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Welcome to our new Registered Dietitian

Dec. 12, 2017—Meredith Williams is a Registered Dietitian and has been with Vanderbilt Campus Dining since November. She holds a BS in Foods and Nutrition from University of Tennessee and completed her Dietetic Internship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Meredith will review menus to ensure students have healthy and nutritious food while on campus. She is available...

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Peta2’s Vegan Report Card A+ for Vanderbilt University

Nov. 8, 2017—  Over the past four years, vegan eating has exploded in popularity on college campuses nationwide—and this year is no different. Since 2013, the number of schools that received an A grade has more than tripled, and the number of schools that received a B has more than quintupled! We assess completed questionnaires and dining...

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Campus Dining Joins Menus of Change

Sep. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt Campus Dining Joins The Menus of Change University Research Collaborative Nashville, TN, September, 2017 – Vanderbilt University Campus Dining is proud to announce partnership with Menus of Change University Research Collaborative (MCURC). The initiative was founded and is jointly led by Stanford University, and The Culinary Institute of America, the world’s premier culinary college....

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Culinary Bronze Medal Winners

Jun. 20, 2017—Campus Dining is proud to congratulate Kim Ingram and Johnny Woods on their culinary competition Bronze Medal! The Chef Culinary Conference was held in June at UMass Amherst Culinary School and is an ACF Sanctioned Competition.

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David ter Kuile, new Executive Director

May. 24, 2017—Vanderbilt Campus Dining Announces New Executive Director   Nashville, TN, May, 2017 – David ter Kuile, an accomplished leader with 19 years of experience in multiple sectors of the food service industry, has been named Executive Director of Campus Dining.  David will lead the award-winning Campus Dining program, which includes 21 campus locations, 42 managers...

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Campus Dining Wins GOLD

May. 9, 2017—May 2017 Vanderbilt Campus Dining won the GOLD AWARD in the category of Catering Event in the 2017 Loyal E Horton Dining Awards* contest for its entry: The Wond’ry. The dining award recognition includes a special program honoring winners at the 2017 National Conference dining awards luncheon on July 15, 2017 in Nashville, TN. The...

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Bronze Medal Winner

Mar. 23, 2017—Culinary Challenge March 16, 2017 | University of New Mexico The NACUFS Southern Region held their annual Culinary Challenge on Thursday, March 16, at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. Six (6) chefs from across the region displayed their skills and competed for medals during the competition. The mandatory protein for the 2017...

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Travel and Leisure Best College Dining Halls in America

Mar. 13, 2017—Today’s best college dining programs offer delicious, nutritious, restaurant-caliber food options. Here are some colleges that do it best. http://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/colleges-universities/best-college-dining-halls-america#vanderbilt-university-nashville-tennessee  

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Best Colleges for Food – We are #13

Sep. 12, 2016—Every year since 2012, The Daily Meal has ranked the top colleges for food in America, and it’s that time again. http://www.thedailymeal.com/travel/80-best-colleges-food-america-2016-0/slide-68  

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Princeton Review – Vanderbilt #15 Best Campus Food

Aug. 30, 2016—From Princeton Review:  “Our 62 annual college rankings lists are entirely based on what students attending the schools in our Best Colleges book tell us about their colleges and their experiences at them via our student survey for this project. Each ranking list reports the top 20 colleges (of the 381 in the book) in...

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Gold Medal Winner – Culinary Challenge

Mar. 23, 2016—March 2016 – Sous Chef Brian Hancock won a Gold Medal at the NACUFS Southern Regional Culinary Challenge.

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Campus Dining #6 in BestColleges.com “2016 Top 25 Best Dining Halls in America”

Mar. 8, 2016—Vanderbilt Campus Dining ranks #6 in the “2016 Top 25 Best Dining Halls in America” which was released by BestColleges.com. Follow this link

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Vanderbilt Campus Dining Makes 18 Best College Dining Halls List

Jan. 4, 2016—Deciding what college to attend is a big decision, and many factors come into play. When touring a campus or speaking with an admissions counselor, it might be smart to ask about or drop in at the dining hall. Remember, it’s not your mom and dad’s dining hall anymore. Story link here  

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ORCA Digester at Rand

Sep. 14, 2015—Vanderbilt Campus Dining & Coca-Cola Bring ORCA Digester to Campus   Nashville, TN, September, 2015 – Organic food waste and overburdened landfills have long been an issue in food service, and developing “zero waste” initiatives is key to stopping landfilling organic waste. The Organic Refuse Conversion Alternative (ORCA) machine can be a significant component to...

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75 Best Colleges for Food – We’re #14!

Aug. 28, 2015—The Daily Meal has tracked down the 75 best colleges for food in America and Vanderbilt University comes in at #14. http://www.thedailymeal.com/best-colleges-food-america  

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