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Although there are many models for evaluating competency, Penn State University's Jim Korner has had success with a system that includes five broad disciplines...
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Management is more than just budgets and labor schedules; a key aspect is adding excitement to an operation. Be sure to add a bit of change to spice things up.
Here’s an interview tip: When asked about management style, don’t respond that you enjoy making people cry. This and other sage wisdom on why hiring managers don’t extend job offers.
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Sure, foodservice interns will be washing dishes. But the experience also should be a valuable one for operators and short-term hires alike. Here’s how to seek out quality interns, and make the most...
The tactics shared included methods to reduce waste and increase sales of healthy items, such as giving vegetables creative names and placing white milk first in the lunch line.
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With everything else on an FSD's plate, sickness might be the last thing they want to consider. However, one FSD learned some lessons when struck by the flu...
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The first thing Lorna Donatone will say if you ask for career advice is to get involved in the leadership of diversity programs. Here are 3 more tips.
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When it comes to non-native English speakers, operations can take a few extra steps to ensure everyone is on the same page and ready to succeed.
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Because Pueblo City Schools' director of nutrition services started midyear, she took the opportunity to put on a uniform and work one day with each cook...
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Face-to-face interactions mean customer service skills for staff are more important than ever. Here are the best training methods for diner satisfaction.

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