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Dining Services in the News

Ventanas Part of Remarkable Campus Transformation

March 22, 2023

Congratulations to UC San Diego Catering's Héctor Giancarlo Pérez-Scolari for his win at the NACUFS' Culinary Challenge for the Pacific Region! His winning dish was Quynh, which he describes as "flavors of Banh Mi for a dear friend."

NACUFS is the National Association of College and University Food Services; their mission is to serve as the professional resource for collegiate foodservice leaders in order to elevate dining and transform the campus community experience. Learn more at

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HDH Student Employee Creates Compost Collection Pilot Program

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Plant-Based options at UC San Diego featured in VegNews

RAD Plan Provides Reassurance and Delicious Meals

Meet the 2022 College Power Players

June 7, 2022

Congratulations to our very own Chef Vaughn Vargus and Chef Ivan Cideno-Gilardi, who won the tournament of champions showdown this week at the Chef Culinary Conference at UMass Amherst 2022. They beat out teams from universities around the country at this very prestigious event- great job, chefs!

NACUFS Announces 2022 Award Winners

Break-fast after sundown at UCSD’s Canyon Vista Food Hall

Campus Dining Venue Transforms Into Modern Marketplace

Redesigned Canyon Vista Marketplace Debuts Mouthwatering New Menu

Eliminating Food Waste for Good

Congratulations to the 2021 OZZI Earth Day Contest Winners

America’s Finest Kosher (and Halal) Diner Debuts at UCSD