Trinity Partners with Metz Culinary Management for Campus Dining Services

Trinity Christian College recently announced its partnership with Metz Culinary Management (Metz) to provide dining services for students, faculty, staff, and guests, effective May 6, 2024.

Metz will implement signature food concept stations and catering services at the Palos Heights, IL, campus, which are expected to improve the quality and variety of fresh, healthy, and sustainable dining options.

“Metz Culinary Management is looking forward to working with Trinity Christian College to implement culinary options that fit the individualized needs of all the audiences we serve,” said Bill Harvey, District Manager at Metz Culinary Management. “We are dedicated to providing our reputable services at Trinity, just as we have for our other partners.”

Trinity joins over 60 college and university accounts in the Metz portfolio, from Illinois to Florida.

Original Metz signature food concept stations in Trinity residential dining will include:

    • Bravo: an open concept where chefs prepare a rotating selection of dishes in front of guests.
    • Main Plate: offers a selection of classic favorites, trendy gourmet selections, and specialty sandwiches.
    • Clark’s Grille: features house-grilled specialty burgers and hot sandwiches, wings, fries, and more.
    • Villa Toscana: made-to-order Italian specialties, including hand-prepared stromboli and pizza, and fresh pasta.
    • Green Scene: Metz’s salad bar concept with a wide selection of fresh and local items

The Trinity campus will continue to feature residential dining services and retail operations. Retail installments available at Bootsma Bookstore will feature Metz’s Simply Smoothies smoothie bar and InterMetzo concept, which provides fresh coffee, espresso, and cappuccino using roasted coffee beans from Veterans Roaster Coffee. Metz will also introduce a contactless convenience store, The Grove Express.

The College selected Metz because of the family-led culture and commitment to meeting the individual needs of its guests. It was also noted that Metz’s commitment to fresh ingredients, culinary excellence, and restaurant-inspired hospitality impressed the selection committee.

Metz was established in 1994 and is a custom dining management service company with a “guest first” philosophy that serves a variety of market segments, including healthcare, corporate dining, higher education, independent and public-school dining, and environmental services. Metz is rated one of the country’s top 20 food service management companies and is also recognized for embracing high standards for ethical responsibility, environmental stewardship, and healthy lifestyles by creating meals that support wellness, reduce food waste, conserve natural resources, and feature locally sourced ingredients whenever possible.