Rising industry stars under the age of 30
Melissa Martinez has made a difference at Michigan State University by setting up a new menu line and winning culinary competitions.
04-07-2014 People in Foodservice
Ashley DeAcetis, dining services director at (Unidine) Zelma Lacey House in Charlestown, Mass., has made an impact on foodservice by conducting biweekly cooking demonstrations that incorporate the rich culinary history of the residents and then featuring the recipes on the weekly menu.
04-03-2014 People in Foodservice
Jessica Iery, dietary supervisor at Avera Prince of Peace Retirement Community in Sioux Falls, S.D., has made an impact on foodservice by bringing with her a positive attitude, computer skills and a willingness to embrace change.
03-12-2014 People in Foodservice
Queshaun Randall, food prep at Sodexo at the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Pirate City spring training facility in Bradenton, Fla., has made an impact on foodservice by positively impacting team spirit and food quality due to his willingness to learn.
03-06-2014 People in Foodservice
Heather Kirby, dietary manager at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colo., has made an impact on foodservices by redesigning the flow of the office while working with her team to identify the areas needing improvement.
02-24-2014 People in Foodservice
Amanda Carlson, child nutrition director at Vestavia Hills City Schools in Vestavia Hills, Ala., has made an impact on foodservice by making positive healthy changes to the menu to follow new federal and state guidelines.
02-20-2014 People in Foodservice
Erin Thacker, R.D., nutrition and wellness educator at Chesapeake Public Schools, Chesapeake, Va., has developed documentation and works closely with the nurses at each school to help these students participate in the school's program.
01-08-2014 People in Foodservice
Kerry Chasteen, quality assurance manager/interim dining services manager at the University of Maine, Orono, has a great sense of urgency when dealing with important matters and having outstanding follow-through.
12-03-2013 People in Foodservice
Kelly Ornberg, R.D., nutrition services manager at St. Charles Health System, Redmond, Ore., communicates well with her on-site managers and supports their authority to manage in her absence.
11-26-2013 People in Foodservice
Emmy Durand, child nutrition education coordinator at Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, Houston, displays her passion for getting things done right and always looking for ways to do things better for the students.