“Georgetown always takes care of its people,” shares Catherine Anderson (above), who has worked at Georgetown for 44 years.
Category: Fall 2020, Georgetown Magazine

Title:Campus Heroes Working in Food Service

Author: Interviewed by Camille Scarborough
Date Published: November 18, 2020

student with mask walking into regents hall

“Georgetown is a good place to work and always takes care of its people,” adds Anderson. Years ago, when she was raising her family, she liked how her children’s school schedule always synced with the academic schedule at Georgetown, which meant she was able to spend time with her family during holidays and school breaks. She says that during her time on the Hilltop, she has “met lots of appreciative students and gained many lifelong friends.”

Hoya Hospitality made several adjustments in 2020 due to the pandemic. The employees received additional training in such best practices as more frequent surface cleaning, CDC-approved disinfectants, and use of personal protective equipment. Strict vendor requirements were put in place and enhanced standards for food receipt, storage, preparation, and handling were detailed.

Guests quickly adjusted to one-way dining traffic lanes in O’Donovan Hall, hand-sanitizing stations, and “no-touch” service options for everyone’s safety.

entrance to O'Donovan Hall

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