Campus News

UGA food services ranks in top percentile

For the second year in a row, a study conducted by Educational Benchmarking Incorporated has ranked the University of Georgia Food Services in the top one percent of 268 schools participating.

In the study, completed in January of 2006, students responded to questions concerning their satisfaction with dining hall food, cleanliness of facilities, dining room environments, service from dining hall staff and the value of the meal plans. Food services has received 63 national awards since 1986 and has won the Loyal E. Horton Menu Award for Excellence from the National Association of College and University Food Services 56 times. UGA is the only collegiate food service operation to have received so many Horton awards.

The department also has received the 2002 Silver Plate Award from the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association and the industry’s highest accolade, the Ivy Award of Distinction, from Restaurants & Institutions Magazine.