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News on Catering Services 2015

December 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Closure of Ho Tim Hall Restaurant (January 4-10, 2016)

Due to the revamp of ceiling, the Ho Tim Hall Restaurant located at Jockey Club Student Village I will be closed from January 4, 2016 (Monday) to January 10, 2016 (Sunday). The Restaurant will resume service on January 11, 2016 (Monday) at 11:00 a.m. Should you have any queries regarding the above arrangement, please feel free to contact Mr. Sam Poon, Catering Manager atcatering@cedars.hku.hk.

We apologize for all the inconvenience caused. Thank you very much for your attention.

 
December 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Early Closure of Catering Outpost - SUBWAY on December 31, 2015

Due to the paint work at the Run Run Shaw Podium, the SUBWAY Catering Outpost will be closed after 2:00 p.m. on December 31, 2015 (Thursday). The Outpost will resume normal service on the following day. Should you have any queries regarding the above arrangement, please feel free to contact Mr. Sam Poon, Catering Manager at catering@cedars.hku.hk.

We apologize for all the inconvenience caused.

Thank you very much for your attention.

 
December 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Special Opening Hours of Campus Catering Outlets During Christmas and Semester Break

Please refer here for the opening hours of campus catering outlets during Christmas and semester break. Colleagues in University offices may post up these information as appropriate.

Should you have any queries regarding the above arrangement, please free feel to contact Mr Sam Poon, Catering Manager at catering@cedars.hku.hk.

Thank you very much for your attention and may I wish you a Merry Christmas and a wonderful year ahead!

 
December 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Christmas Catering Menu from Catering Outlet on Campus

As Christmas and New Year is approaching, it would be a great time to share the joyous moment with your colleagues and fellows.  This year, we have gathered the festive catering menu from caterers on campus and we hope this would come in handy when you are throwing a party!  Please feel free to approach the respective caterers directly for any enquiry on the menu and order arrangement.

Main Campus

Union Restaurant
http://cedars.hku.hk/catering/menu/2015/APCChristmasMenu2015.pdf

FSCAC Restaurant 
http://cedars.hku.hk/catering/menu/2015/APCChristmasMenu2015.pdf

Centennial Campus 

Grove Café
http://cedars.hku.hk/catering/menu/2015/GroveChristmasMenu2015.pdf

Delifrance
http://cedars.hku.hk/catering/menu/2015/DFHKChristmasLeaflet2015.pdf

Sassoon Road Campus

Bay View Restaurant
http://cedars.hku.hk/catering/menu/2015/APCChristmasMenu2015.pdf

Wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 
November 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Special Promotion on 2015 Chrismas Cookies Ordering from TWGHs iBakery

Honey Gingerbread Family: Early Bird Discount HK$96 (13 pieces); After 30 Nov 2015 (HK$108)



Price (Early bird special discount before November 30, 2015)

Honey Gingerbread Family: HK$96
Gingerbread Gift Pack: HK$48
Christmas Cookie Tin: HK$148
Enquiry: 2711-1345
Email: ibakeryptc@tungwah.org.hk
Ordering Form: http://ibakery.tungwahcsd.org/edm_christmas2015/leaflet.pdf

 
November 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: FREE "SUPERPASS APPLES" from CEDARS to cheer you up for your examinations!!

HKU Catering: FREE

As your examination is drawing near, you should take good care of yourselves and be prepared for the days of challenges. As usual, CEDARS would like to give out free "SuperPass" Apples to cheer you up before the assessment period. The arrangements are as follows:-

Date: November 23-27, 2015 (Mon to Fri) 
Time: 11:00 a.m. onwards

Points of Distribution:

1. CYMAC Maxim's (4/F CYMAC)
2. CYMAC Cafeteria – Café 330 (2/F CYMAC)
3. Main Library (Old Wing) Starbucks Coffee
4. FSCAC Restaurant (2/F FSCAC)
5. Ebeneezer's (1/F FSCAC, Halal Food Corner)
6. Global Lounge Pacific Coffee (G/F FSCAC)
7. Union Restaurant (4/F Haking Wong Building) 
8. Grove Café (LG/F Centennial Campus)
9. Delifrance (G/F Centennial Campus)
10. Super Super Congee and Noodle (G/F Centennial Campus)
11. BIJAS Vegetarian (G/F Centennial Campus)
12. Ho Tim Hall Restaurant – Banquet Hall (JCSV-I)
13. Hill View Restaurant (JCSV-II)
14. Bay View Restaurant (LG/F No.6 Sassoon Road)
15. Dental Society Room (7/F PPDH)

Remarks:
- "SuperPass" Apples will be distributed daily on November 23-27, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. onwards, available while stock lasts. 
- Free "SuperPass" Apples are for HKU Students ONLY. Be considerate, please take only one apple on any day.
- Please take free "SuperPass" Apples at the cashier counter of the respective restaurants. NO OTHER PURCHASE IS NECESSARY.

On behalf of the University, Committee on Student Affairs (CSA), Committee on Catering (CoC) and CEDARS, may I wish you all "SuperPass" and good luck to your examinations!

 
October 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Updates on Campus Catering Services (HKJCBIR Cafeteria, BIJAS Vegetarian)

1. HKJCBIR Cafeteria

The contract with the current operator of the cafeteria (viz. Knockbox Coffee Company) located at 4/F of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research (HKJCBIR) at No.5 Sassoon Road will be ended on October 15, 2015 (Thursday). The cafeteria will be closed after its operation on this date.

2. Breakfast Service at BIJAS Vegetarian (Centennial Campus)

Vegetarian breakfast is now available at BIJAS Vegetarian! Breakfast will be served from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Monday – Friday). Please refer to here for the menu.

For other information and updates on campus catering services, please visithttp://cedars.hku.hk/catering.

 
September 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

"Bring Your Own Mug" Campaign at Selected HKU Catering Outlets

To advocate waste reduction, the University has joined the "Bring Your Own Mug" campaign organized by the Conservancy Association (長春社). As one of the participating Institutions of the "Bring Your Own Mug Alliance", from October 1 to December 31, 2015, concessions will be offered to customers who bring their own mugs / tumblers when purchasing certain takeaway beverage at the following catering outlets on campus. Conditions applied and please approach the respective eateries for details.

1. Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre Restaurant
2. Fong Shu Chuen Amenities Centre Restaurant 
3. Union Restaurant
4. Centennial Campus - Super Super Congee and Noodles
5. Centennial Campus - Grove Café
6. Centennial Campus - Delifrance
7. Ho Tim Hall Restaurant
8. Jockey Club Student Village II Restaurant

You may wish to find out more about the BYOM campaign on the official Facebook Page.

Let's bring our own mug for a greener campus!

 
September 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

Customer Satisfaction Survey on Campus Catering Services (September 2015)

To keep on improving campus catering services, CEDARS would like to collect your opinions and comments on recent catering experiences in HKU eateries. Please advise us how you would like the Caterers to do better with your suggestions and expectations on campus catering services. We would appreciate it if you could spare a few minutes in completing the online questionnaires through the following link:

http://cedars.hku.hk/sections/campuslife/Catering/UserSurvey.php

Your valuable input would be conveyed to the respective Consumers' Groups and Caterers for consideration and appropriate actions.

If you have other comments, please do not hesitate to send us a feedback directly via email or theonline feedback form.

Thank you very much for your attention and valuable input!

 
August 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Updates on Campus Catering Services (Bay View Restaurant, Price Adjustment)

Subsequent to an open tendering exercise earlier in April 2015 for the selection of operator for the Ho Tim Hall Restaurant and Jockey Club Student Village II Restaurant, the contract was awarded to a new caterer, Super Fame (Hong Kong) Ltd. The date of commencement of service and the operation hours of the respective restaurants are as follows:-

1. Bay View Restaurant (Sassoon Road Campus)

The University has engaged Asia Pacific Catering Corporation Ltd. (APC) for the operation of the Bay View Restaurant at LG/F, 6 Sassoon Road from August 31, 2015 (next Monday) and the operation hours of the restaurant are as follows:-

10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Mon - Sat)
CLOSED (Sun & University Holidays)

Menu and pricing
Remarks: Breakfast will be served from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (Mon – Sat)

2. Price adjustment – Main Library (Old Wing) Coffee Shop

The University has approved the request of Coffee Concepts (Hong Kong) Ltd. for upward price adjustment at the Main Library (Old Wing) Coffee Shop (viz. Starbucks Coffee). The average price increase and the effective date of adjustment are as follows:-

Average percentage price adjustment: +9.14%
Effective Date: September 1, 2015 (Tuesday)
Menu with new pricing

For other information and updates on campus catering services, please visithttp://cedars.hku.hk/catering.

Thank you for your attention.

 
August 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

Re: Temporary Closure of Catering Outpost II & III – SUBWAY and iBakery on August 13-14, 2015

In anticipation of crowded scenario at the Run Run Shaw Podium during the New Student Registration Day, i.e. August 13-14, 2015 (Thursday and Friday), the two catering outposts (SUBWAY and iBakery) in the area will be temporarily closed on these two days. Normal operation of SUBWAY and iBakery will be resumed on August 15, 2015 (Saturday) and August 17, 2015 (Monday) respectively.

Thank you for your attention.

 
August 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Updates on Campus Catering Services (Ho Tim Hall Restaurant, Jockey Club Student Village II Restaurant

Subsequent to an open tendering exercise earlier in April 2015 for the selection of operator for the Ho Tim Hall Restaurant and Jockey Club Student Village II Restaurant, the contract was awarded to a new caterer, Super Fame (Hong Kong) Ltd. The date of commencement of service and the operation hours of the respective restaurants are as follows:-

Ho Tim Hall Restaurant

Date of commencement of service: August 17, 2015 (Monday)
Operation hours: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Daily) 
Menu with new price

JCSV-II Restaurant

Date of commencement of service (soft-opening): August 10, 2015 (Monday)
Operation hours (soft-opening): 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Daily)

Date of commencement of service (normal): August 17, 2015 (Monday)
Operation hours (normal): 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Daily) 
Menu with new price

For other information and updates on campus catering services, please visithttp://cedars.hku.hk/catering.

Thank you for your attention.

 
July 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Price adjustment - Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre Restaurant (Maxim's) and Delifrance

Please be informed that the University has duly approved the requests of the respective caterers for upward price adjustments at the captioned catering outlets, with average price increase and actual date of execution as follows:-

1. Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre Restaurant (Maxim's Food^2)
Average percentage price adjustment: +3.73%
Effective Date: August 1, 2015 (Sat) 
Menu with new price

2. Centennial Campus – Delifrance
Average percentage price adjustment: +9.58%
Effective Date: August 1, 2015 (Sat)
Menu with new price

Should you have any query regarding the above arrangement, please free feel to contact the catering manager, Mr. Sam Poon at 2859 2285 or email catering@cedars.hku.hk.

Thank you for your attention.

 
July 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: iBakery Mini Healthy Mooncakes and Green Tea Cookies Gift Box Promotion

iBakery Mini Healthy Mooncakes Promotion (Original $168; Early Bird $148) Enquiry Tel. 2711 1345; iBakery Green Tea Cookies Gift Box Promotion $48 (100g) Enquiry Tel. 2711 1345

Thank you for your attention.

 
June 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

Re: Temporary Closure of Catering Outpost I – FRU:YO Factory

FRU:YO Factory, located at G/F of CYMAC, will be temporarily closed from June 20, 2015 (Sat) to July 15, 2015 (Wed) due to re-decoration of ceilings of concrete vaults at the Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre during this period. Normal service will be resumed on July 16, 2015 (Thu).

Should you have any query regarding the above arrangement, please free feel to contact the catering manager, Mr. Sam Poon at 2859 2285 or email catering@cedars.hku.hk.

Thank you for your attention.

 
May 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Temporary Lunch Box Arrangement at Bay View Restaurant

A temporary lunch box service will be provided by Asia Pacific Catering Corporation Ltd. at the Bay View Restaurant commencing from June 1, 2015 from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday ONLY). Please refer to the following link for the lunch box menu in June 2015.

<http://cedars.hku.hk/catering/menu/2015/APC_TemporaryLunchboxMenu_Jun2015.pdf>

Thank you for your attention.

 
May 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Bay View Restaurant, Ho Tim Hall Restaurant, JCSV-II Restaurant, and Summer Operation Hours

1. Bay View Restaurant

The contract with the current operator – Sailing Boat Catering Management Ltd., has been terminated and the last day of operation by Sailing Boat will be 29/05/2015 (Friday). Commencing from 01/06/2015 (Monday), temporary lunch box service ($28 per box w/o drink) will be provided by Asia Pacific Catering Corporation Ltd. during 12:00 noon – 2:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday) at the Bay View Restaurant. There will be further announcement on the regular catering service at this site in due course. .

2. Ho Tim Hall Restaurant and Jockey Club Student Village II Restaurant

The contract with the current operator – Jexon Development Ltd., is due to expire on 31/05/2015. An open tender exercise was conducted earlier in April 2014 for the selection of operator for both Restaurants. Official announcement of the award of contract would be made after the official procedures are completed. The last day of operation by the current operator at both locations will be 29/05/2015 (Friday) and the sites will be closed afterwards for minor renovation. It is expected that the both Restaurants will be re-opened in July 2015.

3. Summer Operation Hours of Catering Outlets

Please refer to the following link for the special operation hours of campus catering outlets in June and July 2015. 
Summer 2015 Operation Hours of Campus Catering Outlets (PDF)

Should you have any query regarding the above arrangement, please free feel to contact the Catering Manager, Mr. Sam Poon at 2859 2285 or email catering@cedars.hku.hk.

Thank you very much for your attention.

 
May 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Arrangement during bad weather condition

As the Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is now hoisted, Centennial Campus Catering Outlet - BIJAS Vegetarian will remain CLOSED and resume normal operation no later than two hours of the lowering of the Black Rainstorm Warning Signal.

Thank you for your attention.

 
May 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKJCBIR Cafeteria (Knockbox Coffee) – "BUY ONE & GET ONE FREE" Offer

I am pleased to inform you that the Cafeteria at the 4/F of HKJC Building for Interdisciplinary Research (HKJCBIR) at 5 Sassoon Road will launch a "BUY ONE & GET ONE FREE" promotion for any coffee purchased during 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Monday to Friday) from now on until May 29, 2015. Please come and enjoy this great offer!

For inquiry, please contact Knockbox Coffee at knockboxcoffee@gmail.com.

 
April 2015
 

Dear Students,

HKU Catering: FREE "SUPERPASS APPLES" from CEDARS to cheer you up for your examinations!!

As your examination is drawing near, you should take good care of yourselves and be prepared for the days of challenges. As usual, CEDARS would like to give out free "SuperPass" Apples to cheer you up for the assessment period. The arrangements are as follows:-

SuperPass Apples Nov 2014

Date: April 13-17, 2015 (Mon to Fri)
Time: 11:00 a.m. onwards

Points of Distribution:

1. CYMAC Maxim's (4/F CYMAC)
2. CYMAC Cafeteria – Café 330 (2/F CYMAC)
3. Main Library (Old Wing) Starbucks Coffee
4. FSCAC Restaurant (2/F FSCAC)
5. Ebeneezer's (1/F FSCAC, Halal Food Corner)
6. Global Lounge Pacific Coffee (G/F FSCAC)
7. Union Restaurant (4/F Haking Wong Building) 
8. Grove Café (LG/F, Centennial Campus)
9. Delifrance (G/F, Centennial Campus)
10. Super Super Congee and Noodle (G/F, Centennial Campus)
11. BIJAS Vegetarian (G/F, Centennial Campus)
12. Ho Tim Hall Restaurant (JCSV-I)
13. C.C. Canteen (JCSV-II)
14. Bay View Restaurant (LG/F 6 Sassoon Road)
15. Dental Society Room (7/F PPDH)

Remarks:
- "SuperPass" Apples will be distributed daily on April 13-17, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. onwards, available while stock lasts.
- Free "SuperPass" Apples are for HKU Students ONLY. Be considerate, please take one apple on any day.
- Please take free "SuperPass" Apples at the cashier counter of the respective restaurants. NO OTHER PURCHASE IS NECESSARY.

On behalf of the University, Committee on Student Affairs (CSA), Committee on Catering (CoC) and CEDARS, may I wish you all "SuperPass" and good luck to your examinations!

 
April 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

Contamination of Smoked Salmon by Listeria monocytogenes Incident

Referring to the recent food safety alert issued by the Centre of Food Safety (CFS) on the possible contamination of smoked salmon by Listeria monocytogenes, CEDARS has inquired all contract caterers shortly after the announcement by CFS and was given to understand that FOUR of our caterers listed below ordered the smoked salmon manufactured by the concerned supplier - Polyfood Food Service Co. Ltd. For the sake of customer safety, all four affected caterers have ceased selling the products containing smoked salmon immediately after the announcement of the CFS and all caterers, except Grove Café, have already switched to other suppliers for smoked salmon and resumed sale of the concerned products. Grove Café (Centennial Campus) will resume the sale of the affected products once they have selected the alternative supplier. CEDARS will keep the University community informed if there is further development on this incident.

- Pacific Coffee Company (Global Lounge Cafeteria)
- Starbucks Coffee (Main Library (Old Wing) Coffee Shop & Composite Building)
- Knockbox Coffee Company (HKJCBIR Cafeteria)
- Grove Café (Centennial Campus)

Please refer to the update from the CFS for details:
Announcement on March 29, 3015
Announcement on April 3, 2015

Thank you for your attention.

 
April 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

Customer Satisfaction Survey on Campus Catering Services (April 2015)

To keep on improving campus catering services, CEDARS would like to collect your opinions and comments on recent catering experiences in HKU eateries. Please advise us how you would like the Caterers to do better on campus catering services. We would appreciate it if you could spare a few minutes in completing the online questionnaires through the following link:

http://cedars.hku.hk/sections/campuslife/Catering/UserSurvey.php

Your valuable input would be conveyed to the respective Consumers' Groups and Caterers for consideration and appropriate actions.

If you have other comments, please do not hesitate to send us a feedback directly via email or theonline feedback form.

Thank you very much for your attention and valuable input!

 
April 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

[IMPORTANT] Suspension of Catering Services of CYMAC Restaurant, Café 330 and FRU:YO Factory on April 5, 2015 (Sun)

Due to the statutory inspection of the low voltage electrical installation of Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre by the Estates Office, electricity supply will be temporarily suspended from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on April 5, 2015 (Sun). The three catering outlets in the Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre - CYMAC Restaurant (Maxim's Food2), Café 330 and FRU:YO Factory will be affected and CLOSED on that day. Normal services will be resumed on April 6, 2015 (Mon).

Thank you for your attention.

 
March 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Whole Cake Ordering Service at HKU iBakery Express

New whole cake ordering service now available at HKU iBakery Express! For enquiry, please approach the iBakery Express kiosk located at the Run Run Shaw Podium or call their ordering hotline at 2816 7616. Terms and conditions applied.

 
February 2015
 

Dear Students and Colleagues,

HKU Catering: Operation Hours During Chinese New Year Holidays, Price Adjustment, Change of Operation Hours of Café 330

1. Operation hours of catering outlets during Chinese New Year Holidays

Please refer to HERE for the special operation hours of campus catering outlets during Chinese New Year Holidays.  Colleagues in University offices may print out these information for your notice boards, if necessary.

2. Price adjustment at Super Super Congee and Noodles and FRU:YO Factory

Centennial Campus – Super Super Congee and Noodles
Effective Date: February 23, 2015 (Monday)
Menu with new pricing

Outpost I – FRU:YO Factory
Effective Date: February 23, 2015 (Monday)
Menu with new pricing

3. Change of operation hours of CYMAC Cafeteria (Café 330)

New operation hours with effective from March 1, 2015 (Sunday): 
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Monday – Friday) 
10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday) 

Should you have any query regarding the above, please free feel to contact the Catering Manager Mr. Sam Poon at 2859-2285 or email catering@cedars.hku.hk

Thank you very much for your attention and may I take this chance to wish you all a very healthy and prosperous Year of the Ram!

Thank you very much for your attention. 




News on Catering Services 2015