Gourmet meals provide that "special touch" to a hospital stay
February 14, 2007 12:50am CST
Where would not you expect to find a chef extraordin hospital food service,the once ill-reputed home of the bland and blah.now it's the place to be.just ask Venus Dejesus,hospital pastry chef in Dallas,Texas."i worked at hotel Crescent Court in Dallas for four years under a three-time world champion pastry chef."said Dejesus."i learned and perfected most of my skills at the hotel."by bringing more culinary experts on board,hospitals are becoming known for hospitality.many seek seasoned cooks and wait staff that can cater to a sick patient's palate without sacrificing taste."this helps elevate the meal experience to a higher level,making the patient feel more special,"said James Pond,editor in chief of Foodservice Director magazine...