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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

National Ravioli Week


Fresh Fruit: *Cantaloupe

Entrees: *Cheesy Scrambled Eggs D, *French Toast D (GFA), *Bacon P, ♥Turkey Bacon,
*Potato Puffs VV, Apple Dumplings VV

Pop Up: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Blueberry Streusel Muffins D



Soup: Wonton Soup P, *Vegetable Soup VV

Entrees: ♥*Chicken Fried Rice, Reuben Sandwiches D, Baked Cheesy Chicken Pie D,
Jumbo Cheese Ravioli with Marinara V & D, Garden Blend Rice VV, *Potato Smiles VV

Pop Up: Street Taco Bar

Dessert: Carrot Cake Bars D



Entrees: Beef Ravioli with Marinara D, *Bruschetta Cheese Toasts V & D (GFA),
Vegetable Spring Rolls VV, ♥*BBQ Chicken Sandwiches (GFA)

Starch:*Steamed Rice VV, *Tater Puff Potatoes VV

Vegetables: *Steamed Broccoli VV, *Roasted Cauliflower V & D, VV

Dessert: Pumpkin Caramel Poke Cake D


Fried-Free Day


Fresh Fruit: *Sliced Peaches

Entrees: *Scrambled Eggs, Cheese & Egg Bagel V & D, Sausage Links P, *Bacon P,
*Shredded Hash Browns VV, ♥*Amish Baked Oatmeal VV

Pop Up: Smoothie Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Orange Muffins D



Soup:*Golden Broccoli Cheese Soup V & D, Boston Clam Chowder D

Entrees: Pork Bahn-Mi Sandwiches P, Cancun Chicken Sandwiches D, *Sesame Noodles with Broccoli VV (GFA), ♥*Sweet Potato Margherita Flatbread V & D, VV, *Baked French Fries VV, Mexican Rice

Dessert: *Mrs. Fields Chocolate Chip Cookies D (GFA)


Entrees: ♥*Grilled Lemon Chicken, *Grilled Caesar Salmon D, *Teriyaki Vegetable
Stir-Fry VV, Macaroni & Cheese V & D

Starch: *Roasted Potatoes VV, *Steamed Rice VV

Vegetables: *Steamed Peas VV, *Roasted Butternut Squash with Brown Sugar V & D

Pop Up: Pancake & French Toast Bar

Dessert: Turtle Cookies D, *Ice Cream Novelties D


Fresh Fruit: *Grapefruit Segments

Entrees: *Scrambled Eggs, Overnight French Toast V & D, Turkey Sausage Patties,
*Bacon P, ♥*Southwest Tofu Scramble VV, *Skillet Potatoes VV

Pop Up: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffin: Croissants D



Soup: Macaroni & Cheese Soup V & D, Tomato Ravioli Soup V & D

Entrees: Korean BBQ Cauliflower Wings V & D, *Chicken Pesto Baguettes D (GFA),
Tater Crust Cod D, ♥*Turkey & Kale BLT (GFA), *Bean Tostadas V & D, VV, Sidewinder Fries VV, Rice Pilaf VV

Dessert: Special K Bars



Gastropub-Style Dinner

A Gastropub-style hot dog and burger bar including favorites with a twist such as
Creamy Pesto Mac n’ Cheese with Spinach and Chorizo Patties. Plates can be customized by using menu items such as Fried Pickles, Onion Tanglers, and Fried Eggs as toppings or sides.

V, VV, GF, and non-dairy options available.

Assorted Cakes, Cookies & Fresh Fruit


Fresh Fruit:*Honeydew

Entrees: *Scrambled Eggs, Turkey Sausage Gravy with Biscuits Reg, V & D, *Bacon P,
Sausage Patties Reg P & ♥VV, *Sliced Home Fries VV

Pop Up: Smoothie Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Cappuccino Muffins D


Soup: Bill’s 2 Alarm Chili, ♥Mediterranean Lentil VV

Entrees: *Hot Dogs (GFA), Vegan Hot Dogs VV, Beef Birria Quesadillas D, Veggie Chimichangas VV, *Steamed Rice VV, *Tandoori Butter Chicken Flatbread D (GFA),
*Shoestring Fries VV

Dessert: Snickerdoodles, Brownie Cheesecake Bars D



Entrees: *Chipotle Barbeque Ribs P, ♥*Chicken & Broccoli al Forno D, Zucchini Parmesan V & D, Linguini with Pesto, Chik’n & Broccoli VV

Starch: *Baked Potatoes VV, Arancini Bites V & D

Vegetables: *Steamed Corn VV, *Zucchini Sauté VV

Dessert: Brownie Chocolate Mousse Trifle D


Fresh Fruit: *Pineapple

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

Pop Up: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Cream Cheese Swirl Coffee Cake D


Soup:*Baked Potato Soup V & D, Chicken & Dumpling Soup D

Entrees: Pretzel Fries with Nacho Cheese Sauce V & D, *Baked Cod with Cajun Shrimp D,
♥Falafels in Pitas VV, *Caesar Salad V & D with *Grilled Chicken, *Steak Fries VV, *Steamed Rice VV

Pop Up: Indian Bowl Bar

Dessert: Malted Milk Cookies D


Entrees: Cottey Meatloaf D, Chicken Nuggets Reg & VV, *Three Sisters VV with Cornbread D, ♥*Baked Fish Mediterranean D

Starch:*Mashed Potatoes V & D, *Steamed Rice VV

Vegetables: *Steamed Carrots VV, *Grilled Vegetables VV

Pop Up: Omelette & Waffle Bar

Dessert: Brown Sugar Cookies D, *Assorted Ice Creams D & Sorbets


Fresh Fruit:*Cantaloupe

Continental Breakfast  8:00-9:30 a.m.

Coffee Cake/Muffins: Coffee Cake Muffins D



Soup: Tomato Soup VV

Entrees: Chicken Pot Pies, BLT Sandwiches P, *Grilled Cheese Sandwiches V & D (GFA),
♥Mexicali Bake VV, Cook’s Choice, Seasoned Potato Wedges VV

Dessert: Double Chocolate Sugar Cookies D



Entrees: *Cheese Pizza V & D (GFA), *Pepperoni Pizza P & D (GFA), Vegan Veggie Wraps VV, ♥*Hot Wings, Cook’s Choice

Starch: *Roasted Potatoes VV, *Steamed Rice VV

Vegetables: *Grilled Asparagus VV, *Sliced Carrots VV

Dessert: Fudgy Chocolate Brownies D


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

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


Salads: *Assorted Cereals (GFA), *Fresh Fruit Trays, Five-Cup Salad

Entrees: ♥*Scrambled Eggs, Cinnamon French Toast Sticks V, Hawaiian Bread
French Toast V & D, *Bacon P, ♥Turkey Sausage Patties, *Sliced Home Fried Potatoes VV, *Zesty Roasted Turkey, *Mashed Potatoes V & D served with Gravy, *Steamed Green Beans VV, ♥*Grilled Vegetable Kebobs with Teriyaki Sauce VV, *Steamed Rice VV

Breads: *Assorted Bagels (GFA), Croissants D

Desserts: *Zucchini Bread D, Baklava D, Mom’s Chocolate Cake D, Butterscotch Bars 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.