The Feasting Dead event at Florida Atlantic University last Halloween was based on “The Walking Dead” and featured zombie actors roaming the dining hall while each station was fully decorated and named after various components of the television show, such as the Prison, the Greene Family Farm, Woodbury and Terminus.
Michigan State’s “Game of Thrones” dinner in April featured a medieval-themed menu that included venison stew with root vegetables, herb and sheep milk cheese pie, roast sirloin of “auroch” and carved “dragon” wings with gooseberry sauce.
These “cosmic cupcakes” were part of the menu at the “Toy Story” event at the University of New Hampshire in February. A conference room was transformed into “Andy’s room” filled with games, toys, photo opportunities, an ice cream bar and live streaming of all of the “Toy Story” movies.
This 110-pound Bacon Double Cheeseburger was the centerpiece of the Epic Meal Time theme (based on the popular YouTube series) at Johnson & Wales University-Charlotte on April 16, part of the Student Dining Center’s Theme Thursday series.
At Saint Peter’s University, in Jersey City, N.J., a “Star Wars”-themed dinner menued items such as Boba Fett-uccine, Obi Wan-Kabobs and Wookie Cookies, while the original movie played on LCD screens and an employee dressed as Darth Vader patrolled the dining room to engage students in lightsaber battles.
Menu items at the Arizona Student Union and the Arizona Catering Co. take some twists and turns down the dusty roads of the Yucatan, the buzzing metropolis of Mexico City and the busy seaside towns of Oaxaca....More