News and Awards

News

Schwab Executive Dining Recognized by Financial Times 
Congratulations to the team at Schwab Executive Conference & Catering Services for being recognized by the Financial Times as the #1 executive dining program in the world for 2017. This is their 10th year to be #1 in the world.

Stanford University is Nation’s First REAL Certified Campus Dining Program
The United States Healthful Food Council has recognized Stanford University as the first campus dining program in the country to be Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) Certified for its use of nutrition and sustainability best practices. Modeled after the LEED green building program, REAL is the nationally recognized mark of excellence for food and foodservice operators committed to holistic nutrition and environmental stewardship.

R&DE Stanford Dining Recognized for its Sustainable Efforts
The Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability named R&DE Stanford Dining its 2015 HCFS grant recipient for being the most innovative and best-executed foodservice sustainability organization of the year. R&DE Stanford Dining will receive a cash award to invest in additional sustainability measures and will be invited to become a Fellow of the HCFS and help select future operations for recognition.

Awards

Sani Professional Food Safety Advisory Council

2016 Sani Award for Outstanding Food Service Program Innovation
R&DE Stanford Dining

Green Restaurant Association

4 Star Certified Green Restaurant
Florence Moore Dining

United States Healthful Food Council

United States Healthful Food Council

2015 Responsible Epicurean and Agricultural Leadership (REAL) Certification
R&DE Stanford Dining

United States Healthful Food Council

Hobart Center for Food Sustainability

2015 HCFS Grant Recipient
R&DE Stanford Dining Sustainable Food Program

Hobart Center for Food Sustainability

Peta2

2015 Favorite Vegan-Friendly College
Large U.S. School Category
Stanford University

PETA2 2015 Favorite Vegan-Friendly College

Stanford University

2015 Community Partnership Award
Stanford University Residential & Dining Enterprises and Abilities United Employment Services Program

stanford community service award 2015

Financial Times

2017 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

2015 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

2014 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

2013 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

2012 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

2011 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

2009 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

2008 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

2007 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

2006 #1 Ranking Executive Education
for Food and Accommodation - Schwab Executive Services

FT

United Fresh Produce Association

2014 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award
Colleges & Universities Division
Chef Chandon Clenard, Senior Executive Chef
R&DE Stanford Dining

United Fresh Produce Association

Sustainable Endowments Institute

2011 “A” - College Sustainability Report Card
Food & Recycling
Stanford University

2010 “A” - College Sustainability Report Card
Food & Recycling
Stanford University

2009 “A” - College Sustainability Report Card
Food & Recycling
Stanford University

2008 “A” - College Sustainability Report Card
Food & Recycling
Stanford University

2007 “A” - College Sustainability Report Card
Food & Recycling
Stanford University

SIEU

Food Management Magazine
Best Concepts Awards

2012 Best of Show
Arrillaga Family Dining Commons

2012 Best New Facility
Arrillaga Family Dining Commons

SIEU

Montague Suite Dreams Design Challenge

2011 Montague Suite Dreams Design Challenge
1st Place: Arrillaga Family Dining Commons

Montague

Sierra Club

Cool Schools: Annual Ranking of America's Greenest Colleges
Third in Nation
R&DE Stanford Dining

Stars logo

AASHE Stars

2012 Gold Rating
R&DE Stanford Dining

Stars logo

NACUFS Loyal E. Horton Dining Award

2012 Silver Award
Residential Dining Concepts
Arrillaga Family Dining Commons

2008 Bronze Medal
Catering - Regular Menu
Schwab Executive Culinary Services

2007 Silver Medal
Catering - Special Event
Schwab Executive Culinary Services

2007 Silver Medal
Residence Hall Dining - Multiple Outlets
R&DE Stanford Dining

NACFUS

NACUFS Culinary Challenge

2013 Regional Culinary Competition
Silver Medal - Chef Matthew Mina
R&DE Stanford Dining

2012 Regional Culinary Competition
Silver Medal - Chef Joe Guinto
R&DE Stanford Dining

2005 Regional Culinary Competition
Silver Medal - Chef Jeff Rosen
R&DE Stanford Dining

2004 National Culinary Competition
Gold Medal - Chef Raul Lacara
R&DE Stanford Dining

2004 Regional Culinary Competition
Gold Medal - Chef Raul Lacara
R&DE Stanford Dining

2004 Regional Culinary Competition
Bronze Medal - Chef Gary Arthur
R&DE Stanford Dining

2001 Regional Culinary Competition
Gold Medal - Chef Raul Lacara
R&DE Stanford Dining

NACUFS

NACUFS Sustainability Awards

2012 Silver Award
Outreach and Education
Sustainable Food Program - Living Laboratory  

NACUFS

ACTERRA Business Environment Awards

2007 Acterra Award for Sustainability
R&DE Stanford Dining  

ACTERRA

United States Congress

2007 Special Recognition - Sustainability
R&DE Stanford Dining 

US Congress

Restaurants & Institutions Ivy Awards

2006 Ivy Award Winner
R&DE Stanford Dining

IVY

Pacific Gas & Electric

2006 Leadership in Applying Green Building Design
Eric Montell
R&DE Stanford Dining

PG&E