Our Story

RHS Strategic Plan Update 2013-2023Michigan State University Culinary Services is committed to simultaneously reducing the university’s environmental footprint, and increasing the efficiency of its materials and energy usage. Through programs, partnerships and more, we are doing our part to close the loop on a sustainable food cycle!

As a department within Residential and Hospitality Services (RHS), Culinary Services is dedicated to maintaining the RHS Sustainability mission and vision.

  • Mission: Dedication to promoting and advancing environmental stewardship throughout RHS and MSU by providing a high level of leadership to meet the environmental stewardship goals of MSU and RHS.

  • Vision: Ensuring MSU’s long-term sustainability through innovative and balanced strategies that support: Stewardship, fiscal responsibility and partnership.

The vision encompasses these seven strategic categories:

These strategies could not be accomplished without our partnerships with MSU Sustainability, MSU Recycling, MSU Surplus Store, and various academic programs.


Contact Us

We want to hear from you! Contact Carla Iansiti, RHS Sustainability Officer, with any comments or suggestions about sustainability.