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Executive chef Joshna Maharaj is leaving Ryerson after two years.

Executive chef who transformed campus food services with Ryerson Eats is leaving this month

Chef Joshna Maharaj, who brought change to what campus food looks and tastes like at Ryerson, is leaving this month after two years.

by Yara Kashlan· · Food, News, On Campus
A chef at work in the newly renovated Hub cafeteria. Photo by Sean Wetselaar/Rersonian Staff

Hunger pains: a look at changes to Ryerson’s food services, so far

Madelyn McColl always ordered the usual chicken Caesar wrap. As the lines snaked in the Pitman Hall cafeteria, students lined up with their stomachs growling and waited to order from Extreme Pita. For nearly two years, McColl listed off her desired ingredients to the cooks at her go-to fast-food joint without even glancing at the menu. One day, that all […]

by Melissa Wronzberg· · Features
Students do homework in Pitman Hall. (Laura Zizek/Ryersonian Staff)

‘Lettuce’ be friends: Healthy food on campus

Five dollars can get you a lot more than it once did at Ryerson’s cafeterias. Joshna Maharaj is the assistant director of food services and executive chef on campus. She was hired last year to revamp campus menus by providing students with different food choices at affordable prices. “I had the opportunity to really make a change,” she said. “I […]

by Angela Hoyos· · Arts & Life, Food, Health, Top stories
From rooftop to table, Ryerson grows a local food system on campus

From rooftop to table, Ryerson grows a local food system on campus

Right now it’s a field of weeds in the sky, but the wild side of the engineering building’s rooftop will be growing artichoke and zucchini next season. As politicians at Queen’s Park consider a local food act to support Ontario-grown food, Ryerson is going through a hyper local food movement of its own. Creating a “Grow to Throw” food cycle on campus is the […]

by Lee Marshall· · Food, News, On Campus
The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 2

The Ryersonian Voices podcast: Episode 2

In this edition of our arts and life podcast, Jonathan Forani and Lauren Murphy speak with the latest “Voices” columnist, Marie Alcober, about her close brush with death during the 2004 SuperFerry 14 bombing in the Philippines. The incident was the deadliest terrorist attack in that country and the deadliest ever at sea. We break down some of the week’s […]

by Jonathan Forani· · Audio
All this for only $5 at various campus eateries.

$5 meal deals keep bellies, wallets full

The recent change of Ryerson’s food carrier brings a $5 “Dolla-Ram-A” option at several campus eateries. The promotion offers students a variety of meal options at a low cost. The new meals, curated by culinary maven Joshna Maharaj, are part of an overall shift in food management on campus which began earlier this year with the institution of Chartwells as […]

by a8hameed· · Food, News, On Campus