As you know, The College of Staten Island has transitioned to distance learning for students and to telecommuting and/or flexible working arrangements for its staff. Consequently, the Office of Dining Service has adjusted our current business practices to provide essential services to resident students, faculty, staff and members of the community.
Please check for updated health and safety information Returning to Campus.
Who We Are
CSI Campus Dining is operated by the College of Staten Island Auxiliary Services Corporation, Inc. (CSI-ASC), a nonprofit corporation established by and for the benefit of the College of Staten Island of the City University of New York. We are a dedicated team of food service professionals who take pride in exceeding our customers’ needs by providing high quality food, personal attention, and by contributing to our institutional story by investing in the lives of our students and campus community members not only through nourishment but through relationships.
“In the end what matters most is creating positive, uplifting outcomes for our students, team members and campus community”
Director of Dining Services
Meet the Campus Dining Team
Director of Dining Service: Jodi Merendino
Assistant Director: Victoria D’Esposito
Kitchen Manager: Esteban Morales
Supervisor: Suntia David
Admin Assistants: Gabriella DeAngelis and Carolyn Giannola
Park Café Restaurant Manager: Roe Reilly
Bits and Bytes Cyber Café Manager: Mary Lou Heffernan
Bits and Bytes Cyber Café Supervisor: Robert Pacifici
Get Your FinBucks!
Although FinBucks are not part of a meal plan, using them for on campus purchases is the most beneficial way to make on campus transactions, Not only can you use that account for meals but it is accepted in the vending machines, laundry machines, and the bookstore Plus…..it’s really fun to say FinBucks !! TRY IT
Did You Know?
Your Campus Dining Service has been composting pre-consumer food waste since September 2020?
So far we have saved over 3000 lbs of potential landfill waste and have used the compost in our garden and surrounding grass area.
Your Campus Dining Service has been preparing your meals to order since September 2020 ?
We are no longer batch cooking our menu items and thereby we have eliminated an estimated amount of 2000 lbs. of potential post-consumer food waste.
Your Campus Dining Service purchases the bulk of supplies from Sysco food service which uses 70% locally sourced goods and materials.