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Food Services

Red Deer Polytechnic is pleased to offer a variety of food services on our main campus, including popular brands and more. 

When you're studying or visiting Red Deer Polytechnic, enjoy a quick bite to eat or a full meal, along with a great selection of beverages. 

Food services on main campusThe Marketplace

Located inside the main campus entrance, turn left and just a few steps away a delicious selection of food and beverages await your eager taste buds.

  • Starbucks | full-service Starbucks! Enjoy!
  • Tims Express | offers a variety of hot beverages and fresh pastries.
  • Marketplace Express | grab-and-go salads, sandwiches, sushi and more.
  • Subway | full-service Subway with your favourite subs, salads, soups and snacks.
  • Monthly Specials | a variety of fresh hot and cold lunch options.
  • FarSide Bar & Grill | convenient for when you need a break, a bite to eat or just a place to relax. The FarSide opens for breakfast and offers a lunch menu, too. Pull up a chair, enjoy a meal or beverage, relax and enjoy a sports event on TV, meet your friends - it’s all possible at the FarSide
  • The Lift | a convenience store just inside the main doors (and next door to The FarSide) that sells items such as muffins, coffee, subs, and chips. The Lift also sells bus passes and maps, pain relievers, quick lunch ideas … and more! Stop in and visit - you’ll find a variety of toiletries, snack items … and friendly, smiling staff. 

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Tim Hortons | a full Tim Hortons menu awaits you, filled with your favourite coffees, teas, and other beverages. Enjoy Tim Hortons signature sandwiches, paninis and other food. Tim Hortons tasty treats, including Timbits, donuts, muffins, Danishes and more will also leave you satisfied.   

Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre

Located on the west end of Red Deer Polytechnic's main campus, we serve our students and community members in the Centre. Food services are available during special events or ACAC Athletics games when our Kings & Queens fans can enjoy a variety of healthy food and beverage options. 

  • Dimensions Cafe | enjoy a variety of menu items depending on the event, including fresh sandwiches, burgers, nachos, popcorn and more, with a wide selection of refreshments including coffee, tea, hot chocolate, water, juices and more.
  • Fan Favourites Concession | serving snacks such as nachos, popcorn, and burgers, as well as a variety of beverage options.


CaterTrax graphicInterested in catering? Aramark at Red Deer Polytechnic has a catering menu to meet your needs.

If you need additional assistance, please email Singh-pankaj [at] aramark [dot] ca (Pankaj Singh), Food Service Director, to discuss your catering needs.


Vending machines are located throughout the Polytechnic’s main building and in the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.

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