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The Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards, named after a NACUFS founder, past president, and highly regarded innovator, celebrate innovative ideas and program implementation of NACUFS members.

NACUFS announces 2022 Loyal Horton, Nutrition and Sustainability Award winners

Gold, silver and bronze winners are named in categories ranging from residential dining and retail sales to catering, nutrition and sustainability.

The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) has announced the gold, silver, and bronze winners of the 2022 Loyal E. Horton Dining, Nutrition, and Sustainability Awards. The Grand Prize winners will be announced on Saturday, July 16, during the NACUFS 2022 National Conference in Spokane, Wash.

The Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards, named after a NACUFS founder, past president, and highly regarded innovator, celebrate innovative ideas and program implementation of NACUFS members. This year, 37 member institutions across North America submitted entries in six categories: Residential Dining Concepts, Residential Dining Facility, Residential Dining-Special Event, Retail Sales-Single Concept/Multiple Concepts/Marketplace, Catering-Special Event, and Catering-Online Menu.

A team of six judges and a committee chair examined each entry and awarded gold, silver, and bronze in each category with multiple winners were recognized in some categories. The winners of the 2022 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards are...

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Residential Dining Facility

Gold: Tufts University and Rider University

Silver: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bronze: California Polytechnic State University

Residential Dining-Special Event

Gold: Virginia Tech and 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 and Schoolcraft College

Silver: Cal Poly Corporation, Central Washington University and SUNY at Cortland

Bronze: Texas Christian University and University of Arizona

Catering-Online Menu

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

Silver: Hope College

There were no entries that met the minimum requirements for a medal in Residential Dining Concepts and Catering-Special Event.

The nutrition awards recognize the outstanding nutrition and wellness programs implemented within collegiate foodservice programs to meet the needs of a dynamic student population. Fourteen member institutions across North America submitted entries in two categories: Most Innovative Wellness & Nutrition Program and Best Vegan Recipe. A team of four judges examined each entry and awarded gold, silver, and bronze.

The winners of the 2022 Nutrition Awards are:

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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

The sustainability awards recognize the pivotal role dining services has in the overall environmental sustainability and social responsibility of a campus: people/planet/profit. Six member institutions across North America submitted entries in the Procurement Practices, Waste Management, and Outreach and Education categories. A team of four judges examined each entry carefully and awarded gold and silver.

The winners of the 2022 Sustainability Awards are:

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Procurement Practices

Gold: University of Michigan

Silver: University of California Davis

Waste Management

Gold: Boston College

Silver: University of Michigan

Outreach and Education

Gold: University of Rhode Island

Silver: Virginia Tech

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