news briefs

July 2009
FoodService Director;7/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p9
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The article presents news briefs relevant to the food service industry. Eat'n Park Hospitality Group chefs took part in the third annual Rachel's Sustainable Feast at the Rachel Carson Homestead in Springdale, Pennsylvania. The U.S. Department of Agriculture would extend the 17-year-old Universal Feeding Program at the 167,000-student School District of Philadelphia. Glen Berkel, Marilyn Conley and Paul Paltrineri were among the 8 employees of The Sodexo Foundation who were given "Heroes of Everyday Life" award.


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