2020 FAME Awards

Posted On: January 31, 2020

On January 12, 2020, Basic American Foods sponsored the prestigious FAME (Foodservice Achievement Management Excellence) Awards.

In our 31st year of sponsorship, Basic American Foods is proud to continue to support and honor the outstanding School Nutrition Professionals committed not just to school nutrition but to feeding America’s future. The FAME Awards have grown to become the pinnacle of achievement for the industry’s innovators and leaders. The winners of the 2020 FAME Awards define excellence in every aspect of foodservice achievement and leadership. They educate, inspire, and motivate their staff, communities, and the students they feed.

From their nominations, their bios, and the stories shared that evening, it is clear that the winners of the FAME Awards share common values. Those same values are shared by Basic American Foods and are, we believe, the core for work environments that foster both personal and professional success.

A warm thank you to the Basic American Foods Team who not only attended but assisted to make this event special: Dan Ripple, Deniece Ledin, Quentin Layne, Kathryn Ripple, Josh Spiegel, David Darrah, and James Barrett.

Congratulations to the 2020 FAME Award Winners!

Left to Right: Quentin Layne (BAF National Account Manager), Kathlyn Walter, Mark Bordeau, Shonia Hall, Aaron Wylie, Deniece Ledin (BAF Bid Sales Analyst)


FAME Award Winners:

Golden School Foodservice Director of the Year Award
Mark Bordeau, SNS
Senior Food Service Director
Broome Tioga BOCES
Endicott, NY

Silver Leadership Award
Aaron Wylie
Director of Child Nutrition
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District
Fort Worth, TX

Silver Spirit Award
Shonia Hall
Assistant Director, School Nutrition Services
Oklahoma City Public Schools
Oklahoma City, OK

Silver Rising Star Award
Kathlyn Walter
School Nutrition Program Supervisor
Putnam County Schools

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