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Shorty’s Reimagined

Welcome to the reimagined Shorty’s! Shorty’s has been a Wake Forest staple since 1916 and came to the campus of Wake Forest University in 1990. Since then Shorty’s has become one of the go-to burger and hangout spots on…


Surprise & Delight – A Spontaneous Offer of Kindness

Every week we host a scavenger hunt to locate the Zick’s pizza cart for an opportunity to win a free flatbread pizza and a bottle of water for the first 25 guests.  An Instagram is posted the day of the…


Woman’s History Month starts March Fifth in the Pit

We are kicking off our collaboration with the WFU Women’s Center on March Fifth in the Pit! Our first feature is Harvest Table Culinary Group Employee Joanne Dagostino. Joanne Dagostino works at Under the Oaks catering here at Wake Forest!…


A Look Into Romantic Cuisine

This week in the Pit, the International Grill has been taken over by a unique and eccentric, almost romantic cuisine. Monday kicked off the change of pace for the week, with a fresh and vibrant Frise Salad topped with freshly…


I Make a Difference February Award Recipient

We say a huge congratulations to Ruth Osio who has won the February 2021 I Make A Difference Award. You can find Ruth at Hilltop Market Dining Hall at the Southern Kitchen Station, serving her guests, even behind the mask,…


Deacon Dining Celebrates Black History Month

Deacon Dining is Honoring Black History month by celebrating and Highlighting Black Culinarian Excellence. The team kicked off the celebrations by featuring Chef Randy Dickerson’s (Hilltop Market) Vegan Chili in the Pit on Tuesday (2/2). The recipe was drawn on…


C-Stores across Campus featuring Local Cantina Favorite

Deacon Dining is committed to offering our guests their local favorites even while being away at college. We don’t believe that their favorite dining experiences should be sacrificed while working hard in school and studying on the quad. That’s why…


Welcome, Chef!

Timothy Grandinetti Tim Grandinetti is an Award Winning Certified Executive Chef with a passion for the culinary arts, a commitment to exemplary guest services, and 15+ years of professional experience in the hospitality industry. Chef Grandinetti has cooked…


On Campus Meal Delivery

Deacon Dining has continued to serve our guests that still remain on campus. We have provided a safe and welcoming place for guests who choose to get their meals from The Pit and take them to go along with providing…


Grain Bowl Recipe Development

Many Harvest Table Culinary Chefs from Wake Forest, High Point, Elon and Redlands joined Harvest Table Executive Chef Matt Thompson and his team in a grain bowl recipe development. The team used InHarvest Grains who visited while the development was…