Lehigh Dining providers opened the Hideaway Cafe earlier this semester. Located on the primary flooring of the Health, Science and Technology constructing, residence to the College of Health, the cafe supplies distinctive meals options to college students on campus.
Evan Rehrig, advertising supervisor for Lehigh Dining, stated the choice to introduce the cafe to campus was motivated by well being. The cafe options smoothie bowls, Starbucks espresso and fresh squeezed orange juice, together with a wide range of ready meals similar to sushi and salads, Rehrig stated.
He stated the cafe’s more healthy options tie into the theme of well being that’s obvious all through the constructing.
“The Hideaway is exclusive,” Rehrig stated. “From my advertising perspective, we would like to make it a vacation spot level, the place you may solely get these things on the Hideaway Cafe.”
The Hideaway additionally supplies a big, open seating space for college students to work and eat their meals.
The Hideaway Cafe serves a wide range of fresh and wholesome options. (Photo Courtesy of Yael Schmoisman)
Rehrig stated due to the cafe’s latest opening, many college students should not but conscious of the Hideaway as an possibility on campus. He stated advertising methods for the opening will develop all through the semester.
Yael Schmoisman, ‘22, who works on the Starbucks inside the Hideaway Cafe, stated the cafe stands out from the present options on campus.
“I believe there’s a sure allure to the clear and calm ambiance as a result of the Health constructing is quieter,” Schmoisman stated. “It’s not like The Grind or FML. It is quiet, clear, very open and really vibrant. You can seize wholesome meals, chill and eat. I want extra individuals knew that this was an possibility.”
Schmoisman stated the Hideaway had free smoothie bowls and coffees throughout their employees coaching periods in an try to achieve recognition throughout campus in the course of the first week.
Rehrig stated smoothie bowl sampling shall be supplied within the subsequent few weeks. He stated he hopes college students, college and employees will turn into extra aware of the cafe in consequence.
There can also be fresh squeezed orange juice on the cafe, which isn’t presently accessible elsewhere on campus.
“The freshly squeezed orange is unimaginable,” Rehrig stated. “It’s undoubtedly a distinct drink than bottled orange juice. So I’m hoping that merchandise will make the Hideaway a vacation spot on campus.”
Lillian Mauger, ‘25 stated she visited the cafe for the primary time earlier this semester.
“The espresso was excellent and I’m tremendous excited to return and check out a smoothie bowl,” Mauger stated.
The Hideaway shall be open Monday by Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.