Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.39
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Sept. 22, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Colorado Boulder
IN-8: Dining Services Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Nicole Grisham
Sustainability and Food Safety Manager
Housing and Dining Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Is at least one on-campus dining hall or food service outlet certified by one or more of the following organizations?:
Yes or No
Food for Life (Food for Life Served Here award) No
The Food Recovery Network (Food Recovery Verified) No
The Green Restaurant Association (GRA) (Two Star or higher) Yes
Green Seal (GS-55 Standard for Restaurants and Food Services) No
Leaders for Environmentally Accountable Foodservice (LEAF) No
Nordic Swan No
Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) No
Sustainable Restaurant Association (Food Made Good, Two Stars or higher) No
An equivalent third party certification approved by AASHE No

Approximately what proportion of on-site food service outlets (by location or sales) are third party certified?:
50 percent or more

A list or brief description of each certified dining hall or food service outlet, including the certification earned:
Center for Community (C4C): This award-winning dining center offers an exciting fusion of community and cultural dining experiences. The main dining center features a large micro-restaurant concept with 7 different cultural fare restaurants, a large self service salad and deli bar, and a delectable dessert station. C4C also hosts a Retail Bakery and the Weather Tech Café featuring wholesome quick food options and late night service. Additionally this facility is home to the main commissary production kitchen for the made from scratch menu items and ingredients produced for all of the Campus Dining Services restaurants across campus. Campus Dining Services also has Sustainable Dining Initiatives that include Food, Energy, Water, Zero Waste and LEED Certification. Campus Dining’s sustainable mission is to provide delicious, nutritious menu items to our customers with a sustainable consideration in mind from farm to plate.

Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable dining certification program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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