Source: The Red and Black

By UGA NEWS SERVICE on May 9, 2012

University Food Services has received a gold Loyal E. Horton Dining Award for residential dining concepts and honorable mention for catering–online menu from the National Association of College and University Food Services.

Named for a NACUFS founder, past president and innovator, the Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards celebrate exemplary menus, presentations, special event planning and new dining concepts, and provide an avenue for sharing ideas and creative presentation in campus dining services.

Source: Southeast Food Service News

Value and variety are the driving forces behind the food service operations at the University of Georgia in Athens. Executive director J. Michael Floyd (left) says making students happy keeps participation in the voluntary program high. There are innovative menus, on-trend themes, and special events like the popular “Taste of Home” program, in which students’ parents submit recipes that may find their way onto menus.

By Liisa Sullivan

Source: The Red and Black

By Taylor West on April 22, 2012

At the end of the day, after University students have enjoyed all the Snelling pizza they can manage, three or four 30-gallon trash cans come out of University dining halls each day.

But Jeanne Fry, the director of food services, said things could be worse considering the 8,600 meal plan customers they accommodate on a regular basis.

Source: The Red and Black

By RAISA HABERSHAM on April 5, 2012

Plans to demolish Bolton Dining Commons and erect a 67,000 square foot building costing $26.7 million at the corner of Lumpkin and Baxter streets have been in the works since January, according to documents obtained by The Red & Black.

Source: Athens Banner-Herald

By Lee Shearer March 20, 2012

Bryan Haymans will be cooking Thursday.

Instead of preparing a dish for 5,000 diners, however, the University of Georgia Food Services chef will be cooking for three very important people — the judges for the Culinary Challenge at the National Association of College and University Food Services Southern Region Conference.

Source: Athens Banner-Herald

By Marc Weiszer on January 31, 2012

Once Georgia’s football recruiting class officially takes shape on national signing day, coach Mark Richt and recruiting coordinator Rodney Garner usually thank everyone that played a part — from academic support staff to secretaries to janitors.

This year they may want to include the people on campus that fed running back recruit Todd Gurley of Tarboro, N.C.

Source: The Red and Black

By RAISA HABERSHAM on January 8, 2012

Students eating in O-House Dining Commons may have a drop of debris with their cup of coffee.

The dining hall is being renovated for the 2012 school year to include expanded space and comfortable seating for students eating in the usually crowded O-House.

Source: Athens Banner-Herald

By DARRELL HUCKABY on November 27, 2011

I watch the classic Jimmy Stewart movie every year about this time, but I don’t need Clarence the guardian angel to remind me that I’ve had a wonderful life. When I was growing up in the little mill village of Porterdale, wearing the same pair of overalls everyday and digging for doodle bugs under the house, I could never have dreamed of the places I would have been and the roads I would have travelled by this point in my life.

Source: The Red and Black

By CRISSINDA PONDER on October 23, 2011

Meet the woman behind the table tents: Katherine Ingerson.

As the University’s registered dietitian since 2005, Ingerson has been interested in nutrition since her days as a competitive athlete.

Source: The Red and Black

By Rachel G. Bowers on October 16, 2011

It was love at first cheese.

“Several years ago I received a letter from a dad,” said J. Michael Floyd, director of food services. “He said ‘I wanted to tell you how much my daughter is enjoying UGA.’”

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