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Mike Onorato

Stores & Requisition Manager
  • Profile
    As the Stores and Requisition Manager for University of Richmond Dining Services, Michael Onorato orders and receives all food, beverages and supplies for the Heilman Dining Center and trains store room staff. “No two days are the same,” Onorato said. “I work with a great team and the challenges this role presents inspire me." The Italian and Peruvian food fan graduated with from Newbury College in Brookline, Mass. with an M.A. in Hospitality and Resort Management in 1998. In his free time, Onorato enjoys boating and camping with friends and family. 
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    • Awards

      • Customer Service Manager of the Year, Compass Group-Canteen, 2018
      • Featured in two cooking segments for WTVR CBS 6, 2013 and 2014
      • Awarded Weinstein Research Grant to study the foods of Italy and Spain, University of Richmond, 2012
      • Won 3rd place overall silver medal in NACUFS Mid-Atlantic culinary competition, 2011
      • Sodexo Spirit of Service Award, 2004

    • Certifications

      ServSafe Certified

      Adult and Child CPR and Standard First Aid Certified

      Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certified

      Forklift Certified