Last Chance for FAME?


Deadline to submit FAME nominations approaching

Time is running out to nominate deserving leaders for the Foodservice Achievement Management Excellence (FAME) Awards! Sponsored by Basic American Foods, the 30th celebration of the FAME Awards, hosted during SNA’s School Nutrition Industry Conference in Austin, Texas, is sure to be a spectacular event. Taking place on Sunday, January 13, 2019, the ceremony will celebrate and honor the cream of the crop in the industry, recognizing those nominated (you, your supervisors or your colleagues) for achievement, innovation and service.

Don’t delay: The deadline for award nominations is October 12, 2018 (that’s next Friday!) at

Last year’s winners were:

  • 2018 Golden Director of the Year Award Winner
    Lauren L. Teng, SNS
  • 2018 Silver Leadership Award Winner
    Christopher Burkhardt, SNS
  • 2018 Silver Spirit Award Winner
    Karen Hallford, MS, RD, LD
  • 2018 Silver Rising Star Award Winner
    Kelly Schlein, MS
  • 2018 Silver Special Achievement Award Winner
    Sally Spero
  • 2018 Silver Friend of Child Nutrition Winner
    Beth Mincemoyer Egan, M.Ed., RD, SNS
  • 2018 Gertrude Applebaum Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
    Dorothy Caldwell

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