Southwestern University’s Pirate Dining, fueled by Aramark, has recently garnered national recognition for its innovative and bold flavors. The highlight of this culinary achievement is the “Black & Blue” sandwich, crafted by Southwestern’s own Chef Daniel Miller II. This delectable creation has been honored as the Best Beefy Sandwich in the nation by Food Service Director magazine, showcasing the exceptional culinary creativity and expertise of the dining team.

The “Black & Blue” is a treasure trove of flavors, featuring layers of thinly sliced roast beef, caramelized brown sugar onions, a sprinkle of blue cheese crumbles, and topped off with cracked pepper and sriracha, all nestled between two brioche buns. It’s a fusion of flavors that sets it apart, showcasing the expert balance of ingredients and the delectable taste that has captured the hearts and taste buds of the campus community.

Southwestern’s Pirate Dining experience stands out as a testament to the institution’s commitment to providing students with a unique and well-rounded college experience. The recognition of the “Black & Blue” sandwich further solidifies the university’s reputation as a culinary destination.

“Southwestern’s Pirate Dining, fueled by Aramark, provides memorable experiences for the campus community and continues to introduce adventurous culinary delights supporting an inclusive student life,” Pirate Dining General Manager Greg Hensley said.

For those eager to experience this culinary delight firsthand, the “Black & Blue” is available on select days in the Commons Residential Restaurant. It’s a must-try for anyone looking to embark on a flavor adventure that is both bold and innovative.