Dining Services boasts a tradition of award-winning programming, venues, and service. In the last five years, more than 50 colleges and businesses have benchmarked our program and its facilities. We have received numerous awards for our chefs, facilities, franchises, and program.

  • No. 2, Best Campus Food, Niche
  • No. 6, Best Campus Food, “Best of 382 Colleges: 2018 Edition,” The Princeton Review
  • Top 15 Best Universities for Healthy Eaters, Healthline
  • B Report Card for Vegan Offerings, for going above and beyond to provide all students wth exceptional vegan food, Peta2
  • No. 3, Best Campus Food, “Best of 380 Colleges: 2016 Edition,” The Princeton Review
    Virginia Tech Dining Services
  • No. 1, Best Campus Food, Niche
  • NACUFS Bronze, Sustainability Oureach and Education
  • No. 3, Best Campus Food, “Best of 380 Colleges: 2016 Edition,” The Princeton Review
    Virginia Tech Dining Services
  • No. 1, Fittest College in America, The Active Times
  • No. 1, The 10 Best Dining Halls on College Campuses, College Magazine
  • No. 2, Best College Food, "The 2015 Cappies" Cappex
  • No. 1, Top 10 College Dining Halls, West End Market, Lendedu
  • No. 5, Colleges with the Best Dining Halls, Business Insider
  • No. 3  Best College for Food in America - Daily Meal
  • No. 1, Top Universities for Food & Dining - Ranked by Students - Cappex College Insider
  • Outstanding Design Award for Specialized Facility, Lavery Hall - American School and University
  • College and University Innovator of the Year, Food Management Magazine
  • Best Concepts - Best New Facility, Food Management Magazine
  • Grand Prize Loyal E. Horton Award, NACUFS Turner Place - Retail Sale - Multiple Concepts/Marketplace Design
  • Gold Loyal E. Horton Award, NACUFS Turner Place - Retail Sale - Multiple Concepts/Marketplace Design
  • Honorable Mention Loyal E. Horton Award, NACUFS Turner Place - Residential Dining - Special Event
  • No. 1, Fittest College, 2013, The Active Times
  • No. 1, Best Cafeteria Variety, College Prowler
  • No. 1, Best Quality Food, College Prowler
  • No. 1, Best School Dining, College Prowler
  • No. 4, Best Campus Food, “Best of 378 Colleges: 2014 Edition,” The Princeton Review
    Virginia Tech Dining Services
  • A+, Campus Dining, College Prowler
    Virginia Tech Dining Services
  • Silver LEED Certification, Turner Place at Lavery Hall, U.S. Green Building Council
  • Silver STARS Rating, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
    Virginia Tech, with contributions from Virginia Tech Dining Services
  • No. 3 Daily Meal, Best Colleges for Food in America 2013
  • Qdoba - Highest 1st Years Sales Volume 2013