District adds activities to summer meal program
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School combines exercise with Breakfast After the Bell
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Feb. 13, 2018
Snap a pic: Have students use smartphones to document preferences
One operation started a 50-member vegan team in response to students expressing the need for more vegan options.
Jan. 29, 2018
What’s cooking at U.S. Bank Stadium for Super Bowl LII?
Aramark is serving up Minnesota specialties along with Patriots’ and Eagles’ tribute food. ...
Oct. 16, 2017
Foodservice brands get creative with social
Streaming video keeps the chatter going. To capture customers’ attention for a longer period of time, restaurant brands are trying some outside-the-box ideas with Facebook’s live video tool.
Oct. 15, 2017
7 foodservice buzzwords trending now
Two kinds of burgers and upcycling make the list! Frose, sushi burgers and single-item restaurants are hot topics as of late. Here’s what’s trending now.
Oct. 15, 2017
Invitation only with guest chefs
Shaler Area School District started inviting chefs and FSDs from other districts to come prepare lunch. Through featuring different chefs and chef-inspired meals, the students have been looking...
Aug. 22, 2017
Fun and games: Think inside the box for team building
Not only was our trip to the Escape Room a training a great team-building experience, but it supported a local new business and gave our staff a memorable experience.
June 17, 2017
‘Super’ branding brings fun angle to food
Lunch assistants are titled and trained as Nutrition Promoters. They hand out prizes and give motivation and encouragement to students to try new foods.
May 15, 2017
Foodservice: New is easy—right is hard
Every foodservice operator wants to offer more contemporary items in order to please their customer base and keep chefs challenged and engaged. But finding that just-right item takes work.
March 3, 2017
Cafeteria gets creative to encourage healthy eating
Dining staff are using easy-to-replicate displays to draw students to nutritious choices.
Feb. 27, 2017
Betti Wiggins named FSD of the Year 2017
The longtime FSD was honored for championing farm-to-fork fare and healthy options for K-12 students.
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