2019 Institutes Overview

The NACUFS professional development institutes remain the most popular - and rewarding - educational programs offered by the association.  Each institute is designed around a core competency necessary for success as a collegiate foodservice professional. 

All institutes include:

Only NACUFS institution members are eligible to apply for and attend the institutes. Due to limited space, participants are selected through an application process. Selected participants do not pay a registration fee and are eligible for travel grants to help defray travel, hotel and other out-of-pocket expenses. Please use the links at the right for further information on applying, individual institutes, and travel grants.

The following institutes are being offered in 2019:

Foodservice Management, Rich’s Innovation Center
Buffalo, NY

June 3-7

Planning, Hormel Foods Corporation
Austin, MN

June 10-14

Leadership, Nestle Customer Innovation Campus
Solon, OH

June 16-21

Customer Service, Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

December 9-13


If you have questions about the NACUFS Institutes, please contact the association office.