By protecting and improving our environment, the communities where we do business and the students we serve, Sodexo makes every day a better day and every tomorrow a better tomorrow.

Local First

Local First LogoAt University Dining Services we take pride in our Local First Initiative. We serve locally grown vegetables, beef, seafood, tofu, and fruit whenever possible. On the First Wednesday of Every Month, the Campus Center Dining Room serves 100% locally sourced meals. We also strive to serve a 65% locally produced menu on a daily basis.

University Dining Services purchases produce from Suisan Produce, a locally based company. Purchasing produce from Hawaii supports local farmers, and enables us to provide the freshest produce available to our patrons. Many of the local farm companies are family owned and take great pride in growing high quality fresh produce.

View our Local First Dining Video Here 


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For Your Planet

A Better Tomorrow

As a guest, it is easy to make smart environmental choices when you dine at a Sodexo café. We know today's college students want to do the right thing for the planet and we also understand you lead busy lives, so your Sodexo chefs and managers do a lot of the work for you behind the scenes!

From purchasing local seasonal produce whenever possible to reducing inorganic and organic waste, your campus team is dedicated to providing you with an exceptional dining experience that is good for you and good for the planet.

This commitment was formalized with Sodexo's Better Tomorrow Plan. The Better Tomorrow Plan includes 18 commitments for a brighter future by focusing on four key priorities: health, planet, community and our people. Learn more about the Better Tomorrow Commitments.

While your Sodexo team works hard behind the scenes, they also count on student engagement and enthusiasm to spread the word about what you're doing together on your campus. We encourage you to work with your local Sodexo management team to continue to innovate and improve sustainability efforts in your community.

If you have additional comments or questions, please contact us. We would love to hear from you.

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