Recognition and Honors

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2016 “A” Vegan-Friendly Rating

PETA2

  

2016 Linda K. Lorimer Award

Christopher Jamilkowski, Cook, West Campus
 

2016 Gold Plate, International Foodservice Manufacturers Association

Rafi Taherian, Associate Vice President for Yale Hospitality

 

2016 Elm-Ivy Award

Rafi Taherian, Associate Vice President for Yale Hospitality

 

2016 Gold Medal, American Culinary Federation

Chef Josh Fontaine, First Place - Northeast Region, National Association of College and University Food Services

 

2016 Silver Plate, International Foodservice Manufacturers Association

Rafi Taherian, Associate Vice President for Yale Hospitality

 

2015 Linda K. Lorimer Award

Yale Bakery Team: Keri Logan, Edna Betzner, Gary Gulino, Joseph “Rusty” Hamilton, Pedro Rivera, Rhonda Myers, and Bonnie Hill

 

2015 Gold Medal, American Culinary Federation

Chef Vince Gustavson, First Place - Northeast Region, National Association of College and University Food Services

 

2015 Gold Medal, Inter-University Iron Chef Competition

Yale Students, First Place - Northeast Region, National Association of College and University Food Services

 

2014 Gold Medal, American Culinary Federation

Chef Cyril Ortigosa-Liaz, First Place - Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions, National Association of College and University Food Services

 

2014 “A” Vegan-Friendly Rating

PETA2

 

2014 Grand Prize & Gold Medal, Loyal E. Horton Award

President Salovey Inauguration Dinner, National Association of College and University Food Services

 

2013 Grand Prize & Gold Medal, Loyal E. Horton Award

Freshmen Holiday Dinner, National Association of College and University Food Services

 

2013 Food Service Director of the Year

Yale Dining’s Executive Director, Food Service Director magazine

 

2013 Business Insider Award

2013 Top 20 Universities with the healthiest and freshest food

 

2013 Culinary Creations Award

Chef Cyril Ortigosa-Liaz, Premier

 

2013 Illuminating Excellence Award

Premier

 

2012 Best Renovation Award

Health Center Café, Food Management magazine

 

2012 Best Concept Award

KBT Cafe, Food Management magazine

 

2012 Community Partner Award

The Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

 

2010 Best Concept Award

Uncommon, Food Management Magazine

 

2010 Best Concept Award

Durfee’s Sweet Shoppe, National Association of College and University Food Services