Skip to main content

VU named among best colleges for food in America

Posted by on Monday, September 17, 2012 in Dining, News.

Originally posted by MyVU.

Culinary website The Daily Meal conducted a study of 2,000 four-year educational institutions to determine the best in campus dining options nationwide and Vanderbilt was named among the top contenders. A broad range of institutions were considered, and of the top 52, Vanderbilt came in at 35.

According to the article, the schools were evaluated in the following areas:

• Healthy Food: Meals that are fresh, made from scratch, and cooked in small batches
• Events: Themed dinners, picnics, cooking classes — anything to engage undergrads
• Local: Programs that support the community with local purchases
• Sustainable: Incorporating eco-friendly practices into the dining program
• Accessibility and Service: How easy it is for students to connect with dining services, and how well they are taken care of
• The X Factor: Something that made judges’ jaws drop

In the article, Vanderbilt Campus Dining was lauded for creative, diverse and internationally inspired menus, as well as infusions of locally grown farm-fresh ingredients.

Read the original MyVU story, The Daily Meal’s article or watch the slideshow to learn more.


Tags: ,

Leave a Response