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foodservice management advisory company executive

Charnette Norton, American foodservice management advisory company executive.


Norton, Charnette was born on November 17, 1941 in Plattsburg, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Robert Rea and Helen Louise (Ditmars) Norton.


Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition, University Missouri, Columbia, 1963. Master of Science in Food Systems Management, University Missouri, Columbia, 1976. Postgraduate, University Wisconsin, Kenosha, 1976.

Postgraduate, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1981.


Various food service management positions hospitality and health care organizations. Information specialist University Missouri College Home Economics, Columbia. Product manager American Hospital Supply Corporation, McGaw Park, Illinois, 1974-1976.

Director dietetics Bethany Medical Center, 1976-1982. Director food and nutrition services University Chicago Medical Center, 1982-1986. Director nutrition and foodsvcs.

University Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 1986-1988. President The Norton Group, Missouri City, Texas, since 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles and abstracts to professional journals.


Colonel United States Army Reserve. Member American Dietetic Association (continuing education committee, council on practice 1988-1989, quality assurance committee 1989-1991, chairman division management practice 1989-1990, member nomination committee members with management responsibilities in health care delivery system 1992-1993, chairman dietitians in business communications dietetic practice group), Texas Dietetic Association, South Dietetic Association, American Hospital Food Service Administrators, Society for Food Service Management, National Association College and University Food Services, Health Care Foodsvc. Management, Food Service Consultant International (professional designee), Roundtable for Women in Food Service, Gamma Sigma Delta, Omicron Nu, Phi Epsilon Omicron.


Robert Rea Norton

Helen Louise (Ditmars) Norton