Johnson C. Smith, Perkins Management Announce New Partnership, Plans for Healthier Northwest Charlotte Corridor
Johnson C. Smith University today announced Perkins Management Services Company, Inc. as its new campus food service provider. The announcement comes as the university prepares to reveal plans for its revitalization project for the Northwest Corridor and Charlotte’s West End, beginning with healthier food options owned and operated by Perkins Management.
“Perkins Management Services is ecstatic about the opportunity to provide campus dining services for JCSU,” said company President Nicholas Perkins. “We are committed to delivering innovative and high quality service. Our vision aligns with the University’s, and we are pleased to partner with JCSU in building and sustaining healthy assets in the Northwest Corridor and the Historic West End.”
According to the release, Perkins will this summer début a Red Mango Frozen Yogurt, Salad Works and Blu Bayou at Mosaic Village. The Blu Bayou Restaurant will be a full service restaurant, bar and lounge concept featuring live Jazz, custom-framed original and limited edition African-American art.
Campus dining options will now include Burger King and Papa John’s Pizza.