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Welcome to Stanford Dining, Hospitality and Auxiliaries

Stanford Dining, Hospitality & Auxiliaries takes immense pride in nourishing the diverse Stanford community through exceptional culinary experiences, fostering a strong sense of community and enriching students' academic journey. We stand at the forefront of culinary excellence, sustainability, and education, promoting responsible food choices and cultural appreciation that empower students to become mindful citizens who can positively impact the world."


Eric Montell, Assistant Vice Provost

Student Engagement

Students are encouraged to pursue their passions in sustainability, nutrition, research, and community building through enriching opportunities, including the Stanford Food Institute Internship, Dining Ambassadors Program, Student Menu Innovation Committee, and academic course and class collaborations.

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Stanford Food Institute

The Stanford Food Institute unites a diverse community to advance research, education, and policy for a better food future, emphasizing collaboration and innovation for nourishing, sustainable, and equitable solutions.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

R&DE is committed to embracing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging by supporting the diverse needs of students, empowering staff, and advocating for change within Stanford and beyond.

Culinary Excellence

Our commitment to Culinary Excellence creates a high-quality dining experience that promotes well-being, fosters community, and builds lasting memories through delicious, safe, sustainable, and nutritious food.

Supporting the Stanford Community

We support the Stanford community through various initiatives, such as the BeWell Community gardens, monthly pop-up food pantries, and using proceeds from R&DE retail locations to offset room and board increases and support student programs.

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Students Residents and Dependents