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Oct. 28, 2015
Food-truck vendor says school district cost him money
Garrett Blinn, owner of the Buttz Food Truck, alleges that Houston ISD severed his contract because the name of his truck and the food he sells would offend pork eaters.
Oct. 27, 2015
University students voice concerns about foodservice vendor
Although Lancer Hospitality has added items to the foodservice program at San Antonio College, students aren’t happy about the prices.
Oct. 26, 2015
Affordable produce boosts sales
St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network reduced the price on the salad-bar items by 25 percent to help promote proper nutrition and healthful eating...
Oct. 13, 2015
3 reasons to do your homework before joining CEP
As the Community Eligibility Provision grows in popularity, a K-12 FSD advises peers to conduct some research before applying.
Sept. 22, 2015
Sales tax implemented at university dining halls
Starting this year, students who are not on a meal plan will have to pay sales tax at Northwestern University dining halls.
Sept. 22, 2015
Private Conn. universities limit eggs due to Avian Flu
While the Avian Flu has yet to impact the state’s public universities, Quinnipiac University and Albertus Magnus College have cut down—and are even working on eliminating—the use of eggs at breakfast.
Sept. 15, 2015
How to use lesser-known fish to cut costs
When one FSD places his seafood order for the week, the sales rep lets him know what's available at his price point. He labels it "Catch of the Week."...
Aug. 31, 2015
Miami University turns food waste into water
The university has invested in an eco-friendly waste disposal system that breaks down food waste from its dining halls, and turns it into treatable water, reducing the amount of trash sent to...
Aug. 27, 2015
University retools green initiative due to falling student participation
Washington University Dining Services eliminated buy-in fees and discount incentives from its Eco To-Go compostable boxes system in an effort to improve student engagement and ultimately reduce waste.
Aug. 24, 2015
Going whole hog: DIY butchering
We started butchering whole animals in our kitchen. We plan with our staff to make sure [daily] production is done ahead, so we can take a day to butcher.
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