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Some of the most innovative and out-of-the-box thinkers in the noncommercial foodservice industry.

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David Brue

Top accomplishment this year:Conceptualized and implemented the menu for our newest retail concept, a smoothie bar that features ingredients known to promote brain health.What’s been your most r...

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Patti Ramos

Top accomplishment this year:Starting a food waste diversion program with on-site composting at Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital, where I previously held a director role.What’s been your most rewar...

Top accomplishment this year:Moving into the pediatric field to work with kids.What would you say you excel at over more seasoned employees?I am always looking for the next best thing. How can I imple...

Top accomplishment this year:Coaching and training three employees into a higher position within Sodexo, and piloting a new menu that could change the entire region’s cooking procedures.What wou...

Top accomplishment this year:Building strong relationships with servers as a young manager.What would you say you excel at over more seasoned employees?I organize and plan catering events. I take the ...

Top accomplishment this year:Earning the 2016 Central Region Student Chef of the Year Award from the American Culinary Federation.What would you say you excel at over more seasoned employees?How quick...

Top accomplishment this year:Winning Ohio Living’s Top Sous Chef award for 2017.What’s been your most rewarding moment?At a time in life where our residents are looking back on full and ac...

Top accomplishment this year:Becoming the youngest director in my region.What’s the biggest challenge you’ve had to overcome?Age-related skepticism is a challenge that I face as a young, n...

FoodService Director’s young professionals are unabashedly millennial—and plotting to change the future of noncommercial.

A K-12 FSD shares how the appearance of food and those serving it can affect diners’ attitudes. 

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