Awards

UNH has an award-winning dining program that we are extremely proud of! We have earned many awards from the National Association of College and University Food Services including three grand prize awards. In addition, we have been featured in the FoodService Director's magazine several times and have been nominated for the Restaurants and Institution's Ivy Award.

 
 
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Awards

February 2014: UNH Dining was the recipient of the first Annual Disability Commission Award from the President’s Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities. View Full Article Here.
Photograph of UNH Staff and the Annual Disability Commission Award

2nd Place for Special Event/Theme Dinner "Harry Potter Event" in Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards Contest. View silver medal winning entry here.

UNH Team dressed up as Harry Potter themed characters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Place for Retail Sales-Single Concept "UNH Dairy Bar" in the Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards Contest. View silver medal winning entry here.

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UNH Dining Services wins The FoodService Director magazine's Goldies award for Health & Wellness. See winning video entry below. Read Full Article Here.

 

UNH Dining Services placed second in the Best Vegan Recipe contest hosted by the National Association of College & University Food Services for their Italian Tofu Saute entry. Read Full Article HereView Winning Entry.

 

UNH Dining Services "Eat Right. With Color." entry placed third in the Most Innovative Nutrition Program Contest hosted by the National Association of College & University Food Services. Read Full Article Here.

Photo of a plate of colorful spring rolls

UNH Dining Services placed third in the 2010 Most Innovative Nutrition Program Contest hosted by the National Association of College & University Food Services. Read Full Article Here.

Honorable Mention for Great Chef's featuring Mary Ann Esposito. View Award Winning Entry.

Photo of Marie Ann Esposito at a Holloway Commons Dining Hall

 

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Fall 2009: University of New Hampshire and UNH Dining recently scored an "A" on the Sustainable Endowments Institute: College Sustainability Report Card 2010. View Full Article Here

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Spring 2009: Wildcatessen wins The National Association of College & University Food Services "Best in the Business" C-Store Contest 2009

February 2007: Nominated for a Restaurants and Institutions Ivy Award

2007: 2nd place for Special Event/Theme Dinner "Local Harvest"

May 2005: Recipient of Food Management Magazine's prestigious Best New Servery Design Award, in recognition of the completion of the new dining services which include unlimited meal plans.

March 2005: Featured on the cover of Food Management Magazine for offering one of the most innovative dining venues among universities and colleges in the United States. Click here to view the article.

2004: 2nd place for Retail Sales - Single Stand Alone Concept

2004: 3rd place for Residence Hall Dining - Standard Menu

2003: 3rd place for Special Theme Dinner

2002: 2nd place for Catering Standard Menu

2001: Grand Prize for Standard Menu Category

2001: 2nd place for Vegan Recipe Contest

2001: 1st place for Standard Menu Category

2000: Grand Prize for Special Event/Theme Dinner "Great Cooks on Campus Event"

2000: 2nd place for Residence Hall Dining - Standard Menu