The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) has announced the winners of its 2020 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards, named after a NACUFS founder, past president and highly regarded innovator, which celebrates members for their innovative ideas and implementation of programs.
Entries were submitted by 58 member institutions across North America in six categories, including 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 gathered in East Lansing this month to examine each entry and selected top candidates in each category. The winners for the 2020 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards are:
Residential Dining Concepts
GOLD: Hope College, Rider University, University of Ottawa
SILVER: University of North Texas
Residential Dining Facility
GOLD: Hendrix College, Michigan State University
SILVER: North Dakota State University, Rollins College
BRONZE: Savannah College of Art & Design, University of Arizona
Residential Dining-Special Event
GOLD: Hendrix College, SUNY Cortland, Virginia Tech
SILVER: University at Buffalo, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Richmond
BRONZE: Dartmouth College, Kennesaw State University, Michigan State University, The College of New Jersey
Retail Sales-Single Concept/Multiple Concepts/Marketplace
GOLD: SUNY Brockport , United States Naval Academy, Washington University in St. Louis
SILVER: Dartmouth College, University of California at Riverside
BRONZE: New Mexico State University, SUNY Cortland, University of Arkansas
GOLD: Boston College, Hendrix College, Salisbury University
SILVER: McMaster University, Oklahoma State University, Virginia Tech
BRONZE: University of California at Riverside, University of North Texas
GOLD: California Polytechnic State University, Johnson County Community College, United States Naval Academy
The Grand Prize winners will be announced at a later date.