New Restaurants Gear Up in Student Center

Published: August 16, 2013 | Read Time: 2 minutes

Southern Utah University’s Sharwan Smith Student Center will see a few new places to nosh in beginning next week with three new restaurants gearing up for openings. 

Students, faculty and staff at SUU will see Papa Johns, Mondo Subs and Mr. Sundaes Corner Parlor opening for business Thursday, August 23 in Student Center Rotunda to welcome in the new school year.

The T-Bird Grill also got a menu makeover and will now be a true hamburger restaurant with a few exciting hamburger specials in the coming weeks.   

SUU Campus Dining will introduce the new restaurants to campus in a big way starting the second week of school with giveaways, deals, activities and free samples from September 3-6.

Beginning on Tuesday, September 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. SUU Student Association representatives will be announcing deals every 45-minutes to the new restaurants. Free samples from all four will also be offered. 

On Wednesday, September 4, the first five customers to each of the three new venues will receive prizes to the specific locations that can be used throughout the school year. The deals will continue on Thursday, September 5 with free toppings offered at Mr. Sundaes Corner Parlor when students show off their best moustache, fake or real. The best three moustaches of the days will also win a prize from Mr. Sundaes.

On the final day of the grand opening, SUU Campus Dining will be announcing the winners of the Grand Giveaway. To be entered into the drawing students need to fill out and return punch cards from the retail locations. Punch cards can be filled by making a purchase of $3 or more at each of the new venues. When completed students must return the card to a retail location by 2:30 p.m. Friday, September 6. The grand prize will be a 50/50 meal plan for one student and 20/20 meal plans for three students, giving four lucky T-Birds satisfied stomachs for the remainder of the semester. 

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