we make local easy

It all starts in our community. Our culinarians and sustainability teams take pride in working with local food systems, along with third party certified suppliers across the country to ensure we are sourcing our food the right way. Our sustainability efforts don’t stop there. We work hard to utilizing reusables and compostable materials in our restaurants, ensure that our facilities follow sustainable practices, and align ourselves with the goals of our campus and community.

a responsible food system

Our dining team strives every day to create a responsible dining program. From working to minimize waste, support local partners with responsible sourcing, and creating green dining facilities, we are always looking for new ways to care for our world through a sustainable food system. Learn more about how we do so.

green to-go boxes

Elon Dining is proud to support and encourage environmentally conscious habits on campus, and the new, reusable Green To-Go is part of our ongoing effort to reduce waste from single-use products.


Leslie is from Huntersville, North Carolina and a graduate of High Point University. She is passionate about sustainable living and is especially interested in the way that our food contributes to an eco-friendly lifestyle. In her free time, she enjoys spending time on the lake, playing games with friends and family, and reading a good detective fiction novel.

Leslie leads Elon Dining's sustainability efforts, ensuring we source from local food systems and 3rd party certified vendors, and identifying new, innovative ways improve our current practices.

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