new concepts

The idea of mash-ups, embodied by the now-ubiquitous cronut, is a concept that non-commercial operators are taking to new heights.
Foodservice professionals and educators attended the 2015 Massachusetts Farm to Cafeteria Conference to learn best practices and share ideas on how to improve their farm-to-school programs.
The Healthy School Meals Realized through Techonology (SMART) Schools is a program designed by preventative medicine experts to track students’ food choices when cafeteria workers scan a student’s...
In response to student requests, Brandeis University now offers five meal periods per day: Breakfast, continental breakfast, lunch, limited lunch and dinner.
The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center at Mission Bay will employ 25 robots to traverse the 800,000-square-foot hospital, carrying food trays, pharmaceuticals, and even...
It's official. Pine Grove Elementary School is a school — and a farm. The school has a lot of gardens, and it can legally sell its produce to the school cafeteria and to the public...
Researchers at the University of Maryland and a group of Austrian researchers teamed up to teach robots how to cook with YouTube cooking videos.
Trayless dining in university dining halls: a simple idea, but one with few case studies and fewer reliable metrics.
top 10 2014
FoodService Director has compiled a list of the top 10 stories of 2014, chosen by you, the readers.
Near the end of the 2013-14 school year, the Elmbrook School District launched a new "Nutrislice" application that can be accessed online or through a smartphone...

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