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NJ cafeteria workers press for $15 wage
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How to reduce stress at work—and not take it home
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Waste reduction results beyond the environment
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Creative snack options for anytime eating
Halal expands beyond C&U
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2016 FSD Menu Survey
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Aug. 9, 2016
USDA updates reimbursement rates for school nutrition programs
Puerto Rico was among the biggest winners of the adjustments; however, some aspects of the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs also will receive increased funding.
Aug. 9, 2016
4 issues K-12 foodservice directors are returning to this fall
Here are a few of the sticky wickets that will greet K-12 FSDs on the first day of school.
July 19, 2016
Where have all the diners gone?
The high quality of food served on the UMass campus means students aren’t visiting neighborhood eateries as frequently as those businesses might like.
June 30, 2016
How a trailer is boosting sales to high school students
A foodservice director shares how she fosters a different perception of school breakfasts and lunches by selling cafeteria-prepared food out of what's seen as an independent mobile venue...
June 28, 2016
Judge lets FSDs get confidential help from anti-union pros
Enforcement of a measure requiring employers to disclose conversations with labor consultants during unionization drives has been blocked temporarily until a pending lawsuit is decided.
June 21, 2016
USDA reports the impacts of using Medicaid data to certify students for free lunch
The data points to mixed results about the method of qualifying students for free or reduced-price lunch.
June 13, 2016
7 best practices for foodservice teams
Consultant Jim Sullivan offered some practical pointers during his educational session at the National Restaurant Association Show.
May 25, 2016
5 trends we stumbled upon at the NRA Show
Check out five trends shaping the next year in noncommercial foodservice.
May 23, 2016
Show employee appreciation with handwritten letters
Write “thank you” on every paycheck. This era tends to text thank-yous, but a handwritten note goes a long way. You can’t just preach it; it’s an active thing.
May 16, 2016
10 ways FSDs can maximize an event experience
FoodService Director spoke to operators from across noncommercial foodservice to gather their top tips on getting the most out of conferences and events.
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