Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.69
Liaison Tess Esposito
Submission Date Feb. 9, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Dayton
IN-8: Dining Services Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Joan Bauman
Associate Director
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) ---
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 ---
Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) No
Sustainable Restaurant Association (Food Made Good, Two Stars or higher) ---
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:

Marycrest Dining (3 stars) - Also known as "The Crest", this National Award Winning Operation serves up a mean Chicken Bowl and students just rave about the Mac -n- Cheese! [https://www.dinegreen.com/g/RES14204]

The Emporium (3 stars) - Commonly known as "The Empo," this convenience store is quite a convenience! The Emporium offers a large selection of goods and even has a full- service deli. When you don't have a car and you just missed the shuttle bus, stop in and get all you need at The Emporium! [https://www.dinegreen.com/g/RES14206]

VWK (The Grainary) (3 stars) - The Grainary serves up a variety of specialty soups, salads and sandwiches! [https://www.dinegreen.com/g/RES14205]

Kennedy Union Crossing (Toss) (3 stars) - This state-of-the-art micro-restaurant feature a variety of specialty items. You will find daily specials, vegan & vegetarian- friendly foods, build-your-own options, flavors from around the globe as well as smoked & rottisseried meats.[https://www.dinegreen.com/g/RES14203]

Two Stars:
Catering / Riverview Cafe [https://www.dinegreen.com/g/RES14209]

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:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.