Darden Restaurants CEO wins 2018 Gold Plate award
N.Y. students request more vegetarian options
Calif. bill would require some noncommercial operators to offer vegan meals
Why foodservice managers leave
How a senior living center got through an overhaul without outsourcing meal prep
Safety in the era of the school shooting
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Offer scratch card deals to boost sales
New hospital food truck to serve ramen
Check in on friendships in the workplace
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Feb. 13, 2018
How college students prefer to receive dining alerts
Here are the top five methods.
Nov. 20, 2017
Foodservice Director's best ideas of 2017
Crazy ideas—why not give them a chance? Operators go off the beaten path for FSD’s second annual celebration.
Sept. 18, 2017
CU Boulder gets top honor in foodservice tech
The university's foodservice operation was named Tech Accelerator of the Year, an honor recognizing the foodservice industry’s outstanding user of technology. ...
Sept. 18, 2017
CU Boulder named an industry leader in tech
The university and other winners of a tech accelerator award are using technology to revolutionize their business models and reshape the customer experience.
Aug. 17, 2017
Remote control rooftop systems save money, cut noise
We installed a remote refrigeration system as part of our cafeteria renovation. The main part of the system is located on the roof and controls all our refrigerated equipment.
June 17, 2017
Save trees, go paperless
Dartmouth College is going paperless with our menus and reporting, meaning no more heavy books. The college installed 10 touchscreen monitors in various locations
June 1, 2017
Sodexo tries its texting app at the K-12 level
The app, which will soon be available at a high school, allows students to get notifications from their dining program and provide feedback to dining staff.
May 15, 2017
All eyes on the future of cameras in foodservice
How new cameras have changed one college’s service.
May 3, 2017
University to replace card swipes with eye scans
The new dining hall scanners will be faster and more sanitary than the current system, school officials say.
April 14, 2017
Enable tech solutions to ease wait times
Molodaw Residences' new table management software allows diners to request specific meal times via a mobile app and allows them to space out service...
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