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July 24, 2017
Big names, small ops
Here’s how to bring a national brand to your space. While many operators are developing their own in-house brands, sometimes nothing but the big names will do.
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.
April 15, 2016
Should consumers be given a junk food option?
Group Editor Kelly Killian hunted down a vending machine after MenuDirections one night, only to find it full of protein bars and healthy snacks.
March 22, 2016
A 99% portable operation feeds conference-goers in Austin
A behind-the-scenes tour of the movable foodservice operations at Austin Convention Center in Texas during its busiest event of the year.
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
Hospital cafeterias to be replaced with retail
Cafeterias are closing down at some Quinte Health Care hospitals and will be replaced with auxiliary cafes or retail food operations.
Dec. 11, 2015
Student-run cafe to open on campus
The Colby Café, created by the Colby Coffee Club, will be a student-run cafe that operates six hours per day, Thursday through Sunday nights.
Aug. 15, 2015
Healthy vending checks into the hospital
Luke Saunders is out to prove healthy meals can come at the push of a button with Farmer’s Fridge, a line of vending machines stocked with healthy foods.
July 1, 2015
Campus mug maps help students know where to eat
To help freshman residents easily find our dining locations on campus while promoting sustainability, we give them reusable mugs with a campus map design that highlights our dining locations.
May 28, 2015
Hummus to remain at UC-Riverside
The school reversed its decision to remove a branded hummus from the cafeteria. A group of students had demanded the product be dropped because of allegations the supplier had connections to the...
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