Dining Services employees constructed costumes and appeared as characters at the Alice in Wonderland dinner at the D2 dining facility.
Virginia Tech Dining Services has been awarded national honors for its special Alice and Wonderland dinner. Here is a press release from Virginia Tech:
BLACKSBURG, Va., July 29, 2011 – Virginia Tech’s Dining Services was recently awarded a grand prize Loyal E. Horton award and a gold medal in the Residential Dining Special Event category by the National Association of College and University Food Services for its Alice in Wonderland dinner.
An honorable mention was also given for the Virginia Harvest Celebration dinner, inspired by Virginia Tech’s 2011 Common Book, “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life.”
The grand prize Loyal E. Horton award was presented at the National Association of College and University Food Services 53rd national conference, held July 16 in Dallas, Texas. The Loyal E. Horton awards contest, a highly competitive and prestigious peer recognition program, is open to all 550 higher education institutions that are members of the association. Loyal E. Horton grand-prize winners are selected from each category’s gold award winners.
Virginia Tech holds nearly 40 special dining events throughout the school year to add interesting and educational experiences to the regular dining schedule. Dining Services has earned 38 Loyal E. Horton awards since 1992, in addition to awards from various industry organizations for programs, facilities, menus, and sales. Read more »