Visitors to the cafeteria at University of Waterloo ’s were in for a pleasant surprise last week. They were treated to a whole array of Indian meals including the famous curry dishes and all of them were Halal. The cafetaria’s new Indian and Halal food stand came as a result of a survey last year which asked students what kinds of foods they wanted to see more of on campus.
The food if prepared by Vijay’s Restaurant in Kitchener , cooked on campus and then brought to the sale location.
The business is currently in testing phase and is expected to be fully running by September, 2008.
It currently offers halal, meat, and vegetarian options as well as a daily changing menu. Popular items such as their butter chicken are kept on the menu unchangingly.
The University of Waterloo is a top rated university in Canada and has a large Muslim student and faculty population.
WATERLOO, May 22, 2008 (News Agencies)