Laura Fellows has been named the new executive chef at Lansing-based Sparrow Hospital.
Fellows will oversee food quality and safety, and develop menus, and recipes among her many responsibilities. She supports and mentors a staff that includes more than two dozen cooks and scores of others who prepare and serve more than 1,300 individually made-to-order patient meals and 5,000 retail meals on a daily basis.
Fellows comes to Sparrow from a varied culinary background, including artisan farm-to-table restaurants, a major convention center catering events, and a nonprofit providing nutrition to people with life-threatening illnesses. Most recently, she was the executive sous chef for Aramark at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
Fellows graduated from the New England Culinary Institute in Burlington, Vt.