Scratch and Batch CookingWe believe in serving real food
Real food is cooked from scratch. Real food is made from fresh, raw ingredients.
Real food is cooked by passionate trained chefs who care about the environment.
We roast our own deli meats. We use the freshest local produce available. We buy cage-free, Certified Humane® eggs and antibiotic- and hormone-free milk. We only use trans fat-free oils and MSG-free seasonings. When you eat our food, you're tasting real ingredients. Not artificial flavors or preservatives.
With SAGE, you'll always know what's in your food.
Each SAGE chef prepares food in small batches, so that the last person served
experiences the same level of quality as the first. We cook only as much as
needed – reducing food waste and minimizing leftovers.
Local SourcingWe support your local economy
Local food is fresher, tastes better, and has a lower environmental impact. SAGE has partnered with more than 800 local and regional distributors to supply our communities with fresh, seasonal food and produce.
SustainabilityWe are stewards of the earth's resources; every facet of our operations reflects our commitment to our planet and the local community.
SAGE GardensMore than 100 SAGE venues have gardens, ranging from simple herb boxes to fully functioning farms.
Meet the FarmerEvery ingredient tells a story. It starts on a farm or in a garden, and ends on your plate. SAGE shares these stories through our Meet the Farmer program. We profile the family-operated area vendors who supply food for our kitchens.
Customer SatisfactionThe SAGE Program helps distinguish your school as a center of culinary excellence in your community
SAGE works alongside you to make your school the place to be.
Prospective students frequently report that the food was the best part of their day. They're awed by the breadth and freshness of our foods, the welcoming smiles of our chefs and servers, and the colorful array of local foods, farms, and purveyors.
Prospective parents are wowed by SAGE's online menus, wholesome food options, and the nutrition and allergen information available at their fingertips.
Bring the SAGE Program to your dining hallShow your community how much you care
Food is an important part of everyone's day. A thoughtful dining program tailored to the unique needs
of your community demonstrates your commitment to the health and well-being of every person on campus.
Our exquisite food and unparalleled service give students, faculty, and staff something to look forward to every day, and keep them returning year after year.
CateringLet us entertain you!
Our on-site culinary team relishes every chance to show what they can do. From
coffee breaks and continental breakfasts to formal dinners for hundreds of guests,
we'll showcase the latest culinary trends and create priceless memories for you and
Your on-site team, supported by SAGE's highly-trained professional chefs, will provide memorable catered events at a very reasonable cost. There's no need to hire expensive outside caterers; we've got you covered! Let SAGE share The Flavor of Things to Come® with your community.