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Dynamic flavors with sustainability in mind.

JCCC’s award-winning team of professional chefs proudly craft mouth-watering meals daily. In addition to sourcing local produce, JCCC Dining Services strives to be more sustainable. You can help—check out the Dollar Drink Club or grab a greenie container.

JCCC's exceptional Dining Services department has received 13 awards from the National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS).

NACUFS Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards 

Café Tempo

  • 2017 Bronze Medal: Retail Sales, Single Concept

Coffee Bars

  • 2014 Silver Medal: Retail Sales-Single Concept
  • 2010 Silver Medal: Retail Sales-Single Concept

JCCC Catering

  • 2020 Gold Medal: Catering, Online Menu
    2018 Bronze Medal: Catering, Special Event
  • 2015 Gold Medal: Catering-Special Event
  • 2014 Silver Medal: Catering-Online Menu
  • 2013 Honorable Mention: Catering-Special Event
  • 2009 Bronze Medal: Catering-Menu
    2009 Gold Medal: Catering-Special Event

JCCC Dining Services

  • 2016 Bronze Medal: Sustainability Award
  • 2012 Silver Medal: Sustainability Award

You can impact sustainability on campus. Help get us closer to our goal of a 100% renewable energy campus by 2050.

Dollar Drink Club

Reduce waste by joining the Dollar Drink Club. Just $30 at any Dining Services location for a semester, and $50 for a whole year.

Bring in your refillable cup or mug and get:

  • $1 soda in the Food Court
  • $1 self-serve drip coffee at The Market, Food Court, Stacks Café and Encore Espresso
  • 15% off any specialty coffee drink or smoothie


Need to take your meal to-go? Greenie containers accommodate all items on the salad and hot bars. When you're done, return your greenie containers to the recycle bins in the Food Court or any food service location.

Mike Loprete
Director Dining Services
913-469-8500 ext. 3219

Jean Keating
Accounting Clerk/ Administrative Assistant
913-469-8500 ext. 4537

Latonya Hood
Accounting Clerk/ Administrative Assistant
913-469-8500 ext. 3273

Marc McCann
Manager Executive Chef
913-469-8500 ext. 4262

Jason Arnett
Manager Coffee Bars/ Food Court
913-469-8500 ext. 4249

Andrew Woody
Catering Manager
913-469-8500 ext. 4942

Gebdao "Em" Smail
Food Court Supervisor
913-469-8500 ext. 3210

Brandi Soderberg
Catering Supervisor
913-469-8500 ext. 3770

Joe Hallecook
The Market Lead
913-469-8500 ext. 3456

Kimi Kwong
Espresso Barista Lead
913-469-8500 ext. 4357

Electra Walker
Coordinator Dining Services Production
913-469-8500 ext. 4982

Tyler Keating
Food Court Lead
913-469-8500 ext. 4537