Staying Healthy at RCHealthy Eating

We provide healthy choices at all meals, if you need some help in being creative please do not hesitate to ask one of our chefs.  We have nutritional information available for many of our regular items posted at our stations and a more complete list in our nutrition guide located at the entrance of the commons.  Variety is the spice of life!  Eat different kinds of foods for optimal nutrition it's all about the balance, all types of foods can have their place in a healthy diet. Each food group has its own unique benefits imperative to your well-being.

To discuss a special dietary need or to schedule an appointment with a Registered Dietitian please contact Dining Services at 540-375-2328.

If you need help with food allergies/intolerances please contact Chef Matt Phillips ( or 540-375-2328) before you arrive on campus or immediately upon your arrival so we can ensure that we take great care of you!

View these recommended sites for additional information:

USDA Myplate
General nutrition guidelines set by the USDA. This website is very interactive and packed full of information.

The Nutrition Source

Healthy Options Program

In an effort to help you make the best nutritional choices, while on and off campus, health and nutrition coaching is available to you. Kate Smith, our health and nutrition coach, will help you develop obtainable goals, teach you nutritional skills to sustain these goals, and provide support and encouragement.


Chef Matt Phillips