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Hendrix Wins National Dining Awards

Conway, Ark. (April 21, 2013) – Hendrix College Dining Services recently received national recognition, taking five National Association of College and University Food Service (NACUFS) Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards – the ultimate professional tribute in college culinary arts.

Hendrix won the following awards:

  • Gold – Residential Dining Concepts
  • Gold – Catering Online Menu
  • Gold – Retail Sales, Single Concept
  • Bronze – Residential Dining Special Event
  • Bronze – Catering Special Event

Named for a NACUFS founder, past president and highly regarded 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 presentations in campus dining services.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country’s best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit