WWU hires new vendor to handle dining services

Western Washington University soon will have a new dining vendor for the first time in 50 years.

The university announced Tuesday, May 17, that it has chosen Aramark to handle dining services on campus, including three residential dining halls, catering and several retail cafes.

Aramark was chosen over Sodexo, Western's longtime vendor. The 10-year contract is scheduled to begin Thursday, Sept. 1, after details of the contract are completed, according to a press release from Western. Details about the amount of money for this contract are not being disclosed while it's being finalized.