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Hospitality Services is dedicated to reducing our environmental footprint. Partners, who share this commitment to environmental improvements and increased sustainability, will be given significant weight in the RFP (Request for Proposal) process.


How do we define local? Anything produced, raised, or processed in Ontario! A 2012 assessment by Local Foods Plus showed 40% of purchases made for Residences Dining are local! Over 30% of our total purchases are locally sourced. This relates to over $1.6 million dollars staying in our province, with our local farmers, and supporting our economy!
You can find more information about buying local here.


Hospitality Services is going Fair Trade in 2015! We will be offering local Fire Roasted Coffee and Beyond Fair Trade Doi Chaang Coffee. As well, anywhere tea or chocolate bars are sold 3+ Fair Trade teas and 1+ Fair Trade chocolate bars are available.
You can find more information about fair trade here.


High Liner Foods is the major supplier of seafood for Residence Dining. High Liner has pledged to have all responsibly sourced products, and currently 99% of their seafood supply comes from certified sustainable or responsible sources.
You can find more information about sustainable seafood here.


Residence Dining serves approximately half of their entrees meatless. Of these options, half are completely vegan.
You can find more information about meatless and vegan options here.


See our major distributors here.

Hospitality Services Leaving a lighter footprint for tomorrow

Sustainability is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
- Brundtland Commission (United Nations)

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