UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT

central campus dining | burlington, vt

COST

$7M

COMPLETION DATE

August 2017

SIZE

450 seats

SUSTAINABILITY

Pending LEED Gold Certification

ARCHITECT

WTW Architects

Pittsburg, PA

Central Campus Dining Hall at UVM is a reflection of how much the culture around food and nutrition has evolved in recent years. The facility places an emphasis on food quality, local partnerships, sustainability, and education. The Exploration Station is stocked with prepped ingredients where students can cook their own meals, with a chef on hand to answer questions and provide guidance. The Discovery Kitchen provides a dedicated space for demonstrations and cooking classes – providing students with lifelong skills. The demonstration space features six stainless steel dual-purpose tables – they act as cooking counters during classes and demonstrations, and as a communal farm table when classes aren’t taking place. In addition to the Exploration & Discovery Station’s, Central Campus Dining features seven additional stations all focused on fresh, farm-to-table offerings.

PUBLICATIONS

Seven Days, Eating and Learning in UVM's New Dining Hall, November 7, 2017

VTDIGGER, UVM Dining launches culinary teaching kitchen with opening of new Central Campus Dining Hall, August 24, 2017

The Vermont Cynic, Construction begins on new dorms, November 4, 2015

Burlington Free Press, UVM proposes new, larger dorms on campus, March 17, 2015

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