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Sept. 15, 2017
Show and tell: Use menu boards to tell the full story of a meal
University of North Dakota uses digital boards to promote nutrition and food quality in their dining halls. For example, they show chefs making pizza dough and sauce from scratch to allow students to...
July 19, 2017
Visual cues: Show, don’t tell, with diagrams
Help guests pay attention to what they’re eating and understand the dietary guidelines by creating a physical plate showing the recommended USDA food portions.
June 17, 2017
‘Super’ branding brings fun angle to food
Lunch assistants are titled and trained as Nutrition Promoters. They hand out prizes and give motivation and encouragement to students to try new foods.
March 13, 2017
Food as medicine
With all the hype around probiotics, the Cancer Treatment Centers of America created a daily dish that incorporates probiotics in addition to prebiotics.
March 13, 2017
To make safe food as accessible as possible for guests with allergies, Carnegie Mellon University is creating an allergy-friendly kitchen.
Feb. 13, 2017
Attract guests to healthy options with inviting signs
When an FSD visited Minneapolis Public Schools, she noticed big branded signs on top of the salad bars. When she got back to her district, she recreated them.
Dec. 13, 2016
Sponsor wellness initiatives
As part of our wellness program, we offer incentives based on some type of health metric. Once a year, we cover the cost for team members to participate in a 5k race.
Aug. 15, 2016
Create targeted social media accounts
North Carolina State University has Twitter and Instagram accounts and uses the hashtag #WellFedWolfPack to highlight healthy and delicious foods on the menu.
May 16, 2016
Show off veggies by cooking in rotisseries
Stanford University changed out rotisserie spits for vegetable baskets so that the vegetables look as appetizing as possible while students watch them cooking.
Jan. 19, 2016
Color-coded utensils help identify healthful choices
Virginia Commonwealth University uses Meet @ Balance: a colored tongs system at an all-you-care-to-eat salad bar. The tongs help advise healthfulness.
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