Retail Staff


John Green Associate Director of Retail Operations 785-691-7699

John GreenJohn's Bio

John is the associate director of retail operations of Housing and Dining Services at K-State. He oversees the retail locations owned and operated by Housing and Dining Services on K-State's Manhattan campus.


Shad Allen General Manager 785-532-0844

Shad AllenShad's Bio

Shad has been a Kansas boy his whole life and recently joined the department in September 2022. He originally wanted to go into medicine with his Biology degree, but after starting his first restaurant job 17 years ago, he found his true passion. He has since then been in the restaurant industry in some capacity. Shad enjoys the hustle and bustle of the business and looks forward to meeting all the new guests.

Wesley Rostetter General Manager / Executive Chef 785-532-1114

Wesley RostetterWesley's Bio

Wes is a lifelong Kansas resident who graduated from K-State in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. He is an animal lover with three dogs and four cats and has a passion for software programming and video game design. Wes has run restaurants in Manhattan, KS for the last ten years and is looking forward to being an integral part of the K-State and Manhattan communities.

Miguel Perez Operations Manager 785-532-7153

Miguel PerezMiguel's Bio

Miguel joined the department in August,1998, as Van Zile Quik Cats part time manager. Miguel became the Quik Cats Convenience Stores Full time manager in 2000. He is responsible of managing all the convenience stores located in our dorms, the Rec Center, and Wefald Cornerstone Cafe. He makes sure that these operations provide the best possible service to the students living in the dorms and fulfills their needs during their stay in our facilities.

Allan Ortiz General Manager 785-532-5598

Allan OrtizAllan's Bio

Chef Allan Ortiz, a native of Costa Rica, moved to Kansas in 2015. He joined the Department of Housing and Dining as an executive chef for Retail Operations. Chef Allan completed his master's degree in Foodservice and Lodging Management from Iowa State University and continues his education in Food Science at Kansas State University.

Department of Housing and Dining Services
Kansas State University
104 Pittman Building
1531 Mid Campus Dr. North
Manhattan, KS 66506


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