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The Hazell Nut Café is the essence of experiential education. Managed and staffed by the students in the hospitality and tourism management department, it is one of the first full-service cafés in the country run entirely by students. The menu ranges from exotic coffee blends, delicious lobster pizzas, and eloquent pastries. The café – renovated last winter and rededicated to honor the generosity of donor Jeff Hazell '83 – is a vibrant place with a cheery chef gracing the wallpaper, white teapots dangling from the ceiling and bookshelves brimming with volumes of cookbooks The Hazell Nut Café staff members create new baked goods every week and recently added gluten-free, fat-free and sugar-free items to meet customer demands and stay competitive with other campus cafés.