For 7 consecutive years...

The University of Dayton Dining Services Operations and Special Events have been nationally recognized by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS), in categories such as Best of the Best Retail Operations, Retail Sales (Multiple Concepts/Marketplace) and Special Events.

 

Loyal E. Horton Awards:

2009-2010  Silver, Retail Sales- Multiple Concepts/Outlets, Marycrest Dining

  • 2010-2011  Bronze, Special Events (John Stewart Dinner), Catering Services
  • 2010-2011  Silver, Retail Sales- Multiple Concept/Marketplace, Marycrest Dining
  • 2011-2012  Honorable Mention, Special Events (Culture Fest), Catering Services
  • 2011-2012  Honorable Mention, Retail Sales- Multiple Concept/ Marketplace, Marycrest Dining
  • 2011-2012  Gold, Best of the Best Retail Operations, The Emporium
  • 2012-2013  Gold, Retail Sales- Multiple Concept/ Marketplace, Marycrest Dining
  • 2013-2014  Silver, Retail Sales - Multiple Concept/Marketplace, Virginia W. Kettering
  • 2014- 2015  Bronze, Retail Sales- Multiple Concept/Marketplace, Marycrest Dining
  • 2014-2015  Gold, Retail Sales- Multiple Concept/Marketplace, The Emporium
  • 2015-2016  Gold,  Retail Sales- Multiple Concept/Marketplace, Marycrest Dining
  • 2015-2016  Gold, Residential Dining- Special Event (An International Taste of Christmas), Kennedy Union



Additional Awards & Recognition:

The University of Dayton rises to many occasions and when asked to create something of the very best, one place you will undoubtly find it is within Dining Services:

 University of Dayton- 18th Best Foodie College

"Accessible and delicious is the way that food is described from the 18th best foodie college in the country!"              USA Today College, 2016

 University of Dayton - Best College Food in America

Ranked #32 for the best college food in America, the University of Dayton Dining Services is grade A+!                    Niche, 2017

 University of Dayton - Best Campus Food

Ranked #19 by the Princeton Review, our students say we serve some of the best campus food! Check it out!

The Princeton Review, 2018 Edition

 UD Dining Services Named Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley 2017 Award Recipient

“The employees in these positions are valuable to our operations and our team depends on each individual to attain our goal of award-winning service and nutritious meals,” said Mary Eilbeck, executive director of Dining Services.

Empowered Employees, UD News 2017