FSD of the Month

A monthly feature that highlights an industry star
 
FSD of the Month
By Megan Warmouth, Associate Editor

Vinnie Livoti has transformed dining at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina by establishing financial stability and increasing participation by bringing all conracted operations, including vending...

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Terry Baker has transformed dining services at Oklahoma State University by developing Choose Orange, an award-winning healthy dining program.  

As a graduate of Johnson & Wales University, Cedric Junearick was most comfortable in the kitchen, preparing meals and planning menus. So in 2011, when the director’s position came...

During a trying time for school foodservice, Jessica Shelly is nothing but excited, especially about the challenges. Shelly is the food services director at Cincinnati Public Schools, which in 1898...

Liz Simmonds sees herself as the guardian of a great toolbox. As resident district manager for Bon Appétit at SAS headquarters in Cary, N.C., Simmonds’ leadership and supportive...

In 2000, Sam Austin had had his fill of commercial restaurants. The chef, who had no formal culinary education, yet had risen through the ranks to be the head chef at a number of fine-dining...

When the foodservice program at a 25,000-student university in a suburb of Atlanta bests the behemoth that is the Walt Disney World Resort, its director demands to be noticed. Under Gary Coltek,...

When a hospital boasts about its foodservice program on its website, you know you’ve done something right. In a world full of bad hospital food jokes, Diane Imrie, R.D., director of...

In an era when school foodservice is going through perhaps its biggest changes, it’s a benefit to have a leader like Eileen Staples in charge. Staples, the director of food and nutrition...

Iraj Fernando has not allowed his 13 years of restaurant experience to be forgotten since his switch to non-commercial. As executive chef/manager for Southern Foodservice Management Inc., at Bosch...

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