Ashland University Catering and Conferences Department Receives Silver Award

Ashland University Catering and Conferences Department Receives Silver Award

7/23/14 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University Catering and Conferences Department was awarded the silver award by the National Association of College and University Foods Services (NACUFS) for its entry in the category of catering – online menu in the annual Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards.

The award was presented at the NACUFS national conference in Baltimore, Md., earlier this month. Named for one of the founders and a past president of NACUFS, the award was established by NACUFS to honor outstanding efforts in college and university food service.

“We are very pleased to once again receive a catering award that acknowledges Ashland University’s program as one of the best in the nation,” said Jim Misel, Ashland University general manager for catering sales and marketing. “Through the years, the University has won the Horton Dining grand prize award four times while Catering and Conferences has won the grand prize award three times.”

Ashland University’s Catering and Conferences Department services approximately 1,400 events annually, serving about 90,000 meals.

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###