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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: Smoothie 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 D



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

Dessert: Jan’s Chocolate Cake D



Fresh Fruit: *Cantaloupe

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

Pop Up: Omelette & Waffle 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: Indian 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

Pop Up: Smoothie Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffin: 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



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

Dessert: Chocolate Pudding Pie with Cappuccino Cream D, Cherry Crisp Pie


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

Pop Up: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Honey Muffins 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

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


Fresh Fruit: *Bananas

Entrees:   Continental Breakfast 7:00 am – 9:30 am

PopUp: Smoothie 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

Dessert: Strawberry Shortcake Cookies D



Raney Dining Room is closed for Hanging of the Greens preparations.

The pizza dinner will be available in the Chellie Club Lounge from 5:15 – 6:15 pm.

V, VV, and GF option available.

Four Slice Maximum.

Please be sure to have your Cottey I.D.

Bottled Water
*Asst. Cookies (GFA)


Fresh Fruit: *Honeydew

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

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Croissants D



The Sack Lunches that students signed up for in advance will be available in the Robertson Hall Foyer from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm.

Please be sure to have your Cottey I.D.



Hanging of the Greens Formal Buffet Dinner

First Seating
Hors d’oeuvres
5:00 – 5:45 pm

Dinner in Raney
5:45 – 6:45 pm

Second Seating
Hors d’oeuvres
7:00 – 7:45 pm

Dinner in Raney
7:45 – 8:45 pm



8:00 – 9:00 a.m.


11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Soup: Tomato Soup VV, Cream of Broccoli Soup V & D

Entrees: Hamburgers, Black Bean Burgers VV, *Grilled Cheese Sandwiches V & D (GFA),
*Chicken Quesadillas D (GFA), Southwest Veggie Chili VV

Starch/Vegetables: Sidewinders, Cornbread, *Steamed Rice, *Vegetables

Dessert: *Chocolate Brownies 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.