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March 28, 2017
State legislature takes aim at lunch shaming
If signed into law, a recently passed bill would require that New Mexico students receive school lunch even if they have unpaid meal debt.
March 13, 2017
Out of time on overtime
Noncommercial operators deal with the aftermath of a wage law in purgatory.
March 10, 2017
District expands spring break meal service
School officials estimate that adding the service at 21 schools will cost $10,000 in additional labor.
March 10, 2017
Schedule switch, smoothies boost breakfast participation
A high school has more than doubled its average number of school breakfasts served.
March 3, 2017
UW-Madison may accept food stamps in dining halls
If a new proposal is greenlit, the university’s dining halls could accept food stamps as soon as next fall.
Feb. 23, 2017
University debuts program to fight food insecurity
The FSD-run program grants meals to students who are not on a meal plan and who are struggling financially.
Dec. 13, 2016
Pizza ovens are bringing in the dough
Wood-fired, coal-fired, brick—specialty pizza ovens are no small investment, but operators are finding that the equipment gives rise to a new slice of customers.
Dec. 13, 2016
Engage staff to help meet financial goals
Letting team members in on the financials of your operation can help engage them in the mission to get out of the red by generating revenue or cutting costs.
Nov. 10, 2016
University cuts free shift meals
Some students are protesting a change requiring peer workers to pay for meals eaten during a shift.
Nov. 9, 2016
Minimum wage to rise in 4 states
Foodservice operators in four states will be required to pay a higher minimum wage as a result of voters’ decision on Tuesday to enact a pay hike.
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