2007-2008

WPI to Open New Restaurant and Convenience Store


WPI's newest dining spot, The Goat's Head, will open Sunday, August 19, in Founders Hall on Boynton Street in Worcester, Mass. The restaurant is adjacent to Outtakes, a new convience store, which also opens that day. The Goat's Head features a pub-style menu as well as beer and wine. There is space for live entertainment, plasma-screen TVs, and a pool table. Outtakes will offer customers convenience items such as coffee, sandwiches, soup, grocery products, and more.

The Goat's Head, a new restaurant located in WPI's Founders Hall on Boynton Street in Worcester, Mass., opens on Sunday, August 19, and will feature a pub-style menu, beer and wine, space for live entertainment, plasma-screen TVs, and a pool table.

What

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is set to open the campus's newest dining location, The Goat's Head restaurant. Open to the public, The Goat's Head features a pub-style menu (with beer and wine) that is sure to tempt foodies across the university and city communities. The Goat's Head has 175 seats and space for live entertainment, and also features plasma-screen TVs and a pool table. The restaurant, which presents a stylish décor of yellow-painted walls and rich wood tables, chairs, and bar, also includes an ice cream section that will allow customers to "personalize" their orders by combining high-quality ice cream with a variety of delicious mix-in options. Hours of operation are: Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Outtakes, a new convenience store, will open the same day adjacent to The Goat's Head. Customers will be able to buy items such as coffee, milk, candy, groceries, and quick food items like sandwiches, salad, soups, and even sushi. Outtakes' hours of operation are: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Non-campus community members are welcome to dine and shop.

When

Sunday, August 19, 2007
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (These hours are for only August 19.)

Where

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
The Goat’s Head and Outtakes
Founders Hall, Boynton Street
Worcester, Mass.

August 17, 2007

Contact: Lorraine U. Martinelle, Public Relations Specialist, +1-508-831-6425, lurbans@wpi.edu Eileen Brangan Mell, Director of Public Relations, +1-508-831-6785, ebmell@wpi.edu