Finding a common thread among this year’s Silver Plate winners in the onsite dining segments is no small feat. There’s the World Famous Omelet Guy, the University of Montana’s Mark LoParco, who is the current president of NACUFS, and there’s Kevin D’Onofrio, the local boy who turned around retail dining services at the United States Military Academy. We’ve got AHF incoming president Lisette Coston, from Tulsa’s St. Francis Health System, and past SNA president Sandra Ford, from Florida’s Manatee County Schools. In fact, we’ve even profiled

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Jim Broadhurst, chairman of Eat’n Park, the winner in the chain full service category, but someone we know quite well for his success with the company’s contract management divisions. What unites them all is obviously their success, but more importantly their passion, for the job and for their customers.

Mark LoParco, Director of Dining, University of Montana




Lisette Coston, Executive Director of Support Services, St. Francis Health System



Kevin D'Onofrio, Director of Foodservice, Culinary Group, United States Military Academy West Point, NY



Sandra Ford, Director of Food & Nutrition Services Manatee County (FL) School District, Bradenton, FL



Jim Broadhurst, Chairman, Eat ‘n Park Hospitality Group