Energy Kitchen – a
new fast-food chain specializing in tasty, low-calorie items –
opened its doors in the D’Angelo Center at the start of the Spring
Every item on Energy Kitchen’s menu is baked, grilled or steamed,
and all dishes are kept to 500 calories or less. With its emphasis
on healthy and nutritious food, the chain is a perfect fit for St.
“We’re completely in alignment with the goals of Energy Kitchen
concerning healthy eating for students,” said Kathryn Hutchinson,
Ph.D., St. John’s Vice President for Student Affairs. “Healthy food
is brain food. A college campus is a place where intelligent people
should be eating healthfully and developing good habits for the
rest of their lives.”
Alumnus Mike Repole ’91SVC, Co-Founder of Vitaminwater, became a
partner of Energy Kitchen in 2008. According to Inc.com, the chain
was among the top 10 most promising franchises in 2011.