Harvard and dining staff reach tentative agreement
Students steal thousands of plates from dining hall
Cooking competition aims to get students amped for lunch
How to keep customers on-site for coffee
New rules of open kitchen etiquette
Foodservice uniforms: Form, function and flair
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Reverse concepting: Brand from the inside
No end to surprises in foodservice
Rubber gloves get benched
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Chicken soup for the low-sodium soul
Chefs’ Council: Menu-shaping trends for 2017
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K-12 Census: Making the effort
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Feb. 29, 2016
6 lessons from MenuDirections
FoodService Director’s annual immersion in culinary trends, the MenuDirections conference, opened Sunday with a look at delivering health, sustainability and excitement. Here are some of the...
Feb. 18, 2016
Noncommercial sector to grow moderately in 2016, NRA says
Contract-managed facilities should enjoy a slightly stronger increase, and the gains will not be evenly shared among major segments, according to the National Restaurant Association's just-...
Feb. 17, 2016
K-12 foodservices take on Mother Nature
Knowing some children won’t eat if access to cafeteria meals is cut off, school foodservices are finding ways to stay in operation when bad weather cancels classes.
Feb. 5, 2016
Silicon Valley cafeteria workers look to unionize
Unite Here is citing high housing costs and the pay of executives as proof that it needs to represent the employees of Intel’s Guckenheimer-managed foodservice.
Dec. 30, 2015
How state budget crises are impacting food security on college campuses
As 2016 gets underway with state budgets still not approved in Illinois and Pennsylvania, state grants for higher education remain in limbo. For some students, that means not having enough money for...
Dec. 15, 2015
50 'great ideas' from restaurants
Not only are these ideas imaginative and inspiring, they work hard to improve business and drive trends. They are easy to steal for noncommercial as well.
Aug. 26, 2015
Sodexo Leisure, The Lucques Group tapped as new foodservice providers at Hollywood Bowl
The foodservice provider, in partnership with the Los Angeles-based culinary company, has signed a 10-year contract to provide exclusive food and restaurant services at the summer concert venue.
July 13, 2015
The buzz on honey bees
The National Strategy to Promote the Health of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators aims to reduce honey bee colony losses during winter to no more than 15%.
April 30, 2015
Delaware North takes a hit at Camden Yards
The baseball stadium’s concessionaire won’t say how much the disruptions in the Orioles’ schedule have hurt business, but another source indicates it's considerable...
March 30, 2015
Former Condé Nast cafeteria dodges demolition
The Frank Gehry-designed cafeteria in the New York City 4 Times Square skyscraper will be retained by the building’s new owners.
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