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Liaison Troy Hattermann
Submission Date Nov. 24, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Illinois Central College
OP-6: Food and Beverage Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Laura McCue-Newport
Manager, Food Services
Food Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Percentage of dining services food and beverage expenditures that are local and community-based and/or third party verified:
11

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:

Fontonini (Chicago) – Meatballs & Italian beef

Avanti (Walnut) – Cheese

Zehr Farms (Washington) – Pork products

Doug Day (Spring Bay) – Produce in season

Sara Lee (Deerfield) – Baked items

Prairie Farms (Peoria) – Milk processed – Milk is originally from Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin

Better Beverages – Pearl Valley Eggs (Pearl Valley City) – Fresh eggs

Mrs. Scherer’s Frozen cookie Dough Treats (Eureka)

J & B Meats (Coal Valley) Hamburgers, Tenderloins

Geo’s Pizza (Metamora) Pizza


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:
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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:

Meats, Dairy, Cheese, Vegetables


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

Quarterly Inventory


Total annual food and beverage expenditures:
530000 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 ---
Franchises No ---
Convenience stores No ---
Vending services Yes Yes
Concessions 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.) No

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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