Becky Hassinger, manager of dining and nutrition services at the University of Missouri Health Care system in Columbia, confesses that popcorn with real melted butter is her guilty pleasure.
Serving our patients is very rewarding. Another perk is that people that work in the healthcare industry are compassionate people and make for great co-workers.
Budget cuts and being consistently short-staffed.
The renovation projects I have completed that improve the services and food choices for our patients, visitors and staff.
To provide food and water to a baby elephant that was being auctioned as an unknown item behind the curtain. This was at a two-day, outdoor cattle auction that we were also providing food and bar service to the guests.
I would love to work in human resources.
To play a musical instrument.
Heights. Three steps up a ladder is enough for me.
My sister, she has an amazing set of values.
A really good steak and potatoes.
Popcorn with melted real butter.
Eggs and butter.
Sushi, it is a pretty food with a hefty price for what you get, in my opinion.
Definitely an evening person.
Organization is the key to success.
I think the Roaring 20’s would have been a blast. Although I would want to come back before The Great Depression hit.
A monthlong European tour.
I would want to have a family dinner that included my brother and sister, their kids, my parents and both sets grandparents. All of my grandparents are now dead, and I never got to meet my dad’s father. He died before I was born.
My African Violet plants that were given to me by my great grandmother.
To go to Alaska and Hawaii. Then I can say I have traveled in all 50 states
I get a kick out of Alton Brown. He provides interesting facts, trivia and tips.