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Metz hires new district manager

Metz Culinary Management has hired Rebecca Daley as district manager.

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University of Kentucky to privatize dining services

The University of Kentucky plans to privatize its dining services, with the larger goal of bringing in millions of dollars for new dining facilities on campus.

Training and requirements for hiring are addressed in the latest part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.

In December 2013, Dan Larson was named the new executive director of University Housing and Dining Services at Oregon State University (OSU), in Corvallis.

FoodService Director’s redesigned site makes it easier than ever for operators to find trends, news and research.

When weather forces the closing of school most kids greet the news by pulling up the covers, rolling over and going back to sleep.

Randy Sparrow, CDM, has been hired as the system director, food & nutrition Services and environmental services, at ProHealth Care, in Waukesha, Wis. Sparrow now oversees food and environmental services at ProHealth Care’s three hospitals, the corporate headquarters and 19 clinics.

Beth Emery, R.D., is the new director of Dining Services at Boston College (BC). Emery, who joined BC late last semester after working for 25 years at Aramark, will report to Associate VP of Auxiliary Services Pat Bando.

Steve Maiocco has been hired as assistant director of dining and executive chef at the State University of New York at Canton. Maiocco came to Canton from SUNY-Potsdam, where he was the executive chef.

A year ago this week, I and millions of my fellow residents of the Northeast lived through the terrifying experience of Hurricane Sandy. It was only the third hurricane to strike New York City since I had moved there in 1984, and it was by far the most destructive.

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