Gina began her career with Durango 9-R in 2018 as a Rover Cook. Gina says she enjoys cooking for the kids. Gina was promoted to Rover Manager in August 2019. She and her staff of Rover Cooks support all 9-R kitchens by covering absences and providing extra assistance. Gina also bakes a variety of gluten free foods for our kitchens for our gluten free students.
Gina has over 20 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. She has earned a Level 1 Student Nutrition Association certificate and a Food Safety certificate. Gina continues to expand her professional development with additional Student Nutrition Association and district offered courses. In her spare time, Gina enjoys biking, cooking, hiking, and skiing.
Fun fact: During her lifetime, Gina once lived in an RV for two years, moving and working seasonally in a variety of National Parks. Gina spent the winter of 2002 in the Park City, Utah area working in the Olympics!