Dining services at St. John's Northwestern Military Academy are provided by Lancer Hospitality. Lancer Hospitality is owned by Glenn Baron, company founder, and Steve Craver. Mr. Baron and Mr. Craver have been friends since junior high school and business partners since 1979. Their first enterprise together was creating and running Blue Bell Enterprises, an ice cream vending company that at one time included 125 ice cream trucks. While the two no longer own ice cream trucks, their business has grown to include retail food and beverage service in college and corporate cafeterias, K-12 schools and large public attractions.
Lancer Hospitality is a well-established company with more than 30 years in the hospitality management industry. Lancer takes pride in providing professional management services in a variety of settings and serving a diversity of clients. As a smaller, owner-operated company, Lancer establishes personal, long lasting partnerships with the clients it serves. At the same time, Lancer is led by a group of professionals who bring experience in all areas of hospitality management.
Lancer's team of hospitality professionals have years of experience serving a diversity of contracts, clients and facilities. Lancer provides management services in the areas of catering, education, business and industry, cultural attractions, and vending. Lancer's expertise includes on-site kitchen management for large and small client, personnel management, marketing and promotions, facility and kitchen maintenance, and kitchen and dining room layout and design.