J. Michael Floyd, executive director of food services at the University of Georgia, in Athens, loves cheesecake, thinks trayless is overrated and wants to meet John Muir.
Working with students and helping them have a great college experience. I enjoy helping students create great memories.
Dealing with “helicopter parents” who still try to manage their children’s lives.
Leading an award-winning team that cares for its customers. Seventy six national awards since 1986 is a testament to the team’s dedication.
Opening a unit for a couple to take wedding photos at the commons where they first met.
Fresh-caught Alaskan sockeye salmon, with wild rice and grilled asparagus. For dessert, a great piece of cheesecake with fresh berries.
The second serving of cheesecake.
Trayless dining. Only in institutional food service would we try to reduce customer service.
Meals prepared by first-time campers.
My wedding band that my wife gave me for our 25th anniversary.
Teddy Roosevelt on a vacation to Yellowstone.
Visiting with John Muir in 1868, as he walked the Yosemite Valley for the first time. I cannot imagine what he first saw that motivated him to campaign for the valley’s conservation and establishment as a national park.