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Eating Well with Cornell Dining

Mission: We are committed to serving high-quality foods that are healthy and creatively prepared with genuine care for a diverse community.

Look for the Eating Well apple on our menus to easily spot options that are:

  • 100% whole grain
  • 100% trans-fat free
  • made with only fresh ingredients
  • lower in fat, sugar, and salt content

To follow along with our mission, we are committed to serve house made high quality food that follows the guidelines below:

  • Are chef prepared - we have a team of award winning chefs that are passionate for food and are creative in their menus.
  • 100% trans-fat free.
  • 100% MSG free.
  • We use canola oil, not soy or peanut oil, in our fryers.
  • A large variety of vegetarian and vegan options are offered at every meal.
  • We serve locally produced Cornell Dairy milk, yogurt, cheese, and ice cream.
  • All pizza dough is made from scratch daily, including the whole grain pizza dough.
  • We serve local apples year round and serve locally produced apple cider.
  • All mashed potatoes are from fresh potatoes, grown locally.
  • All sushi is made fresh daily on campus with fish using the Monterey Bay Aquarium sustainable fishing guidelines.
  • We choose high quality ingredients with few additives and allergens.
  • We accommodate all special dietary needs in a supportive and sensitive manner.
  • We write menus with seasonality in mind and try to incorporate local foods whenever possible.
  • We train all employees to serve food safely through the NEHA food safety program.
  • We train all employees to serve food safely through the AllerTrain food allergen training program.
  • All dining staff members complete the AllerTrain food allergen training program.
  • We hire food safety auditors to help us maintain the cleanest kitchens possible.
  • We take suggestions and recommendations from our student customers seriously.
  • We work closely with the Student Advisory Dining committee to help guide our decisions.

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