Taking on Goliath

Schilling, Becky
March 2009
FoodService Director;3/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p32
Trade Publication
The article describes the challenge faced by Dennis Barrett, foodservice director at Los Angeles Unified in California, in updating the department. Included are the appointment of David Binkle as deputy director, and Mark Baida as executive chef. Each month during the 2008-2009 school year, a new item from the Chef's Signature Series has been introduced, such as a chicken Italiano melt and chicken cacciatore. The issue of saving and renovations at the district is also detailed.


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