Your dining experience at Kent State is more than great food; it's a community experience centered around culinary expertise, fresh ingredients, healthy options and a shared sense of environmental and social responsibility. Our team is committed to creating the best possible dining experience for you and your guests. Join us for outstanding food, inviting atmospheres, comfort and convenience designed especially for you.


Here at Kent State University we have the honor of homing the first Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) Certified full dining location on a college campus in the U.S. Located in Prentice Hall, Prentice Cafe will give students an entire new perception of eating healthy foods. Serving healthy food choices and locally grown items, Prentice Cafe is one of our safest eateries on campus. If you are an advocate of healthy living,  gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian you will enjoy our gluten-free and Wellness zone.

About GIG

The Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), a program of GIG, is a leader in the verification of quality, integrity, and purity of gluten-free products.  One of the top certification programs in the world, GFCO inspects products and manufacturing facilities for gluten, in an effort to maintain strict industry standards.  GFCO has currently certified over 30,000 products in 29 different countries.

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