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March 13, 2017
Redesign or new construction?
When revamping, the design process can feel like fitting together the pieces of a puzzle: What needs to fit in the space, what’s the most efficient flow and more?
May 24, 2016
3 new concepts shaking up C&U
Check out how these universities are capturing off-campus students, slicing labor in half and shrinking pre-consumer food waste.
May 16, 2016
9 designs that shine
These operations are not just keeping up with consumers; they are setting the pace, creating concepts that are just as transformative, adaptable and resourceful as the people they are serving.
March 11, 2016
Diner-friendly design fix takes Steal This Idea prize
Damian Monticello took the prize in our MenuDirections contest with his team’s idea for helping disabled customers reach displayed products.
Dec. 15, 2015
How to ready facilities for a natural disaster
Operators in states where earthquakes, hurricanes, flooding and tornadoes are commonplace are keeping natural disasters in mind when designing or renovating.
Dec. 15, 2015
3 lessons learned from renovations
A renovation often is an opportunity to re-energize a cafeteria space, but along with fresh designs and new equipment comes hindsight that can be applied.
Sept. 15, 2015
How to operate smoothly during renovations
Operators who have taken the renovation plunge find that planning, communication and some improvisation are critical to keeping operations humming.
June 30, 2015
Hospital foodservice moved to school during renovation
Jefferson Healthcare’s foodservice is preparing meals at Port Townsend School District’s kitchen facilities while the hospital undergoes the first phase of a $20 million renovation.
Feb. 16, 2015
Ohio school district earns funds for serving lines
Just before Christmas, Oak Hills School District in Cincinnati was awarded a federal grant to upgrade equipment at an elementary school.
Dec. 9, 2014
San Francisco schools roll out student-centered cafeterias
SFUSD’s Future Dining Experience will change that by transforming lunchrooms into social, functional spaces and, in turn, increasing school meal participation.
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