District names new Director of Food and Nutrition Services

Lake Travis ISD Assistant Superintendent for Business, Financial and Auxiliary Services Johnny Hill is pleased to announce the promotion of Ryan Mikolaycik as the District's Director of Food and Nutrition Services, effective April 23.  Ryan replaces Traci Miller who recently accepted a position with food and support services company Compass Group USA.  

Ryan Mikolaycik

Ryan Mikolaycik

Ryan possesses more than 15 years of work experience in the hospitality management and food and beverage industries.  Most recently, he served as the District’s Assistant Director of Food and Nutrition Services, a position he has held since 2013.  Working alongside Traci, Ryan helped to improve menu development and food quality within USDA school nutrition guidelines; implement new systems to improve food storage monitoring and reduce food waste; and increase overall program efficiency and profitability.

Ryan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from California State Polytechnic University.  He and his wife Amber have two children, Ethan and Emily—both of whom attend Lake Travis Elementary School. 

As Director of Food and Nutrition Services for Lake Travis ISD, Ryan will manage the food service program and supervise food service operations throughout the district; plan and implement programs that meet regulatory and nutritional requirements for students; promote the development of nutritional practices and policies; and maintain safe and sanitary kitchens and cafés.