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Campus Dining re-launches chef cooking video series

Dec. 7, 2020—Building on the success of the summer 2020 “VU Dining at Home” video cooking series, Vanderbilt Campus Dining is pleased to re-launch the popular webcast series for the extended intersession winter break period. These short instructional cooking videos showcase the diverse talents of Campus Dining’s culinary team, and feature holiday-inspired dishes, global flavors, and chef...

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Campus Dining Winter Break intersession services

Nov. 16, 2020—In preparation for the end of fall 2020 in-person learning, please take note of the following updates to Campus Dining operations: Meal plans will remain active through brunch on Saturday, Nov. 21, to support students as they move out and will resume for breakfast Tuesday, Jan. 19. Students remaining on campus and not eligible for the...

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Vanderbilt University pilots indoor dining on campus

Nov. 3, 2020—Beginning Monday, Nov. 2, the university will launch an indoor dining pilot at the Sarratt Student Center, Rand Hall and Central Library Community Room, with the intention of expanding the pilot to The Commons Center Dining Room before the end of the fall semester. As part of the pilot, all dining furniture has been arranged...

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Campus Dining Service Update – September 11, 2020

Sep. 11, 2020—To our Vanderbilt Students, Fall 2020 is a semester unlike any other at Vanderbilt, and it’s clear that students, faculty, and staff are Anchoring Down and Stepping Up to the challenge.  In that same spirit of innovation and collaboration, the culinary team at Campus Dining continues to expand its services, refine menu offerings, and deliver...

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Campus Dining Service Update – August 28, 2020

Aug. 28, 2020—To our Vanderbilt students, Happy Friday!  With the first full week of classes nearly complete, we hope your semester is off to a positive and productive start.  Just as you have been ramping up your studies, the Campus Dining team has been hard at work, tweaking our operations, adapting to new challenges, and working to...

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Campus Dining Launches Grubhub Partnership

Aug. 27, 2020—Vanderbilt Campus Dining is pleased to announce a new partnership with mobile food ordering platform Grubhub for the fall 2020 semester.  With delivery to the Vanderbilt campus available from over 400 restaurants, students’ dining options have never been more comprehensive. Whether living on campus or off campus, students can now link their Commodore Card to...

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Campus Dining Service Update – August 24, 2020

Aug. 24, 2020—To our Vanderbilt students, parents, and Campus Dining guests, Since students began arriving back on campus marking the start of the fall 2020 semester, we have received a great deal of feedback regarding our dining program.  Some of the top concerns we have heard are; unacceptably long lines and wait times, limited selection, and inconsistent...

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Campus Dining Service Update – August 22, 2020

Aug. 22, 2020—In an effort to reduce congestion and help ensure proper social distancing, Campus Dining is modifying its service style in residential dining halls. Beginning August 22, 2020, all meals in residential dining halls will be served in pre-boxed containers.  Choices will include Global Flavor, Chef’s Table and Salad Bar.  Vegan/vegetarian options are available upon request. ...

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Dining tents announced for fall 2020 semester

Aug. 11, 2020—To maximize physical distancing during the fall 2020 semester, Campus Dining’s reopening plan does not include seating in dining halls. Meals will be served to-go style, to be eaten in designated areas, in a physically distant manner. In addition, the university has installed three large tents at Alumni Lawn, Library Lawn and Peabody Esplanade to...

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New Munchie Mart Meals Announced for fall 2020

Jul. 27, 2020—Vanderbilt Campus Dining is excited to announce the new Vandy MyPlate concept, further expanding the healthy dining choices available to students this semester.  Inspired by the USDA MyPlate guidelines for healthy eating, executive chef Jordan Rogers and campus dietitian Emily Suttle partnered with longtime supplier Freshco to reimagine our grab and go options in our...

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Summer video series gives students a taste of VU recipes and the chefs that create them

Jul. 21, 2020—Since the beginning of the summer, Vanderbilt Campus Dining has posted weekly cooking videos featuring Vanderbilt chefs on their Instagram and Facebook pages. These videos feature a variety of recipes from full dinners by Executive Chef, Jordan Rogers, to easy on-the-go snacks by Vanderbilt Campus Dining Dietitian, Emily Suttle, RD, LDN. When asked about these...

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Campus Dining offers flex meal plan for summer 2020

May. 1, 2020—Meal plan or credit card now required for on-campus dining Faculty and staff are now required to use a meal plan or credit card if they wish to dine on campus. Similar to regular flex meals, the new Summer Flex Meals will be available for purchase in blocks of five meals for $35, plus tax. Summer...

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Campus Dining now offering virtual nutrition counseling for students

Apr. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt Campus Dining has announced it is now offering virtual nutrition counseling for students with the university’s campus dietitian. Vanderbilt student wanting one-on-one counseling for any nutrition advice can reach out to Emily Suttle at dietitian@vanderbilt.edu to schedule a virtual appointment.

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Campus Dining Announces Food Trucks on Campus

Mar. 2, 2020—Adding another option to the popular Taste of Nashville program, Campus Dining is pleased to announce the arrival of food trucks to campus after students return from Spring Break.  Available every Tuesday and Thursday from March 10 through the end of spring semester, 1-2 food trucks will serve patrons from 11:00am – 3:00pm in front...

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Campus Dining Expands Culinary Team

Feb. 17, 2020—Vanderbilt University People and Business Services is pleased to announce the addition of Chef Jordan Rogers to the Campus Dining team as Executive Chef.  Rogers joins the award-winning Campus Dining staff with an extensive resume, including similar roles at High Point University and Wake Forest University.  Trained in the culinary arts at The Culinary Institute...

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