Nutrition Awards

The Nutrition Awards recognize the outstanding nutrition and wellness programs implemented within collegiate dining programs of our institutional members. The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) celebrates the innovative programs created to meet the needs of a dynamic student population in the following categories:

 
Most Innovative Wellness & Nutrition Program
 

This annual contest celebrates institutions who have implemented an innovative and effective wellness and/or nutrition program during the previous academic year.

The 2022 Most Innovative Wellness & Nutrition Program winners are:


Gold: University of Maryland

Silver: University of Massachusetts

Bronze: Washington University in St. Louis


 
Best Vegan Recipe
 

This biennial contest celebrates institutions who have incorporated creative and healthy vegan recipes in their menus. This contest takes place in even-numbered years.

The 2022 Best Vegan Recipe winners are:


Gold: University of Connecticut

Silver: Buffalo State College

Bronze: Marist College

 
 
Best Local Foods Recipe
 

This biennial contest celebrates institutions who use locally produced foods in their menus. This contest takes place in odd-numbered years.