DENVILLE, NJ – May 14, 2013 – Saint Clare’s Health System culinary professionals will compete against
four other teams from the healthcare industry at the Association for Healthcare
Foodservice (AHF) 2013 Culinary Competition at the Sheraton New Orleans
Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana on Friday, June 7, as part of the 2013
AHF Annual Conference.
Saint Clare’s Health System’s Joanne McMillian, MBA, RD, food
and nutrition director, and Aatul Jain, retail operation manager and chef,
will feature their Jazzed Quartet, which consists of Potato Pearl Wild
Mushroom Roll - Super Food Pilaf of Quinoa, Edamame, Pomegranate - Sorrel
Pesto - Whisper of Rosemary Glaze.
Additionally, Saint Clare’s Retail Operation Manager and Chef Aatul
Jain will also be presented with the AHF Future Horizons Award, which
recognizes operator members who have practiced in the healthcare foodservice
industry for five years or less, who are new to management and who demonstrate
a desire for future growth through contributions to their hospitals or
community. The award will be presented during the AHF Annual Conference.
Saint Clare’s was awarded the Bronze Medal in last year’s national
competition at the third annual Association for Healthcare Foodservice
(AHF) Culinary Competition at the Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami,
Florida, on June 21, 2012.
The five competing teams will demonstrate their exceptional culinary talent
and creativity, representative of the healthcare industry. Saint Clare’s
will compete against teams from The Valley Hospital (Ridgewood, NJ), Overlook
Medical Center (Summit, NJ), Centra (Lynchburg, VA), and Elmhurst Memorial
Healthcare (Elmhurst, IL).
The Saint Clare’s Health System Team: Retail Operation Manager and
Chef Aatul Jain and Food & Nutrition Director Joanne McMillian, MBA,
RD at the 2013 Culinary Competition.
Saint Clare’s will present their Jazzed Quartet, which showcases
Potato Pearl Wild Mushroom Roll - Super Food Pilaf of Quinoa, Edamame,
Pomegranate - Sorrel Pesto - Whisper of Rosemary Glaze