The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) announced Stevens Institute of Technology as the recipient of a NACUFS 2023 Loyal E. Horton Dining Award. Stevens Institute of Technology received a Silver level award in the category of Residential Dining Facility and a Bronze in the category of Retail Sales.
Named for a NACUFS founder, past president, and highly regarded innovator, the dining awards celebrate exemplary menus, presentations, special event planning, and new dining concepts, while providing an avenue for sharing ideas and creative presentations in collegiate dining.
“It is an honor to be recognized for our Dining Program and its achievements,” said Madison Goslin
NACUFS member institutions across North America submitted entries in six categories, including residential dining concepts, residential dining facility, residential dining—a special event, retail sales—single concept/multiple concepts/marketplace, catering—a special event, and catering—an online menu.
NACUFS Chief Executive Officer Robert Nelson noted the exemplary quality of award submissions this year, saying:
“In honoring recipients of the NACUFS 2023 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards, we acknowledge the tireless efforts and unwavering dedication of the exceptional individuals and teams who elevate the standard of campus dining across North America. Their innovative approaches and unparalleled passion for culinary excellence demonstrate the unequivocal value of campus dining, along with the community, health, and well-being it fosters among college students. We proudly congratulate our winners on their outstanding achievements.”
The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) was founded in 1958 by a group of college and university food service professionals from across the United States. Since its inception, NACUFS has focused on its mission to support and promote excellence in collegiate dining by providing members with the programs and resources they need to excel, from benchmarking and best practices to educational programming and professional networking.
NACUFS institutional members range from private colleges to large public universities, including two-year and four-year institutions, spanning the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and beyond. Industry members include food and equipment manufacturers, distributors, brokers, food service support companies, councils, boards, trade associations, advisory commissions, and other professional groups. For more information, visit NACUFS.org.
Silver Award 2023, Residential Dining Concepts, Pierce Dining Hall
Bronze Award 2023, Retail Sales Single Concept, Pi Kitchen
Silver Award 2019, Residential Dining Concepts, Pierce Dining Hall
Bronze Award 2019, Residential Dining, Special Event, Diwali
Bronze Award 2018, Residential Dining Concepts, Pierce Dining Hall
Silver Award 2018, Residential Dining, Special Event – Harvest Moon Festival
Silver Award 2017, Residential Dining Concepts, Pierce Dining Hall
Bronze Award 2017, Residential Dining, Special Event – San Gennaro on the Point
Silver Award 2016, Residential Dining Concepts, Pierce Dining Hall
Read our award-winning entries below!