News » News & Notes | Sept. 19
The University was named number 19 on the Daily Meal’s list of 60 Best Colleges for Food in America.
Bowdoin College took the top spot, followed by Washington University in St. Louis and Virginia Tech. Of the Ivies, Princeton was preceded on the list by Cornell in sixth place, Yale in 10th place and Columbia in 18th place. Harvard was 21st place, the University of Pennsylvania was 33rd place, Brown was 44th place and Dartmouth was 56th place.
The Daily Meal surveyed 2,000 university dining halls across the country based on the availability of healthy, local and sustainable food; accessibility and service; nutritional education and events held in the dining halls; response to student feedback; depth of information provided by social media; and “the X factor,” or a distinguishing feature of each school’s dining facilities.