University of Massachusetts Amherst 

hampshire dining hall | amherst, ma

COST

$15.5M

SIZE

$46,000 SF

650 Seats

COMPLETION DATE

September 2013

MISC

2nd Largest Dining

Services Operation in the Country

 

$80M in Revenues

 

45,000 Meals/Day

ARCHITECT

Bergmeyer Associates, Inc.

Boston, MA

SUSTAINABILITY

LEED Gold Certification 

AWARDS

Food Management Magazine 2014 Best Concepts Award

 

Architecture Portfolio 2014 Outstanding Design

Ranked 3rd in the country for best campus food by The Princeton Review

 

Centró Fusion™: One of our latest, forward-thinking designs. Twelve unique, multi-cultural dining platforms are fused together around a central core: the kitchen. This efficient solution promotes shared equipment and staff between various venues, reducing overhead costs considerably. The layout provides 360 degrees of display cooking, which is not only visually enticing but helps shorten lines as well. 

 

The hottest, new, innovative dining trends fill this space. Local gardens and sustainable seafood farms provide fresh foods and support the local community. Infused waters, fresh juices, and healthy grab-n-go options promote wellness. Students are provided with several allergen-free, vegan, and kosher options. An economical, imaginative, and energetic design that encourages community and healthy eating.

PUBLICATIONS

Food Management Magazine, UMass tops 2016 Princeton Review Best Campus Food listing, August 30, 2016
Foodservice Equipment Reports, Kitchen Design Double Duty, September 1, 2016
Food Management Magazine, Best College Dining Halls?..., September 12, 2014
 
Food Management Magazine, A Tour Through the 2014 FM Best Concept Award Winners, August 26, 2014
 
Campus Dining Today, Hampshire Dining Commons Renovation at UMass-Amherst, Spring/Summer, 2014
 
The Boston Globe, Campus dining is a big industry..., September 10, 2013