashiers Ashley Nakkula, Kendra Baril and Clancy Tunstall.

“I am excited to be back as the Director of Dining Services at Finlandia,” Tim Nakkula said. “I am fortunate to have a great staff whom I [...]