June 20, 2018, Nashville, Tennessee – Susan Kremski, Food Service Director for the Adrian Dominican Sisters, was one of the top 10 Nominees for the 2018 Illuminating Excellence Award, to be presented by Premier Purchasing at its 2018 Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition, June 18-22 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville.
The Illuminating Excellence Award program was developed by Premier Purchasing to acknowledge the great food service directors working at facilities served by Premier.
Susan was chosen as one of the top 10 finalists because of her accomplishments and improvements in the operations she oversees. Susan has managed the renovation of dining rooms in Madden Hall at the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse. Other criteria included satisfaction scores from diners, activities that support the values and mission of the organization, professional and community activities, and personal achievements in the past year.
Susan explained that the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse campus purchases much of its goods through Premier Purchasing, which serves businesses in a number of fields. These include universities, elementary and high schools, health care systems, and prisons.
Susan is not the first Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Co-worker to be recognized by Premier Purchasing. Chef Maureen “Moe” Brooker placed eighth in the Culinary Creation Contest in 2015 for her creation of a dessert, and first place in 2016 for her creation of the Spicy Chicken Breast with Pumpkin Seeds and Vegetable Medley.