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Elements Of Flavor 
In the springtime months, graduation is fast approaching for many students, and their thoughts are on the future. What better time to introduce new ideas and possibilities about the future of the food we eat? Our Mad Lab National Prize Sweepstakes gives students the opportunity to win a Deluxe Molecular Gastronomy Kit including a recipe book and DVDs, tools and a variety of food additives and ingredients. Enter the sweepstakes by visiting www.elementssweepstakes.com. Contest is open from March 7 through April 11.
Join UAB Campus Restaurants in welcoming Chef Laszlo of Hungary as he visits Birmingham. His visit to UAB will include two events in which the school community will be able to try the unique flavor of Hungarian cuisine. 

Monday, October 12th, stop by to engage with Chef Laszlo as he shows off his culinary skills with a demonstration inside the Commons on the Green. 

On Tuesday, students, faculty and staff are invited to the Commons to enjoy a variety of Hungarian dishes prepared by Chef Laszlo. A special $5 lunch price will be extended to faculty and staff who wish to dine in the Commons on this day. 
A national campaign to bring awareness to hunger, UAB Campus Restaurants will team up with the Department of Student Rights, Advocacy and Conduct and Donor to Diner to participate in End It With Orange. All week, the UAB community can donate canned goods in both The Den and the Commons on the Green. On Friday, September 25, students, faculty and staff will be able to donate a meal to a student on campus who may be hungry. Donate and wear your orange in support of bringing awareness and putting a stop to collegiate hunger!
Don’t know what to do for lunch on Friday? Bring the entire department to the Commons on the Green for $5 Fridays! Located on the Campus Green just south of 9th Avenue and the Campus Recreation Center, the Commons is open from 11AM until 1PM for lunch and is the only all-you-care-to-eat facility on campus. The Commons features an unmatched variety of cuisine. Take your pick from the Grill, Deli, Pizza, Classics, Simple Servings, and the Soup, Salad & Vegan Bar. Enjoy dishes such as grilled pineapple ham steak with fresh broccoli, baked tilapia with whole green beans or Punjabi chicken curry with carrot and celery sticks.
Trying to work on eating healthier this school year? Try the new Mindful entrees. Mindful is our approach to overall wellness. Foods that are considered Mindful must meet certain criteria, in terms of calories and nutritional value. 
Check out what is for lunch today!