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Aug. 15, 2015
Dead Day Disco: late-night fuel for finals
During Dead Day, Troy University Dining Services hosts “the Cram Jam.” Students up studying come to the Trojan Dining Hall for a free, late-night breakfast.
July 23, 2015
Retirement community FSD creates video to enhance dining experience
James Renshaw, foodservice director at Texas-based Treemont, wanted to remind dining staff about their key role in providing the best-possible dining experience for residents.
July 13, 2015
‘Ciao’ to customization
At first glance, Piada may seem like just another Chipotle knock-off. But it’s gaining buzz for bringing an upscale twist to the fast casual segment.
June 29, 2015
How Yale uses real-time data to enhance customer experience
As college customers’ expectations evolve, Yale plans to leverage data to stay ahead.
June 16, 2015
How Trader Joe’s founder uses ‘fresh’ and ‘local’ to sell recovered food
Daily Table,the brainchild of Trader Joe’s founder Doug Rauch, is a not-for-profit, one-unit operation using excess food to bring affordable healthy produce to the food insecure.
June 15, 2015
Juicing limes in a squeeze
A recipe calling for fresh-squeezed lime juice spurred some quick-thinking resourcefulness by one of the demo chefs.
June 10, 2015
Mini food truck
We are designing and branding our own pushcart version of a food truck.
June 4, 2015
Florida graduate student establishes food pantry for students
One student at Florida International University has set up a food pantry as a source for nonperishable food items on campus. Students who show their identification can visit once per week, taking up...
May 4, 2015
Food Network alum teaches kids to make art out of waste
Food Network’s Gold Medal Winner Ray Duey is traveling the country showing students how to turn fruit and vegetable scraps into floral and animal masterpieces.
May 1, 2015
2015 contest winner
Susan Santos, assistant director at Penn State University in University Park, Pa., won the Steal This Idea contest held at MenuDirections 2015 in Memphis, Tenn., last month.
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