Make it Work

Ramsey, Lindsey
November 2009
FoodService Director;11/15/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p48
Trade Publication
The article offers tips from U.S. foodservice directors on planning a successful management retreat. David Annis, director of housing and food services at University of Oklahoma in Norman, says it is important to stay timely in what the retreat is addressing. There is a need to plan retreats three months in advance, according to Ohio University's director of dining services Rich Neumann. Jennifer Hesmondhalgh of WellStar Kennestone Hospital emphasizes the need to cover a topic that needs attention.


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