FM Best Concepts
Best New Facility: Bruin Plate, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

Best New Facility: Bruin Plate, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)

Other 2014 Best Concept Winners: Best Station/Unit Concept: Manna, Castle Rock (CO) Adventist Hospital Best Menu Concept: Smoothie Program, Pinellas County (FL) Schools Best Management Company Concept: Mindful, Sodexo Best Convenience Retailing Concept: District Market, University of Washington Best Special Event: Bayer 150th Anniversary Employee Celebration, Bayer Corp. and Parkhurst Dining Best Wellness Concept: Smart Choice Smart U, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center Best Renovation: Hampshire Dining Commons, University of Massachusetts at Amherst Best of Show: Restaurant Associates Best Customer Service: Compass Group at Microsoft Take a tour through the 2014 FM Best Concept Award Winners >>

Bruin Plate is the second cutting edge dining hall opened at UCLA in the past three years, following the all-Asian FEAST at Reiber, which won a Best Concept Award in 2012. The 900-seat residential restaurant sports seven exhibition and self-serve food stations that collectively serve a menu focused on fresh, wholesome and nutritionally balanced options while following best practices in foodservice.

Stations include Freshly Bowled (customized one-bowl meals), Stone Fired (a

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