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STAR Webinar - Back to School: Completing Food Production Records the Best Way

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Jul 29, 2021 02:32 PM

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Dominic Machi
Director of Food & Nutrition Services and Warehouse @Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Dominic Machi is currently the Food and Nutrition Service Director at Mt. Diablo Unified School District. He grew up in the food industry in San Francisco working with his father. Dominic attended City College of San Francisco, Hotel and Restaurant Program, and worked under Chef Michele Martin at the Merchant Exchange Club. He also spent time working under mentor, Chef Paul Bermani, at the Michelin 4-star restaurant, Doros. Dominic received a Bachelor of Science Degree with an emphasis in Dietetics and Food Administration from California State University, Chico. Dominic soon became Executive Chef with Bon Appetit Management Company in Silicon Valley leading many food service teams, serving some of the most dynamic tech companies of the era. In the last 19 years, he has introduced “scratch cooking” and “locally sourced” products in every district he has managed. His belief is high quality food and service can only translate a positive experience for students towards academic success.
Shelli Boggess
Director of Food and Nutrition Service @Deer Lodge Public School District
Shelli Boggess is the Food and Nutrition Director at the Deer Lodge Public School District. She has a staff of five, feeding preschool through 12th grade approximately 400 students each for breakfast and lunch. Prior to her current role, she worked 8 years as the food service director of the Powell County Senior Center along with many years prior to that catering for large and small events. Growing up on a ranch in the South Deer Lodge Valley, Shelli learned how to cook as a child by helping serve meals to crew workers on the ranch. To date, Shelli feeds kids at the same school she attended and is sure that she cooks in the same kettles she ate out of as a student! She enjoys life more by spending active, fun time with her family. She also has her own bee hives to extract honey, but her ultimate favorite hobby is cooking for kids and others!