Written by Benita Gingerella for FoodService Director, March 11, 2024


In 2021, the Chartwells Higher Education dining team at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), in San Luis Obispo, Calif., broke ground on renovating Building 19 which housed two former concepts on campus The Avenue and 805 Kitchen.

The then 64-year-old building was showing its age, and the team was excited to usher in a new era for the space.