2017 Institutes Overview

The NACUFS professional development institutes remain the most popular - and rewarding - educational programs offered by the association.  Each institute is designed around a core competency necessary for success as a collegiate foodservice professional. 

All institutes include:

Only NACUFS institution members are eligible to apply for and attend the institutes.  Due to limited space, participants are selected through an application process.  Selected participants do not pay a registration fee and are eligible for travel grants to help defray travel, hotel and other out-of-pocket expenses.  Please use the links at the right for further information on applying, individual institutes, and travel grants.

The following institutes are being offered in 2017:


Foodservice Management, Rich’s Renaissance Center
Buffalo, NY

June 5-10

Planning, Hormel Foods Corporation
Austin, MN

June 12-16

Leadership, Nestle Customer Innovation Campus
Solon, OH

June 18-23

Customer Service, Ritz Carlton 
St. Louis, MO

December 11-15


If you have questions about the 2017 NACUFS Institutes, please contact the association office at 1-517-332-2494.