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Awards & Accomplishments


awards 

  • 2017 - National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Theodore W. Minah Award (NACUFS Highest Award) - Rich Neumann, Director of Culinary Services
  • 2017 - Ohio University Outstanding Administrator of the Year Award - Rich Neumann, Director of Culinary Services
  • 2017 - Design of the Year Award - The District on West Green, Food Service Equipment and Supplies Magazine
  • 2016 - "Silver Medal award" National Association of College and University Food Services - Boyd Market redesign.
  • 2016 - Eaton’s 39th Annual Source Awards, Commercial Honorable Mention Project - Lighting Design
  • 2015 - "Bronze Award" NACUFS Sustainability - Waste Management Category
  • 2015 - Awarded an "A" grade by PETA2 for providing exceptional on-campus Vegan options
  • 2014 - Departmental Sustainability Award (awarded by the Ohio University Office of Sustainability)
  • 2014 - National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS), Midwest Region 2nd Runner Up: Kathryn Slotta, Shively Court
  • 2013 - National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) National Student Employee of the Year winner: Jesse Adams, Nelson Court
  • 2012 - National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Midwest Region Student Employment of the Year runner up Abby Frankart, Shivley Court.
  • 2012- PETA2 Top Ten Most-Vegan Friendly Campuses - Ranked #4.
  • 2011 - National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Loyal E. Horton Dining. Awards, Boyd Dining Hall Cucina Di Luci, Special Event Honorable Mention.
  • 2011 - National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) National Student Employee of the Year winner: James Turner, Shively Court.
  • 2010 - PETA2 Top Ten Most-Vegan Friendly Campuses.
  • 2010 - Best Social Media Application, Food Management Magazine.
  • 2009 - Personnel Plus Trailblazer Award, Ruth Pugh, Retired General Manager Jefferson Dining Hall.
  • 2009 - National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Midwest Region Distinguished Service Award, Rich Neumann, Director of Residential Dining.

 

 

accomplishments

 

All managers and full time staff are certified in food safety by the Ohio Department of Health and the National Restaurant Association. Less than 5% of all university dining services can claim this distinction.

Rich Neumann, Director of Culinary Services; Kent Scott, Associate Director of Auxiliary Operations; Rich Haft, General Manager, Nelson Court, and Jim Yute, General Manager, Shively, have earned the FMP (Foodservice Management Professional) designation from the National Restaurant Association.

Rich Neumann is also Secretary/Treasurer of NACUFS and Past President of NACUFS Midwest Region.

Culinary Services has a nationally recognized student leader and student employment program which has been featured in national food service publications. It is the only university in the U.S. to offer a student leader training class and production manager internship for college credit.

 

 

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Venue Renovations: 

Culinary Services is currently in the midst of a multi-year renovation process. To date, this process has included the renovations of Shively Court, Nelson Court, much of the Central Food Facility, Boyd Dining Hall, now called The District on West Green and Jefferson Dining Hall will be renovated in coming years. All renovations allow Culinary Services to ensure high efficiency, cost reduction and, most importantly, to improve the customer experience.