Operators open up about their passions, fears and embarrassing moments
Kathryn Spencer, a farm-to-school specialist for San Diego Unified School District, connects with farmers to secure at least 15 percent of the produce for salad bars and menu items from local sources...
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.
09-17-2012 People in Foodservice
Cyndi Gloodt, General Manager for Sodexo at Northern Trust Bank in Chicago, would love to dine with Bono, loves her short commute and thinks gourmet cupcake shops are overrated.
09-07-2012 People in Foodservice
Harry Dorofee, foodservice director for Flik International Corp. at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York, would love to meet Steve Jobs, prefers IMAX and hates rollercoasters.
08-21-2012 People in Foodservice
Byron Sackett, child nutrition director at Lincoln County Schools in Lincolnton, N.C., wishes flavored, upscale coffees had never been created and would be a tomato farmer if he weren’t feeding children.
08-13-2012 People in Foodservice
Larry Bates, director of dining services for Riddle Village in Media, Pa., would be in law enforcement if he weren’t in foodservice and doesn’t understand the hype around sustainability.