new concepts

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...
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.

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