Matthew Pasco Promoted to Food Service Director at Brookings Health System

  • January 22, 2015
Matthew Pasco
Matthew Pasco

Matthew Pasco was recently promoted by Sodexo, the managing food services company at Brookings Health System, to the food service director position.

In this role, Pasco is responsible for providing team leadership, overseeing expenses and directing daily food service operations at both Brookings Health System’s hospital and nursing home. He also oversees menu evaluation and planning, kitchen and storage facility sanitation, and food safety.

Pasco has spent the past three years as the chef manager at Brookings Health System. His prior experience also includes two years as Sodexo’s chef manager at William Penn University in Oskaloosa, Iowa and three years as the assistant kitchen manager at Gateway Casino and Lounge in Sioux Falls. He holds an associate’s degree in culinary arts from The Art Institute of California – Los Angeles and also is a certified dietary manager.

For more information on Brookings Health System’s dietary services, please visit

About Brookings Health System

Brookings Health System, located in Brookings, South Dakota, includes a 49-bed hospital, a 79-bed The Neighborhoods at Brookview nursing home, Brookhaven Estates senior living apartments, Yorkshire Eye Clinic, Arlington Medical Center and White Medical Clinic. It is a non-profit, city-owned facility that offers the community a full range of inpatient, outpatient, surgical and extended care services. The emergency room is staffed 24 hours a day and provides around the clock patient needs ranging from minor injuries to life threatening crises. For more information about the services offered at Brookings Health System, please call (605) 696-9000 or visit us on the Web at