Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.15
Liaison Andrea Trimble
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Virginia
IN-8: Dining Services Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
0.25 / 0.50 Caroline Baloga
Sustainability Coordinator
UVA Dine
"---" 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?:
Fewer than 50 percent

A list or brief description of each certified dining hall or food service outlet, including the certification earned:

All three of our residential dining locations are Green Restaurant certified. Observatory Hill dining hall and Fresh Food Co are 3 star certified and Runk Dining Hall is certified. The Castle is 3 star certified and The Fine Arts Cafe is 2 star certified. The Green Restaurant Association is a third-party reporting tool for transparently assessing the environmental impact of a restaurant.


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable dining certification program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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