RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

institute for food, nutrition & health | new brunswick, nj

COST

$55M

COMPLETION DATE

February 2016

SUSTAINABILITY

LEED Gold Certification

SIZE

80,000 SF Building

3,000 SF Servery

125 Seat Cafe

ARCHITECT

Ballinger | Philadelphia, PA

Community based. Food focused. Health driven. Rutgers University’s main principle is to “eat well, live well” and the new design displays just that featuring a vertical garden known as the “Living Wall”. A variety of fresh and healthy options are offered daily with a seasonal menu. Whole food made from scratch, brick-oven whole-grain pizzettes and flat breads, make-your-own ramen bars, Mongolian grills and an ever-rotating selection of ingredients allows students and staff to experiment with flavor while eating healthy. 

PUBLICATIONS

Rutgers SEBSNJAES Newsroom, Healthy Dining at IFNH's Harvest is an Ideal Way to Celebrate National Nutrition Month, March 9, 2016

Food Management Magazine, A Look inside Rutgers' new chef driven, health-focused cafe, February 29, 2016

NorthJersey.com, Rutgers dedicates new $55M institute for food, nutrition, and health, October 28, 2015

ECO Walls, Rutgers University, NJ Institute for Food, Nutrition & Health, June, 2015

Rutgers, Building Information, 2015

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