FAME accepting nominations

JULY 5—The Foodservice Achievement Management Excellence (FAME) Award program is now accepting nominations for the 23rd annual awards program, which honors excellence among school nutrition professionals.

Nominations are being accepted online or via a downloadable form at fameawards.net until Sept. 9. Eligible nominees include members of the School Nutrition Association who are in good standing with the industry. There are six categories: Gold Award for School Foodservice Director of the Year, Silver Leadership, Silver Spirit, Silver Rising Star, Silver Special Achievement and Silver Friend of Child Nutrition. The selection committee is made up of 2011 FAME Award winners and industry media partners.

The winners will be honored Jan. 15, 2012 during SNA’s Child Nutrition Industry Conference in Orlando, Fla. The program is sponsored by Basic American Foods, Schwan’s Food Service and Tyson Foods.