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Awards

We take pride in the recognition we receive from our customers and our peers as well as the associations we are members of. Some of our recent awards and recognition includes:

  • Villanova Dining Services takes Third Place in the 2018 NACUFS Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards for a Catering Special Event. 
  • Villanova Dining Services is ranked #38 by CollegeRank.net
  • Gail Mitchell is awarded Second Place in the NACUFS Mid-Atlantic Regional Culinary Challenge in March 2016.
  • Michelle Capobianchi receives the 2012 Distinguished Service Award.
  • Chef Werner Edler, Chef Nancy Miller, Chef Brian Kateuz and Chef Carlos Briones win a silver medal at the 18th Annual Chef Conference at UMASS – Simple Food, Healthy Eating Culinary competition.
  • Werner Edler, Executive Chef for Catering, wins Gold in the NACUFS Culinary Challenge at the 2012 National Conference in Boston.
  • Rich Hall, General Manager of St. Mary's & 2nd Storey, wins the "Above and Beyond" award at the 2012 University Staff Council Community Picnic.
  • Werner Edler, Executive Chef for Catering, wins First Place at the 2012 NACUFS Mid Atlantic Regional Conference at Penn State. 
  • Villanova University Staff Council 2011 Above and Beyond Award is presented to Maria D'Alicandro of The Curley Exchange.
  • University Staff Council "Above and Beyond Award" for serving through the blizzards and record snow fall of 2010.
  • Alana Mullin receives the 2010 Student Employee of the Year for the Mid Atlantic Region of NACUFS.
  • Debby Jacobs, Dining Services Associate in The Law School Cafe, is honored by the Montgomery County Department of Developmental Disabilities with this year’s PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for having held a job at Villanova for 25 years.
  • Facultas Award Presented to Jim Mullen, The Curley Exchange
  • NRA Philadelphia area sanitation award
  • Pennsylvania Employer Honor Roll
  • NACUFS top Nutrition Program for National Nutrition Month programs
  • NACUFS Best in Business award for C-Store design
  • 18 NACUFS Loyal E Horton awards
  • Recipient of Restaurants and Institutions Ivy Award in 2004.
Ivy Awards
NACUFS
Horton Dining Award
National Restaurant Association
PA State Seal