UO plans $8.5M kitchen and wood shop

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Monday, April 22, 2013

The University of Oregon plans an $8.5 million kitchen and wood shop by the end of the next school year.

In a case of much gained — but something lost, too — the university will raze a dozen tiny cottages that have sheltered hundreds of student families through to graduation.

The university’s central kitchen pumps out an enormous amount of food — 10,000 meals a day. In addition, its catering wing does about 28 jobs per day, ranging from a luncheon for 1,200 to a coffee-and-rolls break for a dozen.

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