Food Services

RRC Polytech’s Food Services provides a wide range of services for students and staff that range from coffee kiosks to cafeterias and a formal dining room.

Note: Red Cards are only accepted at PGI, Jane’s and the Culinary Exchange. Red Cards will not be accepted at food service locations at NDC, SA STTC Coffee Shop or the Roblin Centre Tim Hortons. Anyone who wishes to transfer their Red Card balance to a new Dana Hospitality card may do so by emailing Barb Szpak. Only those with a remaining balance of $5 or more will be eligible for this process. The Dana Hospitality card will be accepted at The Voyageur Café, The Buffalo, and NDC Tim Hortons.

Notre Dame Campus

Tim Hortons

This location offers freshly brewed Tim Hortons coffee, a selection of baked items including doughnuts, danishes and muffins as well as Tim Hortons sandwiches, chili and soup.


Notre Dame Campus, Main Level by Building C


Monday – Friday: 7:00am – 3:00pm

Voyageur Cafe

Check out our Daily Specials by selecting Menus > Daily Specials.

The Voyageur Café proudly serves freshly brewed Starbucks coffee, delicious baked goods, and made from scratch hot meals and soups! Take home your favourite by perusing our selection of frozen, handcrafted soups. The BBF Grill (Breakfast, Burgers and Fries) is also ready to serve!

Chef specials are available daily and are curated based on seasonality, trends, and staff and student favourites.

Grab and go sandwiches, soups and snacks are always ready for your busiest days.


Notre Dame Campus, Main Floor Between Building A and B


Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Grill open 9:00am – 1:00pm

Buffalo Café

Note: The Buffalo Café is closed for the summer break.

Did somebody say Ramen? Come on down to the Ramen Shack to enjoy a variety of noodle bowls with different protein options, vegetables and more!

The Buffalo Café also features a variety of your favourite breakfast items, including breakfast sandwiches, eggs, toast, sausage, bacon, ham and more. This location also supplies delicious Starbucks coffee.

The BBF Grill (Breakfast, Burgers and Fries) is ready to serve!


Notre Dame Campus, Mall Level – B Building across from the Campus Store


Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Grill open 9:00am – 2:00pm

Exchange District Campus

Tim Hortons (Roblin Centre)

Tim Hortons is a full-service restaurant which serves breakfast, lunch and pastries.


Roblin Centre (Northeast corner in Building P)


Monday – Friday: 7:00am – 8:00pm

Jane’s (Paterson GlobalFoods Institute)

Jane’s provides a training ground for Red River College Polytechnic’s Hospitality and Culinary Arts students to hone their skills. From using state-of-the-art equipment in the kitchen to catering to their customers’ needs, they get the hands-on experience needed to succeed in the industry.


Paterson GlobalFoods Institute (Northeast corner)

Culinary Exchange (Paterson GlobalFoods Institute)

The Culinary Exchange is a public food court that serves food made by our Culinary Arts students, and an evening and weekend meal service that is open to the public and our residence students.

Grab and Go items, soups and student baking are also offered.


Paterson GlobalFoods Institute (Northwest corner)

Know Your Dana Hospitality Team

Sharon Gan

Sharon Gan is the Catering Manager at RRC Polytech. Before Sharon joined Dana Hospitality at RRC Polytech, she was the Catering Manager of Conference and Catering Services at the University of Manitoba. Sharon brings over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry and over 7 years of experience in a management position. While working at the University of Manitoba, Sharon was grateful to be part of the planning and execution team for some major events, like the Canada Summer Games in 2017, the Prime Minister’s Town Hall in 2018 and the Egyptian Folklorama Pavilion in 2019.

Along with her past experiences, Sharon brings her strengths in event planning, coordinating vendors and rentals, event set up and execution, and custom menu planning. She looks forward to working with you and planning your catering events here at RRC Polytech!

Eldon Brink

Eldon is the Dana Hospitality Food Services Director of several food outlets at the Notre Dame Campus and can be found working hard behind the scenes. He is a former RRC Polytech graduate himself and has held various positions within the culinary and hospitality industry. As a previous Regional Manager, General Manager, and Chef, Eldon brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience!

In his current role, you will find Eldon fulfilling many responsibilities ranging from daily paperwork, to scheduling, to ordering supplies and even assisting the Chef and cooks as they prepare the various dishes of the day. But, regardless of where Eldon is, he can be heard throughout the facilities; meeting and visiting with staff and students, working side by side with his team, or preparing for the coming days. Eldon has a hearty, infectious laugh and is sure to bring a smile to all who meet him!