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R&DE Events

Past R&DE Events



Cinco de Mayo Dinner Celebration
May 2, 2024

R&DE Stanford Dining, Hospitality & Auxiliaries held a festive Cinco de Mayo dinner celebration for students on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at Stern Dining Hall. This special event featured a vibrant menu that showcased a variety of traditional Mexican flavors.

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Keith L. Guy Award Recognition Luncheon
May 1, 2024

The Keith L. Guy Award Recognition Luncheon was held to honor outstanding individuals who have demonstrated exemplary service within Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE) at Stanford University.

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Midnight Breakfast
March 11, 2024

Students came out in record numbers to partake in a breakfast bounty and engage with senior university leaders at Residential & Dining Enterprises’ 2024 Midnight Breakfast

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Celebrating Black History Month Through Food, Music, Dance and Art
February 21, 2024

In celebration of Black History Month, Residential & Dining Enterprises held a special event for staff from across R&DE divisions. Activities included an impactful panel discussion, Stanford and Black history trivia, an interactive dance, an art exhibit and a special culinary experience created by the R&DE Stanford Dining, Hospitality & Auxiliaries team in partnership with celebrity chef Tanya Holland’s Red Skillet Kitchen.

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Lunar New Year
February 8, 2024

R&DE celebration of Lunar New Year with a themed dinner in Wilbur Dining Hall with a variation of entrees, sides, and desserts.

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2023 R&DE Employee Awards, Recognition Ceremony & Holiday Event
December 15, 2023

This year's event, hosted by Shirley J. Everett, Ed.D., MBA, Senior Associate Vice Provost, and Senior Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Inclusion conveyed the theme of Excellence Reimagined.

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R&DE All Hands Meeting 
November 1, 2023

This year, R&DE All Hands Meeting embraces Achieving Excellence through Inclusive Leadership, Enriched Communications, Technology, and Fiscal Stewardship. 

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National Hispanic Heritage Event 
October 11, 2023

In October R&DE held a celebration in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The in-person event allowed R&DE staff to celebrate together with cultural food, music, dance and trivia.

The Equitable Harvest Black Farmers Initiative at MCURC Annual Meeting  
October 3, 2023

During the The Menus of Change University Research Collaborative (MCURC) Annual Meeting, the Equitable Harvest Black Farmer Initiative video was premiered.

2023 Cardinal Walk 
August 10, 2022

R&DE's commitment to "Embrace Wellness and Walk for Inclusion!” brings together Stanford employees for a shared wellness experience, boosting our community’s well-being by giving us a chance to connect with each other.

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R&DE Juneteenth & Multicultural Event
June 28, 2023

The Juneteenth and Multicultural Event was a celebration of the service excellence of our team and also of R&DE’s commitment to “Value & Embrace Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.”

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Asian American & Pacific Islander Month
May 31, 2023

A celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, and in support of our core value to, “Value & Embrace Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging,” R&DE hosted a series of celebrations to honor the AAPI community.

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Stanford Food Institute: Black Farmers Panel & Research Symposium 
May 25, 2023

An interactive exhibition held by R&DE that explored the latest research in food systems and agriculture, featuring work from Stanford students, faculty, staff and alumni.