FSD of the Month
A monthly feature that highlights an industry star
Published in FSD Update
FSD of the Month, February 2014: Becky Ellis has enhanced the foodservice program at Carilion Clinic by enhancing patient foodservice.
01-14-2011 People in Foodservice
Tim Prosinski, foodservice director/chef at 3,200-student Berlin Public Schools in Connecticut, doesn’t know how to sit back and accept the status quo. In his five years at the district, he...
12-10-2010 People in Foodservice
Creating a family atmosphere has always been important to Virginia Ohanian, culinary services director at 400-resident St. Andrews Estates North, an ACTS retirement-life community in Boca Raton, Fla...
11-09-2010 People in Foodservice
Amy Beckstrom knows the key to a successful operation is to surround yourself with experts. As director of dining services at 28,000-student University of Colorado at Boulder, Beckstrom has assembled...
10-07-2010 People in Foodservice
Timothy Cipriano, executive director of food services for 20,800-student New Haven (Conn.) Public Schools, is acutely aware of the nutritional problems facing his students. The district has an 80%...
09-10-2010 People in Foodservice
It takes a certain type of person to thrive during difficult times, and Nancy Geffre, director of nutrition and foodservices at 545-bed Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., is one of those...
08-16-2010 People in Foodservice
Jason Giagrande knows what’s sexy. As Flik’s director of foodservice operations and events at NBC Universal in New York, his main goal has been to create a trendy and sexy atmosphere for both the...
07-14-2010 People in Foodservice
Change isn’t just a slogan for Gary Petill, director of food and nutrition services at 132,000-student San Diego Unified School District. After 23 years in the hotel industry, Petill joined SDUSD in...
06-11-2010 People in Foodservice
Jon Plodzik is all about relationships. In his two years as director of dining at 12,450-student University of New Hampshire in Durham, Plodzik says he has worked hard every day to create a culture...
05-13-2010 People in Foodservice
Jim McGrody, director of food and nutrition at 650-bed Rex Healthcare in Raleigh, N.C., has a vast culinary background. He attended a culinary arts high school. He was a cook in the Army. After...