SOURCE: RealFood Consulting

RealFood Consulting

August 12, 2015 09:23 ET

RealFood Consulting Launches rfc Healthcare Hospitality Solutions, Appoints Healthcare Food Service Veteran John Giambarresi as Director

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2015) - RealFood Consulting, the leading consulting firm in the food and beverage industry, today announced the launch of its Healthcare Hospitality Solutions Division. The Company also announced the appointment of healthcare food service veteran John Giambarresi as Director, Hospitality Services. With these moves, RealFood Consulting is leveraging its legacy of operational, culinary and fiscal expertise to reinvent healthcare dining.

RealFood now spans all segments of the foodservice industry, including fine dining restaurants and every type of healthcare foodservice operation. From facility audits to turnkey foodservice solutions, the company focuses on the dining experience while developing custom solutions to meet the operational, culinary and financial demands of each healthcare facility, including acute care, assisted living, continuing care, and independent living.

According to RealFood President Ed Doyle, "With the launch of rfc Healthcare Hospitality Solutions and the addition of John Giambarresi, we are taking a major step toward our goal of bringing restaurant-quality food to every segment of the healthcare industry in a manner that's cost-effective and operationally efficient."

"Our vision is to provide resources to forward-thinking healthcare operators seeking to deliver an elevated dining experience to their patients and residents, and position hospitality as an integral part of their healthcare services," said John Giambarresi.

Prior to joining rfc Healthcare Hospitality Solutions, Giambarresi was Chief Operating Officer at DM&A, a global healthcare foodservice consulting firm. Previously, he was Corporate Director for CareMatrix, Foodservice Director for the Caritas Christi, Carleton-Willard Village, among healthcare facilities.

"John has been instrumental in operational and systemic improvements across a range of world-class healthcare facilities," said Ed Doyle.

"He has led room service conversions at such institutions as Florida Hospital, University of Alabama Birmingham and St. Josephs Syracuse; crafted senior living service enhancements at Legacy Retirement Communities and Applewood Estates; and developed Contract to Self Operations transitions at Riverside Health Systems and Huntsville Hospital, among others. John has achieved each objective including an elevated foodservice experience, increased operational efficiency and improved cost management."

About RealFood Consulting
RealFood Consulting is a full-service consulting firm providing operational, fiscal and culinary expertise to the food, beverage and healthcare industries. Founded in 1996, RealFood has offices in Boston, New York City and San Francisco.

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