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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...
chef cooking
Chef Henry Godfrey at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Conn., created a cooking group to support some of the hospital’s psychiatric patients.
Rutgers University says it has saved $300,000 in the first 10 weeks since it eliminated trays in three student dining halls.
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.
market fresh produce
There’s no space for us to invite local farmers to do a farmers market. So we had our produce company bring in local produce.
food picture menu
We have a lot of Burmese patients who have literacy issues and can’t read our menus, so we started a room service style just for them.

Conventional industry wisdom has long maintained that trends start in fine dining and trickle down through the various foodservice strata.

The University of Utah has a new pantry for students who are experiencing food insecurity. It’s called the Feed U Pantry.
dietitian-food-fruit
We use technology to give students a chance to connect directly with me in our “Ask the Dietitian” series.

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