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More Accolades for Bowdoin's Dining Service

Story posted March 18, 2004

The Maine Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Sports, Health and Wellness selected Bowdoin College Dining Service as a first-place winner in the 2004 Contest for Communities. The Contest for Communities recognizes communities, workplaces, organizations, and individuals that are working to improve physical activity in their respective areas.

Bowdoin's Dining Service placed first in the Healthy Workplace in recognition of its achievements in encouraging physical fitness for staff through the department Wellness program, which is in its third year.

Dining Service will be among those groups honored at an award ceremony at the State House on April 6.

In other news, Lester Prue, C.E.C., Dining Service manager at Moulton Union, was named "Chef of the Year" by the Maine Chapter of the American Culinary Federation at a dinner on Monday, March 15.

Prue is a certified executive chef. He began work at Bowdoin as a fraternity chef in 1976 and became the unit manager at Moulton Union in 2000.

In addition to a culinary degree Prue has taken numerous culinary courses at the Culinary Institute of America in recent years, as well as management courses at the University of Southern Maine.

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