Alan Nygard
Alan Nygard

Catering Manager

Years at Bethel

11 years

Years Working in Food Services

30 years

Education/Training

30 years in the trenches, numerous workshops, classes, trainings, certifications

What He Does at Bethel

Alan oversees the catering department of Sodexo. Whether it is a simple lunch gathering or a grand banquet serving hundreds, Alan guides his team behind the scenes in providing the best service to the Bethel community. Alan also spends a great deal of time working one on one with customers to plan their events, providing them with unique and exciting menu options.  

In His Free Time

Alan loves to sing and actually recorded an album (yes, black vinyl). He has been married for 30 years to Polly Nygard, a Bethel alumna. Together they enjoy going to Disney and are always seeking a great breakfast spot! They have an active Yorkshire Terrier named Casey.

Favorite Food

Delicious fluffy pancakes (preferably banana pecan)

Contact Icon Contact Alan

a-nygard@bethel.edu

651.638.6325