On the Oval Culinary Creations Coming to Centennial Campus

New dining location opening late Summer 2013 designed to serve students, faculty, staff, campus partners and guests

February 25, 2013 (Raleigh, NC) – University Dining, a service of Campus Enterprises at NC State, will establish the first permanent, full-service dining establishment on Centennial Campus since its inception 25 years ago when it opens a new food court in August 2013.

On the Oval Culinary Creations — located in the new Wolf Ridge Housing Complex — will feature four micro restaurants,and a diner venue with early-morning and late-night access. The menu will include a wide variety of fresh-made entrees and sides, including comfort, low-fat, vegan and vegetarian options.
Conveniently located near the College of Engineering, the College of Textiles and new Hunt Library, On the Oval will provide a much-needed and long-awaited solution to robust foodservice on Centennial Campus.

More than 400 guests can enjoy the indoor and outdoor seating areas, making it a hotspot for students, faculty, staff, corporate partners and campus visitors to relax and eat.  The seating area has been designed to accommodate groups that want to collaborate over a meal.

On the Oval will offer the following choices of restaurants:

Cold Fusion will be the place to stop for fresh sandwiches and wraps made with fresh breads, choice meats and cheeses, specialty salads and soups.

Fahrenheit will serve artisan pizza baked in a fire-deck oven, plus an ever-changing menu of rotisserie meats and fish, each served with a complementary side item.

Flash Point will feature authentic regional Asian flavors, including fresh-rolled sushi, noodle bowls with stir-fried meats, vegetables and tofu, customized with your favorite sauces and
condiments.

Newton’s Grill and Diner will have a menu of your favorite diner foods, including items hot from the grill menu, breakfast favorites, and more. You can look for Angus beef burgers, hand-cut fries, and signature grill specials.  A separate, intimate seating area (Newton’s Diner) will have a separate entrance that will enable it to operate as its own venue for breakfast, late nights and weekends.

A video tour of the new location can be accessed at the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1IaeLKL3xY

For more information, visit http://go.ncsu.edu/ontheoval

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