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Oct. 15, 2017
Trends chefs want to disappear in 2018
What are you sick of? Here are the trends FSD's Chefs’ Council members wish would go away, including kale, fast food, pumpkin spice, healthy desserts and more. ...
Sept. 27, 2017
University expands vegan offerings
Tempeh and falafel are being offered at eateries around campus. The new items were introduced in response to students’ requests for more vegetarian and vegan dishes.
Sept. 26, 2017
Show and tell: Use menu boards to tell the full story of a meal
University of North Dakota uses digital boards to promote nutrition and food quality in their dining halls. For example, they show chefs making pizza dough and sauce from scratch to allow students to...
Sept. 15, 2017
The pros, cons and politics of removing chocolate milk
To ban or not to ban—The answer isn't as clear as some might think. These operators weigh the benefits and the downsides to getting rid of the student favorite...
Aug. 17, 2017
Make water work: Pair aquaponics produce with education
We partnered with a student group interested in aquaponics to build a recirculating fish tank and lettuce growing operation in our Oval Dining Center.
July 24, 2017
Spic and span—on a schedule
Cleaning may not be the most exciting part of foodservice, but it’s a vital one. Here's how to keep on top of a master cleaning plan as footprints change...
July 19, 2017
District eliminates chocolate milk from cafeterias
The California district said it has banned the beverage due to the amount of added sugar and extra calories it contains. The ban will begin this fall.
July 19, 2017
Visual cues: Show, don’t tell, with diagrams
Help guests pay attention to what they’re eating and understand the dietary guidelines by creating a physical plate showing the recommended USDA food portions.
July 15, 2017
On-trend meat blends
Here's how school dining halls are rethinking protein...
June 15, 2017
Indulgent buzzwords can lead diners to healthier food choices, study finds
Vegetables with labels such as “crispy” and “caramelized” were chosen more often than those with more basic descriptions.
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