Meet the 2015 Silver Plate winners

From spearheading tough renovations to championing wellness programs that resonate, these non-commercial operators’ feats and passion make them best in class. silver plate

Mary Arlinda Hill

Executive Director of Food Services
Jackson Public Schools
Jackson, Miss.

Number of staff: 400
Number of daily meals served: 42,500
Number of schools; 60
Annual budget: $20 million

Julie Jones

Director of Nutrition Services
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio

Number of daily meals served: 7,700
Annual sales at cafes: $4.6 million
Annual budget: $20 million
Number of full-time equivalent employees: 255

Edward Sirhal

Restaurant Associates (a division of Compass Group)
New York City

Number of clients: 160
Number of employees: 8,000
Number of daily meals served: 400,000
Number of annual sales: $630 million

Nona Golledge

Kansas University Dining
Lawrence, Kan.

Number of operations: 22
Annual budget: $7 million
Meals served daily: 10,000
Number of employees: 610



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