An important aspect of every professional association is the connections you make and the available networking opportunities. NACUFS members not only connect with other professionals in foodservice operations, but also with industry members who can help you further advance your operations with access to suppliers, manufacturers, and consultants.
Continuous professional development is a critical factor in growing your career, and your foodservice operation. For this reason, education has always been at the core of our service offerings. NACUFS offers in-person and virtual events including conferences, seminars, webinars, and workshops. More advanced training is available through our Institutes, which are multi-day development courses focused on the
Winning a NACUFS award validates the hard work you and your staff do every day as you strive for excellence in collegiate dining. A NACUFS award sets you apart from other programs and raises awareness of your brand, both within your institution and externally. This recognition can help attract and retain great talent and eager customers. As a NACUFS institutional member, you will have opportunities to compete for prestigious awards in culinary arts, sustainability, nutrition, catering, dining, and retail sales. In addition to institutional awards, individual honors for distinguished service, lifetime membership, and outstanding service to the association are awarded.