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...
11-07-2011 People in Foodservice
Angelo Mojica, director of food and nutrition services at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, N.C., fears monsters, loves lightsabers and wishes he had the power of invisibility.
09-27-2011 People in Foodservice
Cavin Sullivan, general manager for Metz Culinary Management at The J.M. Smucker Co., in Orrville, Ohio, wishes he were taller, loves a good steak with fresh-cut fries and swears by Great Lakes beer.
08-22-2011 People in Foodservice
Helen Phillips, senior director of school nutrition at Norfolk Public Schools in Virginia, and the School Nutrition Associa-tion’s new president, fears disappointing people and never doubted that she was meant to be in child nutrition.
07-15-2011 People in Foodservice
Janet Paul Rice, associate director of dining services at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., and current NACUFS president, wants to stop worrying, doesn’t understand the big deal about cupcakes and admits indecisive customers can be annoying.
06-23-2011 People in Foodservice
Joe Stanislaw, director of food and nutrition services at 265-bed Elliot Hospital in Manchester, N.H., wishes he had better knees and says no thanks to frying every food you can think of.
05-24-2011 People in Foodservice
Jenny Bucci, general manager for Metz Culinary Management at Erie Insurance, Erie, Pa., wants to sing, can’t say no to veal chops and thinks value meals are overrated.
04-20-2011 People in Foodservice
Karen Green, school nutrition director at Thomas County Schools, Thomasville, Ga., shows her Southern pride with her love of grits and Paula Deen.
03-16-2011 People in Foodservice
Cam Schauf, director of Campus Dining Services and Auxiliary Operations at 9,400-student University of Rochester in N.Y., gave grasshoppers a try, fears Bud Light and hates that he procrastinates.
02-18-2011 People in Foodservice
Tony Almeida, director of food and nutrition at 608-bed Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, N.J., hasn’t joined the organic and sustainable bandwagon but loves chocolate-covered raspberries.