Hospitality Services provides healthy and sustainable food operations, access to a Registered Dietitian, engaging events, resources and workshops to support your wellbeing on campus. Healthy lifestyles choices provide you with optimal energy, improved focus, and a sense of mindfulness while moving through your day.

Approximately 45% of our food purchases are from within a 500km radius, and 69% is sourced from within Canada.


Healthy Eats

This bi-weekly social series highlights healthy options across all food locations, specially selected by our Registered Dietitian. Each highlight includes a nutrition tip or other fun fact, helping you make informed food choices while dining on campus.

Follow @queensfood on Instagram and Facebook to make sure you never miss a post!

Eat Well

Identify food that will fuel your body and brain with the Eat Well logo. When you see this logo on Fresh TO GO and other products in our dining halls and select retail locations, you can eat confidently knowing that your food meets at least three of the following criteria:  

  • Made with whole grains  
  • Contain one full serving of vegetables > 45g leafy greens or > 75g other veg  
  • < (less than) 500 calories in an entrée, < (less than) 300 calories in a side/snack 
  • No more than 15% calories from saturated fats 
  • < (less than) 960mg of sodium in a sandwich, < (less than) 720mg entrée, < (less than) 480mg side/snack 

Fresh TO GO

Look for Fresh TO GO stands in select retail food locations to satisfy your hunger without compromising nutrition. Prepared on campus daily, Fresh TO GO sandwiches, salads, wraps, fruit & veg trays, cheese & crackers etc., are a delicious quick option when you are on the move. 

Learn about other healthy food options in retail here.

The Scoop - Health & Wellness Blog

Get 'The Scoop' on tips and tricks to eating balanced meals, staying hydrated with pizazz, snacking like a dietitian, eating vegan and vegetarian, food allergies, sustainable campus living, dining hall hacks and more.


Campus & Community Resources 

Student Wellness Services – provide a range of programs and services responsive to your health and wellness including access to medical services, mental health resources, food security, healthy lifestyle appointments and more.   

Student Affairs – your go-to campus resource for services related to academic, emotional, social, cultural, spiritual, physical, and career-related supports. 

Kingston Community Dietitian Services - Public Health is an excellent resource, providing an extensive list of nutrition and dietitian services available in the community.   

Dietitians of Canada – access nutrition professionals practicing in a private practice setting.  

UnlockFood – a Dietitians of Canada resource for credible nutrition information.  

Food Allergy Canada – your go-to resource for accurate and comprehensive allergy information.  

Health Canada -a source of credible, trusted health and nutrition information including resources on food labelling and safety, food allergies and the Canadian Food Guide.  

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