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I’m a vegan so that is something we’ve really been focusing on in our dining halls. You want to start by offering flavorful, well-prepared vegan options. We offer vegan options at...

We do Discover The Taste tables in all of our facilities on a regular basis. We present menu items that meet the parameters for healthy eating at the entrance to the cafés for customers to...

We have cameras in our schools. At our monthly accident review board meeting we view videos of accidents so that the staff can see how people get hurt. This visual education helps prevent future...

One of our dietetic interns collected uneaten food from waste bins and built a “waste buffet” to demonstrate to students how much food they take but don’t even touch...

We host many camps over the summer. In the past, parents of children with food allergies have been nervous about sending their kids to summer camp, even though we have an excellent allergen program...

We switched our bread for grilled cheese sandwiches to whole wheat. 

Everyone is talking about how hospital foodservice operations will be affected by the Affordable Care Act, but no one is talking about how LTC facilities will be involved. 

We developed a line of housemade gluten-free/vegan burgers. We bound them with processed Rice Chex, garbanzo bean flour and/or flax seeds. This change increased our healthy burger consumption by 75%.

People love desserts, so in an attempt to help guests who want a sweet ending to their meal we now cut our desserts into bite-sized portions. That way they can have the treat and not feel guilty...

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