Barbara Kane, vice president of industry relations for Ecolab, and new president of the Society for Foodservice Management, hates traveling in the winter, wants to see the future and swears by sugar-free Red Bull.
Meeting so many different people—it sounds corny, but there are so many different segments within foodservice so there is always something new to learn.
Traveling in the winter.
Being the first business partner elected president of a foodservice association.
Failure. I’m a bit of a perfectionist.
Al Schuman, Ecolab CEO emeritus. He was an amazing leader that started selling on the streets of New York.
Thin crust New York pizza.
A deep-tissue massage.
Sugar-free Red Bull.
Kitchen table service—I never got why you would pay a fortune to sit “in” the kitchen.
Invest the time. Write the letter. Make the apology. Take the trip. Purchase the gift. The seized opportunity renders joy. The neglected brings regret.