Dining Services again recognized by Niche Magazine, Princeton Review
Virginia Tech was ranked in the top 10 of the "Best Campus Food" category by both Niche Magazine and the Princeton Review.
In the ever-competitive world of higher education, where universities and colleges constantly strive to offer the best experiences for their students, recognition from reputable sources can be a significant achievement. Virginia Tech has once again proven its excellence by securing the No. 3 spot out of almost 1,500 universities on Niche Magazine's 2024 “Best College Food in America” list. Additionally, Virginia Tech ranked No. 8 on the Princeton Review’s “Best Campus Food” list. These rankings underscore Dining Services’ commitment to providing exceptional dining experiences for the Hokie community.
About Niche Magazine
Niche, a leading platform connecting students and families with educational institutions, provides a comprehensive analysis and rankings of colleges and universities across the country. The annual rankings provide insights for prospective students and their families, helping them make informed decisions about their academic future.
Virginia Tech's No. 3 ranking in Niche Magazine's 2024 Best College Food in America list is a testament to the university's dedication to providing outstanding dining experiences for its students. This achievement not only reflects the quality of food but also the university's commitment to the student experience.
About Princeton Review
Virginia Tech was also recognized in the latest rankings by the Princeton Review for 2024, further demonstrating its commitment to culinary excellence by securing the No. 8 spot for "Best Campus Food." The Princeton Review's rankings are based on student ratings of their school's dining services and considers factors such as menu variety, quality of food, and convenience. This recognition further solidifies its reputation as a top-tier institution where academic greatness meets culinary excellence.
What makes Virginia Tech's food stand out
- Quality and diversity: Virginia Tech offers a wide range of culinary choices catering to various tastes and dietary preferences. From the world flavors at D2 to comfort food found at West End, Dining Services provides destination dining for an immersive and enjoyable experience.
- Sustainability and innovation: Virginia Tech prioritizes locally sourced and eco-friendly ingredients, reducing the university's carbon footprint while supporting the community. Homefield Farm supplies many of the vegetables in the dining facilities, while the sustainability department continuously works to reduce the university’s impact on the environment.
- Student satisfaction: Dining Services base many decisions directly on student feedback. There is even a Student Advisory Committee, where students provide feedback and ideas for Dining Services.
Learn more about Virginia Tech Dining Services at dining.vt.edu.