Orefice steps down as Dining Services executive director at Princeton University

Stu Orefice left his position after 21 years to pursue a consulting job in New York City.

Dec. 9—After serving as executive director of Dining Services for 21 years, Stu Orefice left his position at the university last Monday to pursue a consulting job in New York City.

“It was time for me to create a new recipe,” Orefice wrote in an announcement sent to his friends and colleagues, adding, “I am extremely proud [of] the work of our award-winning dining team, and I take comfort in the fact that I leave the Princeton pantry fully stocked with high quality ingredients.”

In his message to coworkers, Orefice explained that he hopes his job transition will allow him more flexibility to spend more time with his family. Beyond providing The Daily Princetonian with the message, Orefice declined to comment.