The culinary program plays an integral role in attracting students and contributing to student and parent satisfaction. To mirror a commitment to the highest quality education, your institution needs partners that will contribute to the mission.
The AVI vision is one that is centered on our Fresh Food Forward model. Skilled culinarians prepare nutritious meals, from scratch with the freshest ingredients. We artfully prepare foods, in full view of our customers; displaying showmanship and precision in all that we do. Fresh is more than a model, it’s a way of life for our team.
We also recognize that environmentally sound practices, local procurement and energy conservation is essential in our campus hospitality programs. We customize and develop our sustainability plan for each school, focusing on your goals and employing aggressive practices and ground-breaking practices. Our Farm to Fork program, composting initiatives and local procurement initiatives are recognized by many of America’s education leaders.
Coupled with our Fresh Food Forward vision, AVI understands the atmosphere is vitally important. Our imaginative facilities and design teams will develop specialized enhancements after studying your location, vision and preferences of your students and faculty. Incorporating sustainable design elements, modern colors and textures and artistic lighting with superior marketing programs provides a truly distinctive hospitality program.
Students are interested in weight control, proper portions and learning about making good nutrition choices. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle in today’s higher education institutions is a challenge that AVI addresses on many levels. Our innovative nutriSOURCE® program provides nutritional data, education tools and access to an AVI dietitian for any student to utilize. We also engage in an initiative, StealthHealth, in which we source and utilize more nutritious ingredients in our cooking. We utilize whole grains whenever possible, always opt for minimally processed foods and substitute lower calorie ingredients in our recipes. The result is that our guests enjoy great taste from wholesome foods without added calories and fat.