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Jan. 21, 2015
Massachusetts university creates additional meal periods
In response to student requests, Brandeis University now offers five meal periods per day: Breakfast, continental breakfast, lunch, limited lunch and dinner.
Jan. 20, 2015
Robots to transport food, more at new SF hospital
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...
Jan. 12, 2015
Florida school becomes certified farm
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...
Jan. 5, 2015
U. of Md. "teaching" robots how to cook
Researchers at the University of Maryland and a group of Austrian researchers teamed up to teach robots how to cook with YouTube cooking videos.
Jan. 2, 2015
University of Colorado student pushes for trayless dining
Trayless dining in university dining halls: a simple idea, but one with few case studies and fewer reliable metrics.
Dec. 23, 2014
Readers' picks 2014
FoodService Director has compiled a list of the top 10 stories of 2014, chosen by you, the readers.
Dec. 22, 2014
Wis. school district launches food feedback app
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...
Dec. 22, 2014
Teach cooking skills
Chef Henry Godfrey at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Conn., created a cooking group to support some of the hospital’s psychiatric patients.
Dec. 19, 2014
Rutgers eliminates trays, saves $300K
Rutgers University says it has saved $300,000 in the first 10 weeks since it eliminated trays in three student dining halls.
Dec. 19, 2014
"Fish to School" project brings fresh catch to Seacoast schools
Fish sticks made way for a different sea bounty at schools throughout the Seacoast on Wednesday, Dec. 11, when locally caught Acadian redfish was prepared and served in the cafeteria.
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