1. Faces of Upper Crust: Sean McCarthy

    For Upper Crust Food Service regional director, Sean McCarthy, cooking is in his blood. “My dad was a chef and I just grew up in kitchens,” says McCarthy of his decision to pursue a career in the culinary field. A graduate of the Art Institute of Detroit, McCarthy went on to perfect his skills by working as a sous chef and later corporate trainer for area businesses. For McCarthy, who has been…Read More

  2. Menu Feature – Spring Bistro Salad

    The arrival of March has us craving warmer temps and lighter fare. While much of the country is still experiencing cooler weather- even snow in some regions- we’re channeling spring with our Bistro Salad Bar. Diced chicken, sliced apples, pears, golden raisins, candied pecans and bacon are topped upon fresh, crisp lettuce. Creamy, scratch-made maple vinaigrette provides just the perfect dressing…Read More

  3. Faces of Upper Crust: Nick Aleo

    Chef Feature: Nick Aleo (We have a fabulous group of chefs and team members and we want you to get to know them better! We’ll be spotlighting our crew throughout the year on the blog and on social. Look for more ‘Faces of Upper Crust’ in the future) Nick Aleo, Chef at Rutgers University loves the community he has experienced as a part of Upper Crust Food Service. “The hours are amazing. I …Read More

  4. Upper Crust Weekend Brunch

    Weekends bring a slower pace, a welcome change from the hustle and bustle of the busy week. Weekends are a time to decompress, catch up with friends and enjoy a leisurely meal. Weekends call for brunch. We continually hear from our chapters, brunch is one of the highlights of the week. Our chefs have an opportunity to showcase their culinary prowess with elaborate fruit displays, pastry spreads an…Read More

  5. Faces of Upper Crust Chef Feature: Travis Stokes

    A passion for food and ingredients motivated Travis Stokes, Campus Chef at The University of Mississippi, to pursue a career in the culinary field. After graduating culinary school in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania in 2006, Stokes went on to hone his craft under the direction of a French chef at an area historic hotel. “I learned a lot of valuable lessons in large scale menu production and catering eve…Read More

  6. Burger Bar

    The Upper Crust Food Service Burger Bar Widely touted as “America’s favorite food”, the hamburger remains a fixture in our cuisine, and with good reason. An easy to grab and quick meal, hamburgers have become even more appealing among the time-crunched college crowd. But despite its popularity, we don’t believe all hamburgers are created equal. Upper Crust Food Service chefs take great pri…Read More

  7. Fried Fridays

    For Upper Crust Food Service kitchens, “Fried Friday” brings the promise of popular fried favorites as well as twists on the traditional fare.  Alongside staples such as chicken tenders, corn dogs and mozzarella sticks, our chefs also offer up delicious fried macaroni and cheese bites as well as fried Oreos.   Seriously, you haven’t lived until you’ve tasted our creamy macaroni and chee…Read More

  8. The Importance of Eating Well in College

    College is a learning experience, in many ways. It can be a little bit intimidating when you first arrive and begin figuring out your daily routine away from the home that you come from and learning how to juggle your class work, Greek life, social activities, and more. One of the issues that arise when you have so many things on your mind is eating right and taking care of your body. It’s incre…Read More

  9. Join Our Team

    Is the culinary field something that you’re passionate about? Have you always been the chef of the house, the one baking, cooking, and concocting delicious meals? Do you love food? Hey! We do too! At Upper Crust Food Service, we serve fraternities and sororities across the entire country with tasty, fresh, and healthy meals, and we’re always looking for people to join our devoted team and prov…Read More

  10. Making the Best Out of Your Time in College

    If you’re new to college, you’re probably going through a wide range of emotions. Since you’re about to embark on a whole new journey, you’re probably experiencing a mixture of fear, excitement, happiness, anticipation, and more! Don’t worry, almost every single new college student goes through this. But don’t worry! Know that you’re about to have some of the best times that you’ll…Read More