Mercer students and their eager stomachs will soon rejoice.
Auxiliary Services and Aramark Higher Education also known as Mercer University’s Dining Services announced the future construction of Einstein Bros. Bagel Bakery, to be located in the Tarver Library, according to a news release.
“We are pleased to partner with the Tarver Library team and Aramark to upgrade and expand the amenities for the Mercer community,” The Director of Auxiliary Services, Ken Boyer, said in a statement.
“The new Einstein’s will be built out in the 24-hour study space and will provide upgraded furnishings, remodeled study room spaces, and the Einstein’s concept. Construction will begin right after graduation in May with an opening date in mid-August just before the start of the fall 2015 semester.”
Einstein Bros. Bagel Bakery is the nation’s largest operator of bagel bakeries and the leader in the quick yet casual segment of the restaurant industry.
The chain specializes in bagels and a cafe-style menu, Einstein’s will provide fresh baked goods, made-to-order sandwiches, crisp salads, soups, grab-and-go items, soft drinks, and coffee.
“Einstein Noah Restaurant Group is moving with the cultural shift toward food that is fast, but never tastes that way,” according to a statement.
Mercer Dining Services will also be expanding the current meal equivalency in the fall. The meal equivalency program began this past fall.
Starting in the fall of the 2015, lunch and dinner meals that include all Mercer Dining locations at the University Center and the new Einstein Bros. will be added to improve on the meal equivalency program.
Mercer University has been making several changes to improve and advance the university and its atmosphere for the students, faculty, and staff.