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Dec. 8, 2015
Boston high school creates entrees through test-kitchen model
The goal is not only to introduce students to healthy foods but also to save money, officials say.
Nov. 9, 2015
University restaurant teaches students business sense
NIU’s student-run restaurant Ellington’s features seasonal and locally sourced food not just because it’s trendy, but also because it makes good business sense.
Nov. 4, 2015
College’s wood-fired oven fuels student careers
Kennebec Valley College’s new wood-fired oven allows students to cook with the trendy, new device and develop skill sets valuable to foodservice work.
Nov. 2, 2015
Pay employees to pick up new skills
During our two weeks of training in May, we let people do things away from their job scope, [such as] learning to be a bartender or learning cake design.
Oct. 20, 2015
How quick training sessions get staff up to speed
76 percent of foodservice directors cited finding time for staff training as their top training challenge in FoodService Director’s 2014 Big Picture Survey.
Oct. 15, 2015
How to handle eating disorders
How should workers handle a situation in which they suspect a diner has an eating disorder? HR insider is here with tips on how to spot and what to do.
Oct. 15, 2015
How job satisfaction leads to good customer service
This year we’ve really changed our focus to be on customer service. So we implemented some aspects of the FISH! Philosophy, based on Pike Place Fish Market.
Oct. 15, 2015
6 strategies to cut down customer wait times
Lengthy lines are a thorn in the side of any foodservice operation and can lead to cranky customers and lower profits if fewer diners are processed.
Oct. 8, 2015
Culinary program runs campus fine-dining restaurant
Students a South Seattle College serve up French-inspired dishes for less than $10 at Alhadeff Grill.
Sept. 28, 2015
Make hallway lunch carts accessible to students
Lakota Local School District uses carts to take meals down the hallways, so students don’t have to come to the cafeteria to get breakfast or lunch.
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