FSD of the Month

A monthly feature that highlights an industry star
 
FSD of the Month

Roger Knysh: Keeping patients healthy

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Roger Knysh has transformed the foodservice at Berkshire Health System by leading Fairview Hospital to become the first in the nation to stop the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages and implementing a...

FSD of the Month Archive

Jean Petke: The Consummate Partner

The Eastman Chemical plant in Kingsport, Tenn., is almost a city unto itself, with a population of about 8,000 employees and a couple thousand outside contractors (primarily from engineering and...

Robert Kelly: Spirit Builder

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools have benefited greatly from Bob Kelly's arrival a couple of years ago. He has increased participation by 7% with reimbursable meals that appeal to students;...

Russ Meyer: Powerful Persuader

Director of dining services at the University of Nevada, Reno, Russ Meyer, has parlayed contractor investment into high-quality services. His decision to make a long-term contractor commitment has...

Anthony Balzarini: Change Maker

Since being recruited to run foodservices for Empire Health in Spokane, Wash., Anthony Balzarini has implemented room service without increasing spending, improved the department's relationship...

Daphne Gulick: Food Lover, Leader

Residents at Masonic Village, a CCRC in Elizabethtown, Pa., are now benefiting from the many ways in which Daphne Gulick improved foodservice, not least of which is the increase in menu variety she...

Jim Beach: Costs in Custody

Orleans Parish (La.) Criminal Sheriff's Offices Jim Beach, along with his top-notch team, has reduced food costs by one-third system-wide by moving to a six-week menu cycle that allows for...

Julie Hanrahan: Reaping Rewards

Having returned to the private school her father founded decades ago, Hanrahan has made her imprint on the foodservice there by: taking the menu from institutional to restaurant quality; sourcing...

Regenia Phillips: The Can-do Gal

As the head of dining services at the University of North Texas, Phillips has used value meals and effective marketing to increase sales by 19%; given staff growth opportunities; introduced...

Rodolfo Rodriguez: Buffet Impresario

Rodolfo Rodriguez is a major-league star, although you won't see his name on the sports pages of your local newspaper. An avid New York Yankees fan since his childhood in the Dominican Republic...