Copyright 2019 Diversity Food Services

Diversity Food Services

401 Spence Street

Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2E9

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Strategy Made Simple podcast: March 20, 2018 episode with COO Ian Vickars on Diversity’s Multiple Bottom Lines approach to business.

Food Secure Canada: 2014 Diversity case study on Local and Sustainable Food Procurement study https://foodsecurecanada.org/resources-news/resources-research/manitoba-menu-local-sustainable-food-procurement-case-study

Awards

(When you do business like we do, you're bound to get recognized from time to time)

 

  • 2019 Manitoba Minister of Sustainable Development - 2018 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award as the Champion for Sustainability

  • 2019 Overall highest scoring campus dining facility of post-secondary campuses in the international AASHE-STARS sustainability campus index

  • 2018 LEAF - Greenest Restaurant over 10,000 square feet

  • 2017 Highest scoring Canadian campus (3rd overall) dining facility of Universities and Colleges in North America listed on the international AASHE-STARS sustainability campus index

  • 2017 Top Score in Sierra Club Magazine's Cool Schools food category ranking of North American Colleges and Universities (tied with Vermont's Sterling College)

  • 2016 Highest scoring Canadian campus (3rd overall) dining facility of Universities and Colleges in North America listed on the international AASHE-STARS sustainability campus index

  • 2015 CIAO MAGAZINE Restaurant of the Year

  • 2015 2nd highest scoring campus dining facility of Universities and Colleges in North America (top Canadian) listed on the international AASHE-STARS sustainability campus index

  • 2014 Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Winnipeg Award winner for the Social enterprise Category

  • 2014 LEAF Level 2 certification (for a copy of the report click here)

  • 2013 Gold Medal Plates GOLD - Chef de Cuisine Kelly Cattani

  • 2013 DEAM Manitoba Champion of Diversity award

  • 2010 The Manitoba Round Table Award for Sustainable Development

  • 2010 Golden Carrot award for Business Community Food Champions

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In the Media

 

Global News 2019: UWinnipeg Food Service named top in North America

University of Winnipeg NewsCentre: 2018 article on Diversity's sustainable practices news-centre.uwinnipeg.ca/

 

University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation Full Report 2018 (co-owners of Diversity Food Services, with SEED Winnipeg) http://unescochair-cbrsr.org/pdf/Catalyst_for_Sustainability_Sept_27_2018-Full-Report.pdf

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives documentary “The Inclusive Economy” (2018) features Diversity Food Services’ COO Ian Vickars on our business practices and how they impact our Winnipeg community. Watch the full documentary here: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/multimedia/inclusive-economy