Careers in Food Science
Catering Manager can have several responsibilities, including scheduling and managing events, supervising food preparation and service, and cleanup. They monitor contractual agreements, plan menus and decorations, source and purchase food and beverages, and supervise staff. They are responsible for generating new business and booking repeat events. They must also manage and rectify customer complaints. Travel may be required to meet with clients. Catering Managers must have excellent organizational, teamwork and communication skills and be able to effectively work with clients, vendors, and other internal departmental managers.
Clinical dietitians provide nutritional services to patients in hospitals, nursing care facilities, and other institutions. They assess patients' nutritional needs, develop and implement nutrition programs, and evaluate and report the results. They also confer with doctors and other health care professionals to coordinate medical and nutritional needs. Some clinical dietitians specialize in managing the weight of overweight patients or in the care of renal (kidney), diabetic, or critically ill patients. In addition, clinical dietitians in nursing care facilities, small hospitals, or correctional facilities may manage the food service department.
Bor Shium Luh (January 13, 1916-June 4, 2001) was a Chinese-born American food scientist who was known was for his research in fruit and vegetable products and in developing food science and technology in Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Born in Shanghai, he earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1938 at Chiao Tung University...