The National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) offers several webinars throughout the year for professional development. Aligned with the NACUFS Collegiate Dining Body of Knowledge™ , NACUFS’ webinars provide you with opportunities for professional development on an individual level or to expand the opportunity to your team members.

The webinars are available live or on-demand, and tie into the NACUFS Development Map, a professional development tool for collegiate dining professionals! Participants who join the live webinar have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with other participants.


Past webinars, including those highlighted below, are available for purchase from the NACUFS Store. For upcoming webinars, click here.

Collaboration, Processes, and Strategic Approaches to Sourcing and Procurement

Business Administration Knowledge Domain: Procurement & Contract Management


The University of California San Diego team share their collaboration and continuous process improvement strategies through specific examples from their procurement and contract management processes. Take a deep dive into another operation’s processes, and utilize this information to optimize your own.


Flexible Foodservice Options during COVID-19…and Beyond!

Business Administration Knowledge Domain: Systems & Technology


Being able to offer flexible foodservice options to students is imperative in expanding sales, increasing engagement, and improving service levels. What does this mean now, as we are in the midst of a pandemic and of course, what happens beyond COVID-19?


Join NACUFS and speaker Benjamin Anderson, Head of Industry Relations, Grubhub Campus, as he shares his experience in working to implement best-in-class ordering technology into dining environments during this one-hour webinar.

Intentional Dining: Systems and Technology Usage

Business Development Domain: Systems & Technology

The team from Brigham Young University shares how they effectively utilize the Dining Employee Services Dashboard to streamline the hiring workflow. Follow along for a detailed approach to transform an interested applicant into a strong employee using their unique software designed to track applicant progress from interviewing to scheduling, orientation and onboarding. Highlights will include explanations of integrating third-party Human Resource platforms like Hirevue and Peoplesoft. You’ll also learn how to let data work for you through reporting systems like Tableau and other data mart tools.


Sourcing and Recruiting Talent through Community Engagement

Campus & Community Engagement Knowledge Domain

Now Available in the NACUFS Store.


Foodservice is a career where people of many backgrounds and skill sets can find fulfillment and contribute their talents to enrich the lives of guests through food and hospitality.


Join NACUFS and speaker David Murphy, district manager, Bon Appetit, Washington University Dining Services, as he shares ways collegiate foodservice can utilize partnerships with organizations who employ and mentor individuals with special needs in the workforce. David will also share the powerful impact these partnerships can create with staff, provide information on what considerations are needed to set up these partnerships, ways to mitigate risk and liability, and how to share the positive success of the program to the entire campus community.

Team Synergy in Campus Foodservice Planning and Construction

Business Administration Knowledge Domain

Now Available in the NACUFS Store.


Join NACUFS and subject matter experts to hear about recent renovations at Kansas State University. This webinar, focused on the NACUFS Collegiate Dining Body of Knowledge Business Administration domain, will allow you to follow along as professionals from KSU and their vendors share the timeline, experience, and more of their projects. This webinar will teach you to develop a vision for renovations, leverage relationships in projects, and more.


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