The University of California, Santa Cruz is converting its Cowell Coffee Shop into a “multi-service basic needs cafe” to aid students facing food insecurity .
The new cafe is being created through a partnership with dining services, the school’s center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems and UCSC’s Cowell College. Due to open at the start of the fall semester, the lower part of the cafe will continue to be a study space for students (with free coffee and tea) and will also host nutrition and financial wellness programming.
Upstairs, the kitchen will be used as a...
What prompts foodservice managers to clean out their offices and head out with a last paycheck? A new survey suggests the triggers may be changing with the times.
The canvass of 2,000 restaurant professionals, conducted by placement firm Gecko Hospitality, shows lifestyle issues abounding among the top 10 reasons for parting with a restaurant employer last year.
Here are the gender-specific lists:Top 10 reasons female managers leave
1. Better opportunity
4. Not satisfied
5. No growth
Students at Kalamazoo College last week participated in a vegan desserts class put on by the school’s dining services.
During the class, students learned how to make a vegan banana cake and vegan black bean brownies, according to the Kalamazoo, Mich., college’s website . They took tips from Sarah Ross, a baker who works in the dining services department.
Until now, not many dining services events have involved teaching skills, Tabitha Skornia, dining services marketing coordinator, told the site. However, the department is changing that to keep up with students’ evolving...
The Louisiana Senate is asking the state’s Education Department to create a task force to ensure every student gets a meal at school, KLFY reports.
The task force resolution was OKed after a bill that sought to end lunch shaming failed to pass the Senate Education Committee last month. State lawmakers say the bill, which was backed by the Louisiana House, failed to pass due to worries about districts losing money.
Members of the community, however, are upset that the resolution does not fully ban lunch shaming. A reporter at KLFY created a Facebook poll asking local...