Lancer Awarded Food Services Contract

Three-year contract for both DCTC and Inver Hills campuses

Lancer Hospitality was awarded the food services contract for the campuses of Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The contract will go into effect Sunday, July 1, 2018.

The Food Services Committee evaluated three companies competing for the opportunity. Committee membership reflected the communities on both campuses and included the CFO plus the deans of student affairs from both colleges as well as representatives from the following areas:

  • Business Office
  • Copy Center
  • Students
  • Student Life
  • DCTC Business Office
  • Counseling
  • Advising

Lancer Hospitality College Dining ¹

Lancer’s campus dining division provides comprehensive management services for residential dining, retail outlets, coffee kiosks, convenience stores, branded food choices, catering and vending services at college, university and technical schools.

At Lancer, we strive to maximize participation. We know students and staff have a myriad of off-campus meal alternatives and we’re up for the challenge.  Read more…

More about Lancer Hospitality ²

Lancer Hospitality is a well-established company with more than 30 years in the hospitality management industry. Lancer takes pride in providing professional management services in a variety of settings and serving a diversity of clients.

As a smaller, owner-operated company, Lancer establishes personal, long lasting partnerships with the clients it serves. At the same time, Lancer is led by a group of professionals who bring experience in all areas of hospitality management. Read more…

More about the contract…

Slated to last three years with an option for a two-year extension, the contract with Lancer Hospitality has not been finalized. Negotiations are underway to determine the terms for both schools. Hours of operation for fall and spring semester along with summer session are part of the negotiations. Contract highlights include:

  • New: Starbucks Coffee
  • $5 meals will continue
  • Prices will be lower the first year
  • Food Services Committee at each college will work with Lancer on pricing and food options
To learn more, contact:

Angela Burns
Marketing Director
Dakota County Technical College
Inver Hills Community College

¹ Courtesy of Lancer Hospitality

² Courtesy of Lancer Hospitality