Kiosk, 40% discounts offered through Aug. 15 in Terrace Café

The Terrace Café at UNC Hospitals is particularly crowded during peak lunch hours, which creates long lines and can cause frustration for our employees and guests. Through Aug. 15, Nutrition & Food Services (NFS) will open a kiosk form 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Monday - Friday and offer a discount of 40% to customers using FreedomPay from 11 a.m. – noon* and from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.* in both the Overlook and Corner Cafés.

  • A “Grab ‘n Go” kiosk will open in the Children’s Hospital lobby from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday – Friday through Aug. 15 so that individuals can pick up a prepared salad, sandwich or sushi without entering the Terrace Café.
  • Until Aug. 15, NFS will offer a special time-limited discount of 40% to customers using FreedomPay from 11 a.m. – noon* and from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.* in both the Overlook and Corner Cafés. The discount will only apply to white FreedomPay tags used in the Overlook and Corner Cafés during the outlined times.

*Because this discount will be processed through our automated point-of-sale register systems, all transactions must be completed by the end of each discount period.

We anticipate that both of these approaches will help manage customer volume during peak times. More changes are coming in the next few weeks as NFS continues to improve the dining experience at UNC Hospitals, including:

  • Additional seating areas;
  • Online ordering for pick-up; and 
  • Other kiosks to further decompress the Terrace Café

During the next few months, we will finalize more permanent solutions to overcrowding in the Terrace Café. Thank you for your support and understanding as we work to improve the dining experience at UNC Hospitals’ Terrace Café.