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The Academy’s new food service provider, Aladdin FitzVogt, has recently partnered with Green Mountain Farm to School in order to bring more local food to the SJA cafeteria.
Chris Ciatto has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer for TrustHouse Services Group, it was announced today by Dr. Brian Poplin, President and CEO. In this newly created role, Ciatto will focus on corporate strategy and driving organic growth while expanding sales and marketing efforts for the Charlotte-based managed foodservices company. He will report directly to Poplin.
Food service company TrustHouse Services Group announced that after working with The Humane Society of the United States, it’s switching all one million pounds of its annual liquid egg usage (equaling approximately 10 million eggs) to cage-free by 2020. TrustHouse Services Group, a division of Elior, is one of the largest foodservice companies in the USA. TrustHouse provides food service at more than 675 colleges, universities, hospitals, K-12 schools, senior facilities and is the leading provider of Meals on Wheels in the USA.
Typically, the Columbia College kitchen would be quiet and void of food in the days leading up to Thanksgiving.
Students and faculty are gone on break, and the large 500-person holiday meal was last week. But Mark Althaus, Columbia College’s food service director, comes in on his time off to cook for others. The last few years, he has volunteered time and resources to provide cooked turkeys for the Salvation Army’s free Thanksgiving meal. It’s more than a couple of birds; there are 18 turkeys to prepare.