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Cottey Food

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” — Virginia Woolf


We’ll just come out and say it. Food’s important to us. Because we know it’s important to you. It’s comfort. It’s fuel. It’s brain power. To us, that means it should taste great – at least as good as home cooking, or better – and be good for you too.

Think we’re just saying this? When you ask students or alumnae what are the best things about Cottey, food is almost always in the top five. Go ahead and ask for yourself. Better yet, taste for yourself! When you visit campus, we’ll make sure you get a chance to have a bite to eat.


Included in your room and board are 20 meals a week in Raney Dining Room. This includes Monday breakfast through Sunday brunch. Sunday dinners you’re on your own. Don’t worry, you won’t starve. There are lots of options – grab something in town, warm up the hotplate in your suite, join in a “suite feed” (kind of like a potluck), or have a bite in the Chellie Club coffeehouse on campus.


Like most great restaurants, the Dining team is always looking for reasons to make meals special. For example, during the holidays you’ll see a lot of your seasonal favorites on the menu, and Sunday brunches are always a time to add a little flair. Where the Dining team really brings it is during every suite’s annual Centennial Dinner. It’s an evening to which every suite member looks forward!


Feel free to contact us by phone: (417) 667-8181 ext 2150 or


Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 9:00 am; Continental Offerings until 9:30 am 11:30 am – 1 pm, takeout only until 1:15 5pm – 7pm
Saturday Continental Breakfast – 7:30 am – 9:00 am 11:30 am – 1 pm, takeout only until 1:15 5pm – 7pm
Sunday Continental Breakfast – 8:00 am – 9:00 am Brunch Buffet – 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

*Brunch offers a combination of Breakfast and Lunch Items.

** Continental Breakfast offers all Cereal, Toast, Muffins, etc. and Beverages

Menu Subject to Change Without Notice

See online nutrition guide for more information

♥ Indicates Daily Healthy Options
* Indicates Gluten Free Item
GFA – Gluten Free Available
Entrées marked with a V are vegetarian.
Entrées marked with a P contain pork.
Entrées marked with a VV are vegan.
Entrées marked with a D contain dairy.

Weekly Menu


Fresh Fruit: *Mangoes

Entrees: *Scrambled Eggs, *Maple Chorizo Scramble P, Breakfast Corndog P, *Bacon P,
Turkey Sausage Patties, ♥*Amish Baked Oatmeal VV, *Potato Cakes VV

Pop Up: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Cappuccino Muffins D


Soup: *Taco Soup, Roasted Veggie Noodle V & D

Entrees: Chicken Pesto Pita D, ♥Pesto Pita V & D,*Homestyle Chicken Tenders (GFA),
Vegan Chik’n Tenders VV, *Beef Birria Quesadillas D (GFA), *Steamed Rice VV, *Shoestring Fries VV

Dessert: M & M Cookies


Entrees: Red Pepper Hummus, Chik’n Sandwich VV, Sriracha Popcorn Chicken, ♥*Sesame Noodle Stir-Fry VV (GFA), *Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry, Crab Rangoon D

Starch: *Roasted Potatoes VV, *Steamed Rice VV

Vegetables: *Roasted Cheesy Cabbage V & D, *Steamed Green Beans VV

Pop Up: Stir-Fry Bar

Dessert: Jan’s Chocolate Cake D

National Taco Day


Fresh Fruit: *Cantaloupe

Entrees: *Scrambled Eggs, ♥Healthy Pancakes V & VV, Cinnamon Pizzas V & D,
*Bacon P, *Crispy Turkey Bacon, *Shredded Hashbrowns VV

PopUp: Smoothie Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Donut Muffins D


Soup: *Baked Potato Soup V & D, Tomato Soup VV

Entrees: *Grilled Cheddar on Italian Bread V & D (GFA), Baked Cheesy Chicken Pie D,
*Pepperoni Pizza P & D (GFA), ♥*Sweet Chipotle Skewers VV, Garden Blend Rice VV,
*Potato Smiles VV

Pop Up: Taco Bowl Bar

Dessert: Chocolate Caramel Brownies D


Entrees: BBQ Chicken Bao Buns, Toasted Cheese Ravioli with Marinara V & D,
Fish Tacos D, ♥*Bean Tostadas V & D, VV, *Beef Tacos, Cook’s Choice

Starch: Spanish Rice, *Garlic Mashed Potatoes V & D

Vegetables: *Steamed Peas VV, *Elote Street Corn V & D

Dessert: Peach Crisp D, *Asst. Ice Cream D & Sorbet

Fried-Free Day


Fresh Fruit: *Pineapple

Entrees: *Scrambled Eggs Reg & VV, Bacon, Egg & Cheese Croissant P & D, ♥*Cheese & Tomato Omelettes V & D, *Bacon P, *Sausages Patties P & VV, *Skillet Potatoes VV

PopUp: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Morning Glory Muffins D


Soup: ♥Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup D, *Golden Broccoli Cheese Soup V & D

Entrees: Shawarma Chicken Pitas with Tzatziki Slaw D, *Hamburgers (GFA), Veggie Burgers VV, Jumbo Cheese Ravioli V & D, *Korean-Style Noodles with Vegetables VV  (GFA), *Steamed Rice VV, *Roasted Sweet Potatoes VV

Dessert: *Carrot Cake Bars D


Italian Bar

*Caesar Salad/*Roman Salad VV
*Bruschetta with Toasts (GFA)
*Artichoke Dip with Tortilla Chips D
Garlic Breadsticks D
♥*Chicken Breasts Italian
Baked Sausage Parmesan with Angel Hair P & D
*Shrimp Scampi D
Five Cheese Lasagna V & D
Cheese Manicotti with Marinara V & D
♥*Tuscan Roasted Veggies VV
*Fettucine (GFA) with *Alfredo Sauce V & D, VV
*Zucchini Sauté VV                                                                                                   Mozzarella Sticks with Marinara V & D

Cheesecake D with Toppings
Tiramisu / Cannoli / *Italian Ice


Fresh Fruit: *Pink Grapefruit

Entrees: *Cheesy Scrambled Eggs V & D, Cinnamon French Toast Sticks, *Cheese & Egg
Bagel V & D (GFA), ♥*Oatmeal VV / *Bacon P, *Chunky Hashbrowns VV

PopUp: Smoothie Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Honey Mufffins D


Soup: Mac n’ Cheese Soup V & D, *Beef Stew

Entrees: Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich P & D, Korean BBQ Cauliflower Wings V & D,
Baked Meatloaf D, ♥*Vegetable Pancit VV, *Natural Chip Fries VV, *Mashed Potatoes V & D, *Steamed Rice VV

Pop Up: Pasta Bar

Dessert: Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies D


Entrees: Tandoori Butter Chicken Flatbread D, Tandoor Butter Flatbread V & D,
Chicken Nuggets Reg & VV, *Beef Shish Kebobs, Cook’s Choice

Starch: *Steamed Fingerling Potatoes VV, Rice Pilaf VV

Vegetables: ♥*Grilled Vegetable Kebobs VV, *Steamed Baby Carrots

Dessert: Chocolate Brownie Trifle D

No Classes


Fresh Fruit: *Bananas

Continental Breakfast 7:00 – 9:30 a.m.

PopUp: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Strawberry Shortcake Muffins D


Soup:*Homemade Vegetable Soup VV, White Chicken Chili D

Entrees: Fiesta Lime Chicken Burrito D, Vegan Mac n’ Cheez VV, Chorizo Omelette
Squares P & D, *French Toast V & D (GFA), ♥*Vegan Veggie Fritatta VV, *Refried Beans VV, Seasoned Potato Wedges VV

Pop Up: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Dessert: Strawberry Shortcake Cookies D


Entrees: ♥*Sesame Sriracha Wings, Smoked Chicken Wings, *Spaghetti (GFA) with
*Meat Sauce & *Marinara VV, Meatballs Reg P & VV

Starch: *Herb Roasted Red Potatoes VV, *Steamed Rice VV

Vegetables: *Grilled Vegetables VV, *Steamed Corn VV

Pop-Up: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Dessert: Tres Leches D, Cherry Crisp Pie


Continental Breakfast 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Fresh Fruit: *Honeydew

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Croissants D


Soup: Tomato Ravioli Soup V & D

Entrees: Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza P & D, *Cheese Pizza V & D (GFA), Fish Sticks,
♥Mexicali Bake VV, Cook’s Choice, Pretzel Fries or *Tortilla Chips with *Nacho Cheese D,
*Steamed Rice VV

Desserts: Chocolate Cookies with Peanut Butter Chips D


Entrees:*BBQ Chicken Sandwich (GFA), *Honey Garlic Little Smokies P, ♥*Roasted Veggies with BBQ Jackfruit VV, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Cook’s Choice

Starch: Seasoned Waffle Fries VV, *Steamed Rice VV

Vegetables: *Steamed Cauliflower VV with *Cheese Sauce D, *Steamed Spinach VV

Dessert: Asst. Ice Cream Novelties D

** Continental Breakfast 
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

* Brunch Buffet
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Salads: *Fresh Fruit Trays, *Cheese D & Cracker Trays, Assorted Cold Cereals, *Garden Salad VV

Entrees: ♥*Scrambled Eggs, ♥Vegetarian Eggs Benedict V & D, Chorizo Breakfast
Quesadillas P & D, *Brioche French Toast V & D (GFA), Biscuits with Gravy P & D, V & D,
*Bacon P / *Sliced Ham P, *Potato Cakes VV, Chicken Kiev, ♥Herb-Crusted Tempeh
with Marinara VV, *Mashed Potatoes V & D, *Roasted Broccoli VV, *Steamed Brussels Sprouts VV

Breads: *Asst. Bagels (GFA), *Chocolate Pumpkin Bread D, Croissants D

Desserts: Vegan Snickerdoodles VV, Homemade Blueberry Pie, Coca-Cola Cake D



Assorted Juices
Cream Cheese
Breads & Bagels (Gluten Free Available)
English Muffins
Asst. Jams & Jellies
Asst. Cold & Hot Cereals,
Granola (also Gluten Free)
Wheat Germ
Waffle Bar
Omelette Bar
Steamed Rice

Lunch and Dinner

Deli Bar Offerings

  • Gluten Free Ham
  • Gluten Free Turkey
  • Variety of sliced Cheeses
  • Asst. Accompaniments
  • Protein Salad
  • 6 Bread Varieties
  • GF White Bread
  • GF Wheat Bread

Salad Bar Offerings

  • 3 Kinds of Greens
  • 10 Kinds of Vegetables
  • 9 Salad Dressings
  • Daily Salad Specials
  • Rolls & Asst. Breads

Seasonal Fruit Basket

Omelette and Waffle Bar also available every Monday.