Healthy Eating

Bentley University is committed to providing an accessible, equitable, and inclusive dining experience. As part of this mission, we strive to meet the dietary needs of all participants. If you have a specific dietary needs, please contact Laura Klotz by email at to discuss appropriate accommodations.

Providing you with healthy options is something your dining team proudly does every day. We help you select delicious, nutritious and satisfying meals and snacks by highlighting well-balanced menu choices and providing nutritional information and tips to help you make choices that fit your needs.

My Zone

My Zone is our secured campus “pantry” where food items needed by students with Celiac disease, peanut or tree nut allergies are stored and prepared with precautions against cross-contact. This area is free of tree nut, peanut and gluten-containing ingredients and products. To gain access to My Zone please talk to one of our managers to schedule a short orientation.

Food Allergies

We take pride in serving you wholesome ingredients, preparing recipes accurately and providing nutritional analysis and ingredient statements through our online menus and nutrition calculator. From our general manager to our front line servers, we work carefully to address food allergies, Celiac disease, or other special dietary needs. 

We want to meet one-on-one with anyone who has individual dining needs to ensure that your dining experience is safe, delicious, and social. If you have a food allergy/special diet concern, please call or send us a note using the feedback form.

*The Health Center and all Campus Police have epi-pens available for emergency situations.

Simple Servings

Simple Servings is our allergen-safe, dining option in The 921 for our customers with food allergies or gluten intolerance. This station offers food free from peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, soy, milk products, eggs, and gluten-containing ingredients. Simple Servings staff members are carefully trained to avoid cross-contact with food allergens.

Meet the Dietitian

Laura Klotz, RD, LDN is available for complimentary consultations on topics such as: 

Food allergies, celiac disease, diabetes, or other special dietary needs
Navigating the dining locations to find healthier menu options 
Vegan and vegetarian nutrition
Nutrition presentations, events and programming 

She has a passion for leading a healthy lifestyle and empowering people of all ages to reach their healthiest potential through food and nutrition. She works with students, faculty and staff to encourage a healthy lifestyle. She also assists students on campus that have dietary restrictions, helping them become more comfortable in their new dining environment. 

To schedule a meeting with Laura please contact her at

Mindful mindful-icon-35x32.png

Mindful is Sodexo's health & wellness approach that helps you make healthy choices second nature! We are committed to creating healthy environments for our customers. Central to this effort is providing healthy, nutritious foods. The result of this initiative is an approach that focuses on transparency of ingredients, delicious food, satisfying portions and clarity in message so that you can make Mindful choices!

Mindful offerings meet stringent nutritional criteria based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Each meal part is limited in calories, has fewer than 30% of calories as fat, fewer than 10 % of calories as saturated fat, and is restricted in sodium, and cholesterol. Look for the Mindful icon to indulge in the healthy and delicious items offered at each meal.

GlutenFree-35x35.png A variety of gluten-free items across campus and can accommodate customers with foods that are free from gluten-containing ingredients and protected against cross-contact with gluten.

Vegetarian-35x35.png Menu items with the vegetarian icon contain no meat, fish or poultry, or any meat products such as soup base. Our vegetarian offerings meet the needs of lacto-ovo vegetarians and may include eggs and/or dairy products.

Vegan-35x35.png Vegan offerings contain no meat, fish, eggs, milk or other animal-derived products such as honey.

Kosher IconKosher offerings are those that comply with a strict policy of kosher food laws, including cleanliness,purity, and quality.