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Schedule

The schedule below is subject to change. All events on the University of Notre Dame unless noted.

Sunday,  March 8

Registration 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Morris Inn Private Dining
Edutours
(Separate Registration Required)
     
  • Notre Dame Sustainability Tour
8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Departs from Morris Inn
  • Historic South Bend Tour
Canceled
8:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Departs from Morris Inn
  • Notre Dame Campus Tour
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Departs from Morris Inn
  • Bites and Brews
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Morris Inn
First-Time
Attendee Orientation
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Morris Inn Ballroom Salon A
Opening Reception 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. South Dining Hall/West
Culinary Challenge/Dinner 6:30 p.m.  - 9:00 p.m. South Dining Hall/West
Afterhours 9:00 p.m.   Pizza Pi
 

Monday, March 9

Registration 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Morris Inn Private Dining
Breakfast 7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Morris Inn Ballroom
Leadership Address &
Culinary Challenge Announcement
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Corbett Family Hall - Downes Club
General Session 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Corbett Family Hall - Downes Club
Break 9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Jordan Galleria

Learning Sessions

  • Coffee in Crisis: Direct Trade & Sustainable Sourcing
  • College and University C Store Category Management
  • Leading Change in a Changing World
  • Jumpstart-Engaging New Student Employee Orientation Program
  • Driving Sales with a Visiting Guest Program
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Jordan Classrooms

Learning Sessions

  • Facilitating Inclusion with Language Learning for Staff
  • Building a Gelato Program from Scratch
  • Solving Your Labor Problem through People Development
  • Plant-Based 2.0: Menu Management for the Plant Forward Movement
  • The Science and Architecture of Successful Engagement
11:25 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. Jordan Classrooms
Showcase 12:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Century Center

Super Sessions

  • Women in Leadership: Developing Your Brand and Enhancing Your Leadership Potential
  • The Increasing Necessity of a Progressive Food Allergy Program
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Double Tree Ballroom
Industry Appreciation Reception 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Double Tree Atrium
Afterhours 9:00 p.m.   O'Neill Hall - Foley's
 

Tuesday, March 10

Registration  7:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Morris Inn Private Dining
Breakfast  7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. DSC 1st Floor
General Session  8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. DeBartolo 101
Break 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. DeBartolo Atrium

Learning Sessions

  • Partnering with Campus & the Community to Address Recruitment, Retention, and Engagement
  • Innovative Practices for Attracting Talent in Today's Competitive Economy
  • Fight Student Hunger with Meal Donation Programs
  • How Technology is Reshaping the Physical Retail Experience
  • Yearbook of Thrive-An Allergen Free Dining Facility
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. DeBartolo Classrooms

Learning Sessions

  • Building Great Leaders-A Bold Approach at Notre Dame
  • Innovations in Managing Food Allergies and Dietary Needs
  • You Want More Engagement, Give Them More Ownership
  • Defining Costs: Managing Food Spend for Greater Results
  • Taking Theory Nice on the Road-Makin' the word Theory a Nice Reality
  • NACUFS Town Hall
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m. DeBartolo Classrooms
Lunch 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. North Dining Hall

Round Table

  • IATF Priority Points
  • Best Practice Sharing: Marketing, HR, Culinary, Operations, Dining
 1:50 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. DeBartolo Classrooms
Recognition & Awards 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. DeBartolo Classroom 129
Reception  6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. DSC Rasmus Family Club
Dinner & Desserts  7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. DSC Dahnke Ballroom
Afterhours  9:00 p.m.   Legends of Notre Dame




Download Our Mobile App

Our Mobile App has all the information you will need for the conference, including: schedule of events, exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, and much more.

Steps to downloand the app:

1. Visit the app store or Google Play, and download the Guidebook app
Note: if you have used the NACUFS app in previous years, you will need to download the Guidebook app. No worries, it's free! No passcodes are required.
2. Upon download, open the app and click "Find Guides" in the lower right corner
3. Search "NACUFS"
4. Regional guides will aprear. Click "Get" and select the Midwest guide
5. Open and enjoy!