Education and Research
Stanford Dining, Hospitality & Auxiliaries' commitment to providing students and staff with opportunities for teaching and learning is exemplified by our diverse range of programs that encourage innovation and collaboration within and beyond the university. Through these initiatives, we aim to nurture culinary leaders and drive sustainable solutions, ultimately shaping a better food future for all.
Training Through Culinary Excellence
Stanford's Culinary Excellence Program fosters talent through skill development for food service workers, career training for aspiring chefs, and culinary programs and pop-ups showcasing the exceptional skills of our executive chef team.
Stanford Flavor Lab
The Stanford Flavor Lab is an innovative research and development kitchen where we create exciting menu items, test equipment, and promote forward-thinking eating experiences, fostering professional collaboration and the sharing of ideas and trends.
R&DE Teaching Kitchen @ Stanford
The R&DE Teaching Kitchen @ Stanford is a culinary training facility that offers cooking classes to students, staff, and faculty, promoting food education, nutrition, sustainability, and kitchen safety to inspire positive change in eating habits and wellbeing.
Stanford Food Institute Internship
This year-long program provides students with hands-on experiences in Stanford Dining's pioneering food program, including mentorship from industry leaders and opportunities to contribute to impactful projects, inspiring a potential career in the food industry.