Surviving a Renovation

Bueno, Regina Toomey
April 2007
FoodService Director;4/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p18
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The article features Regina Toomey Bueno, director of food, nutrition and transport at The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, New Jersey. She talks about what she learned through the process of renovating a cafeteria in the hospital. She says that she really should have done homework on every equipment, no matter how basic. She notes that there is no such thing as a perfect installation or a perfect turnkey operation because there will always be problems.


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