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Upgrading the center of the plate
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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...
March 13, 2017
Deliver on promises for food security
A number of students in Springfield Public Schools' district study remotely due to circumstances such as chronic illness, so they hired a driver to deliver meals...
Dec. 13, 2016
Become a summer feeding site
A lot of families were hit hard from the recession, so we decided to become a summer feeding site. We later expanded our program year-round, funneling the operation out of our retail location.
Nov. 15, 2016
Getting instant customer feedback
Eric Eisenberg, corporate executive chef at Swedish Health Services in Seattle, created a policy to make sure each accolade gets to the right person.
Sept. 15, 2016
Drive business with targeted meal deals
Northwest Community Hospital offers a $5 Senior Supper Club for dine-in or carry-out. Guests are appreciative of us doing something special for area seniors.
Aug. 15, 2016
Outdoor dining offers a differentiated experience
During the summer, Sturd Memorial hospital likes to offer an outdoor dining experience with our Patio BBQ every Friday, allowing staff to get creative.
Aug. 15, 2016
Install ordering systems in waiting areas
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has remote kiosks in the visitors’ waiting area where visitors can order food and pay, and they'll deliver it...
July 19, 2016
Display ideas on the big screen
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation makes and broadcasts short YouTube videos on TV monitors to educate customers about cooking techniques while also displaying menus.
July 19, 2016
When potential students visit North Carolina State University, they are matched up with a student from the allergy support group for a dining tour.
June 15, 2016
Let residents serve as culinary ambassadors
Acts Retirement-Life Communities does a monthly Meal In The Life, where residents of different cultures serve as ambassadors to help coordinate the program.
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