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  • Cafe Ivéta Hiring

    January 26, 2016

    Owners of Ivéta Gourmet are hiring 20 to 25 mostly part-time staff for the new location in the Graduate Student Commons at Quarry Plaza on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

  • Cafe Ivéta Preps for Opening This Quarter

    January 20, 2016

    When Yvette and John Bilanko opened a tiny espresso bar in a Chicago suburb in 1991, their customers wanted more — “you have coffee, you need scones,” John remembers the customers suggesting. It was good timing, too. Yvette had just traveled to a trade show in the middle of winter and met three food science graduate students from the University of Illinois who had developed all-natural, easy to bake scone mixes.

  • Ivéta Gourmet to open campus café at Quarry Plaza during winter quarter

    January 8, 2016

    The owners of Ivéta Gourmet, who run a popular café on Santa Cruz’s west side, will open a café in the Graduate Student Commons building at Quarry Plaza on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

  • City on a Hill Press Article

    October 5, 2015

    The search for a new vendor in the Quarry Plaza restaurant space under the Graduate Student Commons (GSC) is narrowing down. GSC business and building manager Rachel Neuman said the commons aimed to have a vendor selected last March and operating by the fall, but after unforeseen obstacles their governance board now aims to have a new vendor agreed to a contract this quarter.

  • Utility Shutdown

    September 23, 2015

    LOCATION: Grad Student Commons UTILITY TO BE SHUT DOWN: Domestic Cold Water (DCW) SCHEDULED DATE: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

  • New Restaurant in the Works at UCSC

    July 12, 2015

    The selection process is under way for a new restaurant in the Graduate Student Commons building at Quarry Plaza at the UC Santa Cruz campus. Joe’s Pizzas and Subs, which operated there since 2003, departed at the end of the academic year when its contract was up.

  • Selection process begins for new restaurant operator at Quarry Plaza

    June 18, 2015

    Healthy fare, with soups, salads, sandwiches, and espresso – especially espresso and coffee drinks – are the preferred options from a survey of customers last year for a new restaurant in the Graduate Student Commons building at Quarry Plaza.

  • Survey to select new vendor for Quarry Plaza restaurant

    October 13, 2014

    The Graduate Student Commons is starting the process of looking for a new restaurant vendor for the first floor of our building in the Quarry Plaza. The space is currently occupied by Joe's Pizza and Subs, whose contract ends at the end of the academic year.

  • The Fall 2014 Flyer Is Here

    October 6, 2014

    The GSC Fall 2014 flyer is available!

  • The Spring 2014 Flyer Is Here

    March 31, 2014

    The Graduate Student Commons Spring 2014 Flyer is available!

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Grads enjoy free food while listening to a talk on professional development.