The Transformer

Weisberg, Karen
November 2006
FoodService Director;11/15/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p30
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the transformation of the food service at Lafayette Parish Correctional Center in Louisiana by its foodservice director Sheila LeJeune. She developed special diet meals for diabetics, with renal disease and pregnant inmates. Aside from food, the correction's budget was used to purchase food service equipment. The bidding system she initiated with food producers that have lowest price offers allowed her to spent $1.90 to $2.04 per inmate for three meals per day.


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