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Food Services

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Food Services at RDC

Red Deer College will offer limited food services on campus for Fall Term. All food service and eating areas will incorporate Alberta Health and Red Deer College health and safety protocols for face coverings and physical distancing, as identified below.


Purchasing Food on Campus

FarSide Bar and Grill, operated by the Students’ Association of Red Deer College 

  • Reopens August 31, 2020 
  • Hours of operation: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, Monday to Friday 
  • Dine-in or take-out will be available, with all-day breakfast items and FarSide favourites 
  • No alcohol service will be available 
  • Payment method: debit or credit cards are highly encouraged, but cash will also be accepted 

Vending machines will be available throughout Main Building and the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. 

All other food service areas remain closed at this time. 


Eating Areas on Campus

Starting August 31, physically distanced seating areas will be available for eating for people who need to be on campus. 

Main Building 

  • The Patch 
  • Bruins’ Lounge 
  • Cenovus Energy Learning Common 
  • Nova Chemicals Learning Common 
  • Marketplace Café 
  • Red Deer Bottling Forum
  • Various common areas 

Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre 

  • Builders’ Hall 
  • Bridge areas 
  • Various common areas 

Safety Requirements for Food Services and Eating on Campus

Face Coverings  

  • Face coverings must be worn in all common areas, including while ordering food in FarSide Bar & Grill or purchasing food from vending machines. 

  • Face coverings can be removed to eat or drink, as long as everyone maintains a two-metre physical distance. 

Physical Distancing 

  • Physically distanced seating will be available for eating areas identified above.  

  • Students, employees and guests on campus will not be permitted to move, add or remove any furniture from these designated seating areas. 

  • All seating areas are set up to ensure that a two-metre physical distance is maintained. 

Contact Us

RDC Main Campus 
Mon-Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Main Phone: 403.342.3400
Toll-free: 1.888.732.4630 (in Canada only)
Email: inquire [at] rdc [dot] ab [dot] ca


RDC Main Campus Location
100 College Boulevard | Box 5005
Red Deer, Alberta | T4N 5H5