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Weather the storm: Go beyond primary vendors during natural disasters
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July 18, 2017
When catering goes wrong
How to prepare for the unexpected.
July 15, 2017
The industry that never sleeps
This month, FoodService Director takes a deep dive into catering, from the latest in menus to starting a new program and what happens when an event goes off the rails.
May 4, 2016
FDA unveils menu-labeling enforcement start, final requirements
The agency set a date and spelled out the once-vague guidelines.
April 4, 2016
Freeze bowls for a dramatic presentation
Plymouth State University Catering Director Colleen Brewer created ice bowls for a creative event to help showcase an extravagant salad bar.
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...
Jan. 30, 2015
Ohio jail accepts proposals from Aramark for food services
Despite bad publicity about the company’s food delivery services in state facilities, Lorain County officials say they have a good working relationship with Aramark.
Jan. 28, 2015
Where does the buffet stop and food theft start on campus?
College students consider take-away food a privilege of expensive meal plans, but one university says stolen food adds up to $50,000 annually.
Jan. 26, 2015
ESPN: Food plays major role in recruiting college athletes
Will the importance to potential star recruits put pressure on FSDs to deliver better fare?
Jan. 26, 2015
Group accused of stealing $20k from UT concession stand
Police say the foodservice contractor was conned into giving concessions to a group that was far from a legitimate non-profit.
Jan. 21, 2015
Sodexo tells GWU foodservice employees layoffs inevitable
Union representatives received email from Sodexo stating that two J Street workers would be laid off because of university-mandated cutbacks. But the university, facing a $20 million budget shortfall...
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