Operators open up about their passions, fears and embarrassing moments
Robert Floccari, director of dining for Chartwells at York College of Pennsylvania, York, Penn., would love to tour Italy, wishes he could play piano and keeps a supply of Fresca in his fridge.
03-10-2013 People in Foodservice
Bill McNeace, executive director of dining services at the University of North Texas in Denton, believes in real butter, can’t resist “True Blood” and thinks garlic mashed potatoes are a cop-out.
02-15-2013 People in Foodservice
Bill Laychur, corporate executive chef for Culinary Support Services at The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa., loves cheesecake and preparing meat and can’t get enough of Russian/Polish cuisine.
02-11-2013 People in Foodservice
Yale University's Rafi Taherian loves cheese, hates parking tickets and thinks molecular gastronomy is overrated.
01-27-2013 People in Foodservice
Brendan Ryan, director of food service for Framingham (Mass.) School District, loves Champagne, wants to visit the dinosaur age and wishes he weren’t “too fat to fly.”
01-10-2013 People in Foodservice
Charles Anderson, director of foodservice for the Clark County, Nev., School District, enjoys fly fishing at Yellowstone National Park, loves Texas Chicken Fried Steak and wishes he were a scratch golfer.
12-17-2012 People in Foodservice
Becky Hassinger, manager of dining and nutrition services at the University of Missouri Health Care system in Columbia, confesses that popcorn with real melted butter is her guilty pleasure.
11-16-2012 People in Foodservice
Camp Howard, director of campus dining at Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, would like to visit 1940s Paris, does not understand sushi and admires Mick Jagger.
10-17-2012 People in Foodservice
Lisa Poggas, R.D., nutrition and environmental services director at Parker Adventist Hospital in Colorado, cherishes her Jaguar convertible, loves good cheese and wishes she were more artistically inclined.
10-04-2012 People in Foodservice
Rick Hughes, director of food and nutrition services at Colorado Springs School District 11, loves garlic, admires the White House’s Sam Kass and wishes he could tell a joke.