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MARCH 2019
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2019 AHF NATIONAL CONFERENCE ARIZONA

PRESIDENT'S CORNER

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Did you know that AHF is the industry leader in benchmarking and setting the healthcare food service industry’s baseline in terms of performance? If you have a SWAT analysis you’re proud of, send it to me and I’ll share some of them with our members with your approval. Remember the 5 p’s; Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance.

Let AHF be your “POWER SOURCE”

Patrick LaMont
AHFNY PRESIDENT
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Tired of dealing with backed-up drain lines at your food service facility? 

PermaDrain has revolutionary, patented products designed specifically to offer drain protection for your food service business — significantly reducing the occurrence of plumbing nightmares and cutting drain cleaning costs by up to 95 percent.

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THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS  & BUSINESS PARTNERS

President
Patrick Lamont, MBA
Brookdale Hospital & Medical Center
718-240-5224

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Andria Coleman, DBA, EMBA, MS, RD, CDN
NY Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital
212-312-5033

TREASURER
Mimi Wang, MA, RD, CDN
VA NY Harbor Healthcare System
718-630-3562

BOARD MEMBERS
Veronica McLymont, PhD, RD, CDN
Memorial Sloan Kettering
212-639-7922

Stephen Chow, RD
South Beach Psychiatric Center
718-667-2753

Cecille P. Agustin, MS, RD, CDN
VA NY Harbor Healthcare System
212-868-750 ext. 4890

Michael C Williams, DBA, MBA, RD, CDN
NY Presbyterian/Weil Cornell Medical Center
212-746-4890

Frank Coffey, RD, CDN
St John Episcopal Hospital
718-869-8545

Alba Aviles, MS, RD
James J.Peters VA Medical Center
718-584-9000 ext. 5146

Tatanisha K. Peets
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
212-639-7134 Pager 4759

Jill Herling, MS, RD, CDN, LNHA
Regeis Care Center
718-947-5255

 

Business Partners

Marc Fuchs
M. Tucker/Singer Equipment Co.
973-484-1200

Dan Plaut
Imperial-Borax Paper
718-665-8500

Diane Rossi
Pro-Tek
866-773-7717

Tricia Rosson
Sysco
201-370-2839

Keith Fitzgerald
PBAC & Associates
814-588-6239

Michael Doblan
US Foods
631-678-3735

Bernie Mulholland

The J.M. Smucker Company

215-416-6090

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Want to Join the AHFNY Organization?

     Our chapter is designed to develop leaders and raise the bar for foodservice in New York’s self-operated facilities, whether acute or long-term care.

   

     Our members are directors, managers, dietitians and chefs. We provide professional growth through focused education—the programming that drives productivity, innovation and patient satisfaction from within all facets of the foodservice department, from patient meals to staff dining to retail concepts. 

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Questions & Answers

Q

I have a story idea I want to share it with the AHFNY organization, how can it get published?

 

A

You can send your story or ideas to Caren Franklin email: caren@mediamagicny.com , or just message media magic team directly by

clicking here.

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I am looking to replace my Dishwasher, and want to take advantage of the AHFNY network to help me decide who is the right vendor?

A

Please reach out to Caren Franklin email: caren@mediamagicny.com , or just message media magic team directly by

clicking here.

Q

I have a job posting I know about that I want to share with the AHFNY members. How can I get my postings into newsletter?

A

You can submit your job postings to Caren Franklin email: caren@mediamagicny.com , or just message media magic team directly by

clicking here.

AHFNY Vendor Highlights
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HELPING FOODSERVICE SUCCEED

Marsha Diamond, MA, RDN 

     Marsha Diamond, MA, RDN is the President and CEO of M. Diamond, LLC.  The company’s mission is to assist foodservice businesses improve their brand loyalty and increase sales by blending the right solutions to deliver the right products and services.

 

     Marsha leverages her food service, business, culinary and nutrition expertise to define these solutions for industry challenges. She will retool, reignite, or reengage you, your brand or foodservice business with creative & trailblazing ideas.

 

     Her firm has an amazing ability to synthesize the needs of multiple players within an organization and to customize approaches   for clients’ initiatives and success. She specializes in foodservice  and is focused on the end user consumer. Her company is known as an industry resource, connector and opportunity identifier.

Visit Marsha's Site for more insights, trends, and services

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  New Member Profile

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Name: Louis Torres

 

Title: Director of Dining Services

Location: Queens, New York

     Louis Torres is a native Filipino who has been in the food industry for over 30 years. Taking care of people and bringing wellness through food is part of the Filipino culture and that is why Louis has spent over 3 decades giving back to the food and hospitality industry.

     

    Louis recently joined the AHFNY, as he knows the benefits and resources that come with being part of a large organization .

Culinary Clinic at the Institute of Culinary Education

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     Hosted by the Association for Healthcare Food Service of New York (AHFNY) and the Institute for Culinary Education (ICE).  The workshop included a short presentation about mindful eating as well as several cooking demonstrations by professional chefs representing restaurants and corporate institutions across the tri-state area.