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David Fabrycki, UAB’s executive chef, has been named the Sodexo District Executive Chef for the Alabama region. In his new role with Sodexo, Fabrycki will oversee the culinary programs of five other schools in the Alabama Region, including Jacksonville State University, Gadsden State Community College, and Troy University. 

He started his culinary journey at Johnson and Wales University in Norfolk, VA. Fabrycki joined Sodexo in 2017 as a resident dining chef and became a member of the UAB Campus Dining team in 2019.  


“I love UAB. It truly is the best team I’ve ever been a part of,” said Fabrycki. “I’ve built strong relationships and I’ve been able to have a sense of freedom when creating dishes. I’m excited to branch out and serve other universities, but I’m just as excited to still call UAB ‘home.”

Brian Bowser, resident district manager, says, “this is a fantastic opportunity for Chef Fabrycki. He is one of the most driven professionals I've ever gotten to work with. Chef Fabrycki continues to innovate and elevate our dining experiences on the UAB campus since his arrival in 2019.  We are elated for him to be recognized throughout the organization and look forward to Chef Fabrycki taking UAB best practices throughout the state."  

About Sodexo North America 

Sodexo North America is part of a global, Fortune 500 company with a presence in 56 countries. Sodexo is a leading provider of integrated food facilities management and other services that enhance organizational performance, contribute to local communities, and improve quality of life for millions of customers in corporate, education, healthcare, senior living, government, Sodexo Live! and other environments daily. The company employs 125,000 people at thousands of sites in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Guam, and indirectly supports tens of thousands of additional jobs through its annual purchases of $20B in goods and services from small to large businesses. Sodexo is committed to supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and safety, while upholding the highest standards of corporate responsibility and ethical business conduct. In support of local communities across the U.S., in 2021, the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation mobilized more than 11,000 volunteers to distribute 1.8 million meals to help 2.5 million children and adults meet their immediate food needs. Since 1996, the Stop Hunger Foundation has contributed $38 million to help feed children in America impacted by hunger. To learn more about Sodexo, visit us.sodexo.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube