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Premier Honors Operators

Illuminating Excellence awards highlight members who achieve gains in satisfaction scores, fiscal performance.

The Premier healthcare alliance announced winners of its 2010 Illuminating Excellence Award at its annual Foodservice Forum, held in Washington, DC, in early June. The awards recognize accomplishments and improvements in foodservice operations.

The winners included

  • Lisette Coston, director of food and nutrition services at Saint Francis Health System, Tulsa, OK

  • J. Kevin Hart, director of operations and foodservice at Salem Senior Housing, Winston-Salem, NC

  • Deon Lategan, director of residential dining services at Colorado State University.

“We honor the 2010 Illuminating Excellence Award winners for achieving sustained improvements in facility operations including concrete factors such as satisfaction scores and documented budgetary cost savings,” says Debby Kasper, RD, LD, Premier manager of Clinical Nutrition. “These executives are improving foodservice offerings in their facilities and enhancing the foodservice experience.”

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