FSD of the Month

A monthly feature that highlights an industry star
 
FSD of the Month
Jessica Marchand
By 
Lindsey Ramsey, Contributing Editor

Jessica Marchand, R.D., has revolutionized foodservice at WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, N.C., by developing a full-service catering program and empowering her culinarians to take more...

FSD of the Month Archive

Growth comes with the territory when you are the director of foodservice for the nation’s No. 1 integrated health system—St. John’s Health System in Springfield, Mo.—but for Donna Medlin, the growth...

For two decades, Dennis Pierce has been a big part of the success of the University of Connecticut’s Dining Services program. But until two years ago, Pierce always worked in the shadow of other...

In today’s challenging school foodservice environment—providing nutritious food options that actually taste good, while at the same time watching the budget—Mary Lou Henry, foodservice director for...

Call them clichés if you want, but there is more than a grain of truth in such adages as, “it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” An excellent example can be found at Steelcase Corp., the office...

There are few healthcare environments more challenging to work in than long-term care, and that can be especially true in a setting where many of the residents suffer from a wasting disease such as...

Julie Jones, R.D., has a simple measure for job satisfaction. “I always consider it a good job if at the end of the day I’m still learning and find excitement in what I’m doing,” explains the...

“Over the 20 years I’ve been doing this, no two days have ever been exactly alike,” says Jamal Hazzan, director of food services at the Klein Independent School District in Klein, Texas. “Each day...

After more than 20 years of a near-nomadic existence in college foodservice, Nadeem Siddiqui believes he finally has found a home, at 45,000-student Texas A&M University. And like a new homeowner...

Transplanted South Carolinian Neal Lavender has successfully and impressively set down roots within a four-block area of downtown Dallas, Texas. There, the dynamic 37-year-old serves as director of...

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