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March 13, 2015
Partner with other departments
We developed a partnership with our district’s staff-development department to establish an annual training schedule.
March 11, 2015
USDA announces nationwide school food training program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that the nationwide rollout of its Team Up for School Nutrition Success training program will be complete by September 2015.
March 4, 2015
4 strategies to stay ahead of a foodservice controversy
Consumers are so keyed into social issues that the slightest comment about organics or GMOs could set off a food war, LYFE Kitchen’s Mike Donahue warned operators attending MenuDirections. He offered...
March 1, 2015
MenuDirections opens with a look at menu planners as service proponents
Bell’s presentation, “Absolutely Everything Counts,” focused on the importance of delivering outstanding customer service through words and body language, not just interactions with customers.
Feb. 27, 2015
Student: Sodexo employees don’t always comply with gluten-free guidelines
A student at Doane College says though Sodexo has gluten-free training and processes, not all employees adhere to them, making her food unsafe.
Feb. 16, 2015
Employees as teachers
The program takes employees such as line servers and dishwashers and pair them with chefs and cooks to teach them about food.
Dec. 29, 2014
Corey Cozzens has made an impact on Utah State dining services by implementing sustainability initiatives and driving environmentally focused challenges.
Dec. 22, 2014
Teach cooking skills
Chef Henry Godfrey at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Conn., created a cooking group to support some of the hospital’s psychiatric patients.
Dec. 15, 2014
Online staff training
We have gone to electronic inservice training, because it was hard to get everyone to attend training in person.
Nov. 25, 2014
Summer culinary camp
Twenty children between the ages of 10 and 18 received two days of instruction and hands-on experience in the kitchen, then put their knowledge to the test cooking for family and friends.
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