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NACUFS announces 2022 award winners

Grand prize recipients of the association’s Loyal E. Horton dining, nutrition and sustainability awards will be named in July.
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Dining staff at the University of Richmond, which was named a NACUFS award winner / photo courtesy of the university

The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) this week named the winners of its 2022 Loyal E. Horton dining, nutrition and sustainability awards.

The Loyal E. Horton dining winners were chosen from among 37 entrants and span four categories—Residential Dining Facility, Residential Dining: Special Event; Retail Sales: Single Concept/Multiple Concepts/Marketplace; and Catering, Online Menu.

Award entries were accepted for two other categories—Residential Dining Concepts and Catering, Special Event—but none met the requirements to receive those awards, NACUFS said.

This year’s winners are:

Residential Dining Facility

Gold:
Tufts University
Rider University

Silver:
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bronze:
California Polytechnic State University

Residential Dining: Special E
vent

Gold:
Virginia Tech
North Dakota State University

Silver:
University of North Texas

Bronze:
University of Arizona

Retail Sales: Single Concept/Multiple Concepts/Marketplace

Gold:
University of California – San Diego
University of Richmond
Schoolcraft College

Silver:
Cal Poly Corporation
Central Washington University
SUNY at Cortland

Bronze:
Texas Christian University
University of Arizona

Catering: Online Menu

Gold:
University of North Texas
University of North Dakota
Rollins College

Silver:
Hope College

 

NACUFS also awarded college dining programs for their work in implementing nutrition and wellness initiatives. Those winners, chosen from among 14 entries, are:

Most Innovative Wellness & Nutrition Program

Gold:
University of Maryland

Silver:
University of Massachusetts

Bronze:
Washington University in St. Louis

Best Vegan Recipe

Gold:
University of Connecticut

Silver:
Buffalo State College

Bronze:
Marist College

 

Sustainability award recipients in three categories were also named. They are:

Procurement Practices

Gold:
University of Michigan

Silver:
University of California at Davis

Waste Management

Gold:
Boston College

Silver:
University of Michigan

Outreach and E
ducation

Gold:
University of Rhode Island

Silver:
Virginia Tech

Grand prize recipients of the association’s awards will be announced at NACUFS' national conference in Spokane, Wash., in July. 

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