Do the Little Things

King, Paul
November 2009
FoodService Director;11/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p30
Trade Publication
The article profiles Mary Cooley, foodservice director at Pennswood Village in Newtown, Pennsylvania. She claims that moving from a corporate setting to a Quaker-based organization and philosophy has been a neat transition. She cites decentralization as one of the challenges of her new job. Particular focus is given to steps taken by Cooley to address the disconnect between retirement community residents and the foodservice staff.


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