Silver Plate Winners 2013: Julia Bauscher, Jefferson County Public Schools

A central kitchen, reducing sodium and increasing fresh produce highlight this director's 19-year tenure.

After beginning her foodservice career in sales, Julia Bauscher has spent the past 19 years as director of school and community nutrition services at Jefferson County Public Schools, in Louisville, Ky. During her tenure Bauscher has creating a central kitchen, a farm-to-school program and enacted healthy initiatives, like reducing sodium in meals.