District Manager
Dione Moore

New to the Loyola Dining Team. Dione is excited to bring innovation and creativity to the dining program!

Guest Experience Director
Cindy Valdez Barrios

Hello! My name is Cindy and, while I am a Chicago native, I have spent the last 5 years in London completing both my Masters and Bachelors degree. My passion for all things marketing brought me to Loyola Dining and I am super excited to be here!

Damen Food Service Director
Nickolas Elsberg

My name is Nickolas Elsberg I come with over 10 years of Food and Beverage experience. In 2022 I am proud to say that I make my way back to Loyola as a Food Service Director. I am excited to be back with the team! I cant wait to share what I have learned over the years and I am most excited to be back at such a great school with a wonderful program!

South Side Campus Food Service Director
Fadia Judeh

I'm from South Side of Chicago. I joined Loyola Dining because I'm passionate about providing memorable service and working with a team to deliver excellence!

Retail Food Service Director
Brian Solomon

He has been with Aramark for 6 years; his journey started in Denver, Colorado working in Sports and Entertainment at Coors Field (Colorado Rockies) and Pepsi Center (Avalanche, Nuggets), beginning as a field-level Supervisor and working up to Warehouse Manager. In 2019, Brian was allowed to change departments, moved to Higher Education as Lead Retail Supervisor for F.I.T (Fashion Institute of Technology), moved on to Manhattan College in 2020, and became Food Service Manager at St. Peter's University in 2021.

When he is not working on assisting his employees or the job at hand, Brian is an avid Sports fan and Music Concert Attendee.

Rising Roll Food Service Manager
Curtis Wais

Went to college for Parks and Recreation Management while serving in the U.S. Army as a Military Police Sergeant. In between, spent my summers as a primitive Island Survival Guide in the Florida Keys and Front Desk Manager of Lake Powell Resorts and Marinas in Arizona where I started my Aramark Experience. I joined Loyola Dining so I could make a larger impact and influence in our dining operations to provide the highest dining experience for the student!

Damen Food Service Manager
Norberto Rodriguez

I'm from Chicago, born and raised. I began working in the food industry while going to school and eventually lead me into the career path I am on today. I've worked with Aramark for over 8 years, started in Business Dining sector and wanted to take on the challenge of coming to Higher Education when I came to Loyola in 2019.

South Side Campus Food Service Manager
Ricardo Plascencia

I was born and raised in the Southeast side of Chicago, and yes, that’s what the area is called. I am Mexican American, who loves Mexican food but open to other foods. I started here about 10 years ago as a catering attendant, from there I developed a love for Culinary.