We are pleased to announce that Kevin Zona has been hired as the Food Service Director at MCI Concord.
Kevin is an excellent communicator with superb interpersonal and organizational skills. Prior to accepting this position, Kevin served as the owner and operator of two successful catering services and restructured a bar / eatery into a full service Italian restaurant. He developed the largest outside dining area on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester, MA. Kevin brings experience and a proven track record of success in the area of overseeing all aspects of food service including effectively staying within budget, managing inventory and purchasing, which will be invaluable in meeting the goals and objectives here at the DOC. Kevin has also lectured students at the Bridge of Central Massachusetts relative to proper food preparation. We are confident that Kevin is an excellent match for this position and a strong asset to the DOC.
Kevin graduated from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island with a degree in Culinary Arts.
We are also pleased to welcome Matthew Strauss as our Food Director for the Souza Baranowski Correctional Center.
Matt comes to the DOC with over 15 years of experience in the tourism, convention and visitor industry with a primary focus on sales, marketing, financial and operational objectives within large organizations. He has interfaced with both public and private institutions consisting of heavy interaction with both state and local officials as well as governmental agencies such as the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and the Massachusetts Port Authority.
Matt received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Food Service Management from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.