Congratulations to Belinda Lopez, Parker’s Director of Dining Services, for being named one of two Managers of the Year by CulinArt, the provider of meal services in our campus cafés. 

Belinda received her award during CulinArt parent company Compass Group’s annual Night of the Stars Celebration, which recognizes outstanding achievement by Compass teammates across the U.S. and Canada. Winners were honored at a two-day event in Orlando.

Belinda with her award and posing with Mike Purcell (President of Culinart) and Kristy Weiss (the other Manager of the Year winner).

Belinda, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, has more than 20 years of experience in the food and beverage industry, having worked in restaurants and country clubs in California. She was nominated for the award for her achievements since becoming the Director of Dining Services at Francis Parker School in April 2021. 

Belinda’s hard work ensures that breakfast and lunchtime run smoothly for Parker students, faculty, and staff. We are so grateful for her dedication, and for all she does for our community. Thank you, Belinda, and congratulations on the great honor!