Healthy Eating

Providing you with healthy options is something your dining team proudly does every day. We help you select delicious, nutritious and satisfying meals, snacks and desserts by highlighting well-balanced menu choices and providing nutritional information and tips to help you make choices that fit your needs.


Our Menus

View our menus on the Everyday App for most our locations. Order for pickup from select locations.

Mindful is Sodexo's health & wellness approach that helps you make healthy choices second nature! We are committed to creating healthy environments for our customers. Central to this effort is providing healthy, nutritious foods. The result of this initiative is an approach that focuses on transparency of ingredients, delicious food, satisfying portions and clarity in message so that you can make Mindful choices!

Identify the following items by their icons on our printed menus and labels and in the Everyday App
mindful-icon-35x32.pngMindful offerings meet stringent nutritional criteria based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Each meal part is limited in calories, has fewer than 30% of calories as fat, fewer than 10 % of calories as saturated fat, and is restricted in sodium, and cholesterol. Look for the Mindful icon to indulge in the healthy and delicious items offered at each meal.
Vegetarian-35x35.pngVegetarian items with the vegetarian icon contain no meat, fish or poultry, or any meat products such as soup base. Our vegetarian offerings meet the needs of lacto-ovo vegetarians and may include eggs and/or dairy products.
Vegan-35x35.pngVegan offerings contain no meat, fish, eggs, milk or other animal-derived products such as honey.


Dining with Food Allergies

We take pride in serving you wholesome ingredients, preparing recipes accurately and providing nutritional analysis and ingredient statements through our online menus and nutrition calculator. 

From our general manager to our front line servers, we work carefully to address food allergies, celiac diets, or other special dietary needs. 

We want to meet one-on-one with anyone who has individual dining needs to ensure that your dining experience is safe, delicious, and social. 

If you have a food allergy/special diet concern, please call Helen Hoban (803)323-3697 or send us a note using the feedback form.

Simple Servings

Simple Servings is our allergen-safe, dining option for our customers with food allergies or gluten intolerance. This station in the Eagle Eatery offers food free from eggs, gluten, milk, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat products, and containing ingredients.

Simple Servings staff members are carefully trained to avoid cross-contact with food allergens. Our manager, supervisors, chefs and cooks are AllterTrain certified and our servers take Food Allergy 101 training with Regional Dietitian.

Food is prepared following recipes designed for Simple Servings using separate equipment and preparation areas with ingredients from designated storage areas with purple cookware and utensils, this minimizes, but does not totally eliminate, the chances of gluten and allergens in our Simple Servings foods.

75% of Simple Servings items also meet our Mindful criteria, which makes it an easy and healthy choice for customers who are focused on ingredients and portion size to control weight, blood sugar and other health issues.

Simple Zone

Simple Zone is a self-serve pantry with food that provides items prepared without milk, gluten, peanuts or tree nuts in an area designed for people with food allergies and other special dietary needs.

This pantry has designated equipment and a refrigerator stocked with a variety of foods including salad dressings free of these allergens.


Meet the Dietitian

Cristina Caro, MBA, RDN, LDN

Cristina CaroRegistered Dietitian Nutritionist and Wellness Manager for Sodexo Campus Dining, an expert in food allergy and food safety.Cristina is committed to helping you make healthy, balanced food choices during your stay at Winthrop University and is available for confidential consults by virtual appointment at

Cristina actively promotes healthy eating and wellness through nutrition expos, snack and learn, social media, virtual contests and more. She also assists as guest speaker for health panels, classes, and meetings, participates in wellness fairs, and offers sports nutrition. Follow Cristina @the_mobile_dietitian.

Cristina Caro audits our Simple Servings station each semester to ensure every measure is taken to ensure the safest allergen friendly meal possible.

Download the Mindful Munch booklet, a guide to making mindful choices during your college years.