Does Cal Dining provide balanced meal options?

Cal Dining offers a wide variety of options. Our menus are created by a team of chefs and a registered dietitian nutritionist to ensure the balance of flavor and health. While our menus are diverse, it is up to our customers to choose wisely. For ultimate nutritional value, Cal Dining sources a multitude of items that are environmentally friendly as well as health promoting. If you would like advice from our registered dietician, please email dietician@berkeley.edu.

Who do I talk to if I have dietary or nutritional questions or concerns?

Dietary or nutritional questions are best addressed to our staff dietitian in advance by emailing dietitian@berkeley.edu. Our general managers and chefs in each location can assist you on site. Residential students also can talk to the Tang Center student health workers, located in each residence hall. All students can also visit the campus Tang Center for health and wellness information.

How do you handle allergies?

Students with allergies are encouraged to reach out to our Registered Dietitian in advance by emailing dietitian@berkeley.edu, who will provide one-on-one support and connect you with the culinary team if needed. More information about allergies can be found in the Terms and Conditions for your meal plan.

Do you have vegan/vegetarian options?

Each dining location offers vegan and vegetarian options. Bear Fit station at Crossroads only offers vegan food items. Café 3 features a plant-forward menu with many vegan and vegetarian options.

Do you offer kosher options?

Cafe 3 has a certified kosher station offering kosher meats. Packaged kosher sandwiches are sold in our retail units across campus.

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