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TCM Hires Jaime Todd to lead Business Development
Thomas Cuisine Management has hired Jaime Todd as their Director of Business Development. Jaime is responsible for the sales activities, strategies and developing new markets for Thomas Cuisine. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Management from Arizona State University and brings a diverse background with over fifteen years of experience in restaurant management and operations, combined with medical device sales and territory management. Jaime, her husband and two children are excited to move back to Idaho for this opportunity.
TCM Teams up with Fresenius Medical Care
Fresenius Medical Care, the largest dialysis services provider in the world, contracts with Thomas Cuisine Management to operate their food services department in Ogden, Utah beginning June 2013.
Over the next few months, TCM will also play a vital role in the re-design and re-structure of the kitchen and servery area.
TCM Career Fair - Salt Lake City Area
Thomas Cuisine Management will be hosting a career fair in the greater Salt Lake City area May 20 and 21st to fill new and open positions. Please view the following link for more information: Career Fair- UT May 2013.pdf
TCM Partners with Whole Foods
Thomas Cuisine is pleased to announce a new partnership with Whole Foods Market, Inc. Thomas Cuisine was selected to provide a variety of prepared items that Whole Foods will showcase in their new Boise location opening November 14, 2012. This will be Whole Foods first store opening in Idaho and Thomas Cuisine Management’s first partnership with Whole Foods.
Both companies are excited about the relationship and potential for future partnership opportunities.
“Thank you for the amazing food and great partnership.” – Danell Werling, Prepared Foods Coordinator, Whole Foods Market Rockey Mountain Regional Support Office
TCM Partners with Pendleton Hospital
Catholic Health Initiatives, St. Anthony Hospital (SAH), in Pendleton, Oregon has teamed up with Thomas Cuisine to operate all their food service which includes patient services, café dining and catering events.
The newly remodeled BlueMountain Café had their grand opening March 5th. Janeen Reding, Director of Human Resources at SAH in Pendleton stated, "We are very pleased with the transition. Thomas Cuisine Management was especially attentive to the staff during this change and we can see in just a short time the lasting impact this will have on our staff's professional development. The quality of the food is fantastic. We couldn't be happier."
TCM will also play a vital role in the design and structure of the kitchen and dining area for the new St. Anthony Hospital opening in the Spring of 2014.
Congratulations Jamie Oswald for being selected by FoodService Director as one of their 30 Under 30 honorees in 2011.
June 2011News Release:
Thomas Cuisine Management was recently listed in Food Service Director Magazine (June 15, 2011) as the growth leader among companies with more than $50 million in revenues with 23.1% growth over 2009. Congratulations to all of Thomas Cuisine’s employees in attaining this significant designation.
May 2011TCM Opens First Healthcare Account in Oregon
Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Ontario (SAMC – Ontario) recently made the decision to contract with Thomas Cuisine Management to operate all of their dining services at the hospital. SAMC - Ontario, formerly Holy Rosary Medical Center, is an acute care hospital serving Ontario and the surrounding communities in Eastern Oregon and Southwestern Idaho. SAMC - Ontario began their affiliation with Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise back in April 2010. Thomas Cuisine was selected to operate their food and nutrition services because of their commitment to quality scratch cooked food, first class customer service, and professional management. Implementation is expected to start in July 2011, with a grand opening scheduled later this fall.
Fairchild Semiconductor and Thomas Cuisine Partner
Fairchild Semiconductor awarded TCM the contract to operate their dining services at their West Jordan, Utah facility beginning in June 2011. Fairchild and TCM are collaborating in a major remodel of the café, kitchen and service area. A grand reopening of their dining facility is planned for late July 2011. A key factor in TCM’s selection to operate the dining services at Fairchild was based on their outstanding reputation for quality and professionalism in the Utah region.
TCM Appoints Haggerty Director of Training and Development
Kathleen Haggerty will be assuming the important role of Director of Training and Development for Thomas Cuisine Management. After spending 10 years in Operations, Kathleen is excited to apply her skills and talents in a new direction. She is taking on the challenge of developing the company’s most important assets, our “people.” “As I have said many times, our ability to become the best food service company is tied to having the most skilled and engaged associates:” states Mark Kadell, President and CEO.
Kathleen has been in the food and beverage industry for 20 years. She is a graduate from Arizona State University with a BS in Communications. As a District Manager, Kathleen has opened 16 new accounts during her tenure with Thomas Cuisine along with overseeing several Utah and Washington accounts.
March 2011TCM Selected as One of Idaho’s Best Places to Work
Thomas Cuisine Management was among the top ten large companies selected in the Idaho Business Review’s Best Places to Work in 2011. The Idaho Business Review teamed up with a nationally recognized marketing research company to identify the best places to work in Idaho and the best practices to attract and retain employees. TCM continues to add accolades reflecting their commitment to excellence to its proud and rich history spanning 25 years.
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January 2011Thomas Cuisine to Serve Students at Everett Community College
Thomas Cuisine was recently awarded the dining services contract at Everett Community College. Thomas Cuisine was selected through a competitive bid process and chosen for their commitment to providing numerous healthy options, sustainable practices and their outstanding reputation throughout Washington.
ECC is a two year college in Everett, Washington, north of Seattle. The college has nearly completed the construction of a brand new dining hall and is scheduled to open the end of March. The café will feature a large seating area, three televisions, a balcony and a fireplace. The Cascade Range Café is located in the center of campus in the Parks Student Union Building.
January 2011Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and TCM Join Forces.
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center contracted Thomas Cuisine Management to oversee their café, patient dining and catering services beginning January 2011. Providence is excited about the new partnership and chose Thomas Cuisine because of their outstanding reputation in the great State of Montana.
St. Joseph’s is located in Polson, Montana which is at the foot of Flathead Lake. Café Dieu has been newly remodeled and redecorated for an even more enjoyable dining experience. A grand opening is scheduled for late February.
January 2011Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa Partners with Thomas Cuisine Management
Formerly Mercy Medical Center, Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa recently contracted with Thomas Cuisine Management to operate all of their dining services at the hospital. Thomas Cuisine was chosen for their commitment to providing delicious, healthy foods and dietary staff development and training. SAMC - Nampa began their affiliation with Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise back in April 2010. Thomas Cuisine is looking forward to serving the patients and staff at the medical center in Nampa. Full service is expected to start in April 2011.