Food and Dining
In-person attendees will have the opportunity to sample not just some of the teaching kitchen recipe offerings, but a variety of foods curated specifically for this conferences attendees.
UCLA Dining Services is proud to be one of 37 university dining programs to join the Menu’s of Change initiative; focusing on whole, minimally processed foods across their four dining halls, five ‘to-go’ type restaurants with seating, providing 32,000 meals daily (pre-covid). With a goal of obtaining 30% of all procurement to meet local, organic and sustainable requirements.
The Luskin Conference Center is home to Plateia, Mediterranean-inspired, California fresh restaurant offering seasonal dishes with bright flavors and bold presentations, featuring locally sourced products such as seasonal fruits and vegetables, artisanal cheeses, sustainable seafood, and much more.
UCLA Dining has been rated number one out of 1,400 Universities five years in a row.
The Luskin Conference Center is fully compliant with ADA requirements for guests with disabilities. These compliance measures include making sure entrances and exits, guest rooms, meeting spaces, parking area, lobby, service counters, restaurant, and bathrooms are easily accessible to everyone.
The Conference Center staff is fully trained on ADA regulations, accessibility features, policies for service animals, and effectively meeting the needs of our visitors and guests with disabilities. This includes being able to effectively communicate with guests in situations of difficulty with hearing and visual impairments.
The Conference Center also offers mothers rooms for any conference attendee that may require the use of one during their visit. Please reach out to the Center directly or the conference staff for more information.