Veggie Mania is a Villanova Dining Services annual competition that has been running for over 10 years. It was created as way to develop new and interesting plant based offerings. It is also an excellent way to provide an opportunity for our chefs to be creative. Lastly, it was designed to promote plant based foods as a healthy alternative to animal based proteins. We are proud that this competition has a sustainable impact as well. By introducing more plant-based foods to our customers, we are simultaneously helping our environment by reducing meat consumption. The introduction of new vegan dishes helps our customers realize that there are many alternatives to animal based proteins.
Samples of the top three entries are offered each year at the farmers' market in April.