UM Dining Mission Statement

UM Dining supports student success through superior cuisine, exceptional dining experiences, and sustainable business practices.

Shared Values and Guiding Principles

  • NOURISHMENT:  We serve wholesome, high quality, and nutritious food.
  • GUEST SERVICE:  The people we serve are our guests.  We will exceed our guests’ expectations.
  • SUSTAINABILITY:  We commit to local, regional, and global environmental stewardship through sustainable business practices and agricultural economic development in Montana through the UM Farm to College Program.
  • PROFESSIONALISM:  We exhibit passion, excellence, integrity, loyalty, responsiveness, and innovation in the pursuit of our profession. We affirm, cultivate, and value our employees through professional development.
  • DIVERSITY:  We respect and celebrate the contributions, rights, and dignity of our diverse employees and guests.
  • PARTNERSHIPS:  We cultivate collaborative and financial partnerships with our on- and off-campus colleagues in support of the University’s mission.
  • FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY:   We maintain profitability to meet our obligations as a self-operated, self-funded state auxiliary account.  We are entrepreneurial in our exploration and development of new revenue opportunities.