Pitt Dining Halls Rank Gold in Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant Assessment

Market Central and the Perch are both GOLD Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants!

The University of Pittsburgh’s two main dining halls have both earned Gold designations under the Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants program!  Market Central and the Perch at Sutherland earned their designations as Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants by demonstrating a commitment to take economic, environmental, and social actions that benefit the region.

Curious about the details of how the Pitt Dining halls measure up?  Check out the breakdowns for how each scored: Market Central and The Perch.

The Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurant assessment consists of 149 sustainable actions from six broad areas of focus:


Based on the rankings in each of these concentrations, Pitt Dining stands out as a leader in the Pittsburgh community for its efforts to incorporate more sustainable practices.

Visit Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants for more information about designations, to find your favorite sustainable restaurant (or a new one), and to learn about related events.