This Daily Orange article does a nice job explaining how we get some of our local produce.
Syracuse University Food Services has invited Chef Alex Dino, the Corporate Executive Chef for Nestle Professional North America, to Sadler Dining Center on Wednesday, November 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. Chef Dino will prepare and serve several dishes using the company’s vegan products. All SU and SUNY-ESF students on a meal plan are invited to stop by the dining center and sample Sweet Earth Awesome Cheeseburgers, Flatbread Pesto Grounds, and Vegan Alfredo Chik’n, among several other options. Nestle will have a variety of giveaways for students who leave feedback on the dishes they sample.
This event will mark the first time Chef Dino and Nestle Professional will travel to a university setting to receive feedback from students about their products.
Food Services Executive Chef Eamon Lee will also be on hand to facilitate conversations with students. Hearing directly from students and learning about their preferences will allow Chef Eamon and his staff to customize the vegan options at dining centers, allowing students direct input on the menu moving forward.
Cassie Hoover MS, RDN, LD, Senior Manager Nutrition, Health & Wellness and Sustainability for Nestle, will also be on hand to discuss Nestle Professional’s sustainability practices and net zero emissions roadmap.
Chef Eamon Lee brings over three decades of experience to the University. Read more about Eamon here.