Awards

2014

CCUFSA - Uncorking Creativity Award

 

CCUFSA 2014 Uncorking Award

McMaster won gold out of three categories at the Canadian College and University Food Services Association's "UNCORKING CREATIVITY" competion in Niagara Falls: "Judge's Choice" in the Technical Composition and Presentation of the Menu and "Best Dessert".

McMaster Chefs and their team spent about two months on food preparation and presentation. Beside the pefect menu using local ingredients, the team also used live actors dressed in British mililary uniforms and other props to make their presentation unique.

 


2007

Peta2 - Second Most Vegetarian-Friendly University in Canada

Peta2 - Second Most Vegetarian-Friendly University in Canada

For the second year in a row, McMaster has made the peta2 list, boasting wonderfully creative vegetarian and vegan options. More than 10,000 people voted in peta2's online contest to name the Mcmaster the second Most Vegetarian-Friendly University in Canada. After placing first among vegetarian-friendly Canadian universities last year, McMaster came back this year thanks to the amazing menu at Bridges Café.

NACUFS - Loyal E. Horton Dining Award (Silver)

The 2007 Silver NACUFS Loyal E. Horton Dining Award was awarded to Mcmaster University Hospitality Services in recognition of the outstanding college and university menu in the category of Special Event Catering.


2006

Peta2 - Most Vegetarian-Friendly College in Canada

Peta2 - Most Vegetarian-Friendly College in Canada

In the fall, McMaster was ranked peta2's Most Vegetarian-Friendly College in Canada thanks to the vegetarian cuisine at Bridges.

NACUFS - Loyal E. Horton Award (Silver)

NACUFS - Loyal E. Horton Award (Silver)

The 2006 NACUFS Loyal E. Horton Award (Silver) was awarded to Bridges for Retail Sales-Single Standalone Concept/Outlet for Medium School. Bridges was the only Canadian recipient of this award in 2006.

CCUFSA - Shine Award

CCUFSA - Shine Award

The 2006 CCUFSA Shine Award was given to the Bridges Cafe Team. The award "acknowledges teams who demonstrate outstanding dining, hospitality service and teamwork to reach a major accomplishment, enhance the Food Service business, or improve the quality of life on campus. The team will have gone beyond their regular duties and responsibilities, going the 'extra mile' to meet the needs of the business or campus community."

NACUFS - Student Employee of the Year

NACUFS - Student Employee of the Year

In the summer, the 2006 National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) Student Employee of the Year was awarded to student manager Mike Rowe, who worked at East Meets West Bistro. Rowe received a scholarship for "demonstrating excellence as a student employee in a dining services department." NACUFS Student Award 2006 - Student Manager

CCUFSA - Culinary Professional Development Grant

CCUFSA

In the spring, the 2006 Canadian College & University Food Services Association (CCUFSA) Culinary Professional Development Grant was awarded to head chef Thomas Lashbrook. The grant is "designed to help promote and develop the culinary skills of CCUFSA professionals.


2004

Loyal E. Horton - Grand Prize

Loyal E. Horton - Grand Prize

Awarded the Loyal E. Horton Grand Prize with a Perfect score for Standard Dining Menu from National Association of College and University Food Services NAFCUS for exemplary menu, presentation, and new dining concept. Best bistro in Hamilton from Hamilton Spectator, restaurant review.

Residence Hall Dining - Standard Menu - Grand Prize

Award: Grand Prize Award
Presented to: McMaster University
In Recognition of the outstanding college and university menu in the category of:
Residence Hall Dining - Standard Menu

Residence Hall - Standard Menu - Gold

Award: Gold
Presented to: McMaster University
In Recognition of the outstanding college and university menu in the category of:
Residence Hall - Standard Menu


1998

Residence Hall Dining - Special Event / Theme Dinner - Third

Award: Third
Presented to: McMaster University
In Recognition of the outstanding college and university menu in the category of:
Residence Hall Dining - Special Event / Theme Dinner


1996

Cash Sales - Special Event - Third

Award: Third
Presented to: McMaster University
In Recognition of the outstanding college and university menu in the category of:
Cash Sales - Special Event