Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 54.08
Liaison Andrew McMahan
Submission Date June 24, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Central Carolina Community College
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.53 / 4.00 Gregg Hamm
Chef, Lead Instructor
Hospitality
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Percentage of dining services food and beverage expenditures that are local and community-based and/or third party verified:
63.14

A copy of an inventory, list or sample of sustainable food and beverage purchases:
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An inventory, list or sample of sustainable food and beverage purchases:

Milk- local
Cheese- local
Meats- local
Wine and Spirits- Local
Local flour
Organic flour
Local honey
Local eggs
fruit- apples, pears, strawberries, blueberries


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (food and beverage expenditures for on-site franchises, convenience stores, vending services, or concessions)?:
No

Percentage of on-site franchise, convenience store, vending services, and concessions food and beverage purchases that are local and community-based and/or third party verified:
0

A copy of an inventory, list or sample of on-site franchise, convenience store, vending machine, and/or concessions food and beverage purchases that are sustainably produced:
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An inventory, list or sample of on-site franchise, convenience store, vending machine, and/or concessions food and beverage purchases that are sustainably produced:
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A brief description of the sustainable food and beverage purchasing program:

The Natural Chef Cafe and Cougar Cafe buy chiefly from local vendors and farmers. The cafe also uses vegetables from the student farm which is certified organic. The first choice of the chefs is always to source local. We are fortunate in NC to have a long season of a variety of produce and fruit from the region and a vibrant local meat and dairy market.


A brief description of the methodology used to track/inventory sustainable food and beverage purchases:

We track and inventory our purchasing through our accounting system.


Total annual food and beverage expenditures:
60,500 US/Canadian $

Which of the following food service providers are present on campus and included in the total food and beverage expenditure figures?:
Present? Included?
Dining operations and catering services operated by the institution Yes Yes
Dining operations and catering services operated by a contractor No No
Franchises No No
Convenience stores No No
Vending services No No
Concessions No No

Has the institution achieved the following?:
Yes or No
Fair Trade Campus, College or University status No
Certification under the Green Seal Standard for Restaurants and Food Services (GS-46) No
Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification No
Signatory of the Real Food Campus Commitment (U.S.) Yes

A brief description of other sustainable restaurant and food service standards that the institution’s dining services operations are certified under:
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The website URL where information about the institution's sustainable food and beverage purchasing efforts is available:
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There are no residential students at our community college. The college has two student run cafes as part of our curriculum program. This food assessment does not include college wide catering.

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