University of North Texas leads First Goldies Awards

March 3—The University of North Texas led the pack with wins in two categories for the inaugural Goldies Awards, presented by The Culinary Institute of America and FoodService Director.

UNT won in the categories of Food Democracy and Financial Wizardy. Compass Group USA won in the Health & Wellness category; the University of California, Santa Cruz, won in the Going Green category; and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, won in the Focus on the Guest category.

The awards were presented at FoodService Director’s MenuDirections conference, held Feb. 27-March 1. A Goldies Advisory Board, made up of CIA faculty and staff, judged each submission. Each submission required entrants to create a three to five minute video showcasing how their operation represented the gold standard in each category.

To watch the winning videos, click here.

For more information about the Goldies Awards, click here.