Creating Confidence

Ramsey, Lindsey
August 2011
FoodService Director;8/15/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p52
Trade Publication
The article discusses the role of Jeff Shaffer, executive chef for Parkhurst Dining Services at Reed Smith in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvvania, in improving the foodservice at the company. His job responsibilities include daily management of operations, menu planning and customer relations. Parkhurst executive chef Tim Fetter praises the hands-on approach of Shaffer, noting his skills in the kitchen and great vision all around. The management philosophy of Shaffer is provided.


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