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Jan. 10, 2014
We offer color-contrast trays with meal orders to better assist visually impaired patients and enhance their dining experience. The trays help the patient see the outline and location of items, such...
Dec. 31, 2013
Teaching health young
Every year during take your children to work day, we host a healthy cooking demonstration. The kids are actually helping to make the dish.
Nov. 14, 2013
Find healthy items easier
All of our dining facilities have a touch screen that allows students to access nutritional information for all menu items. All of our “Healthy Choice” suggestions are prominent...
Nov. 10, 2013
Utilize Nutritional Info
I email foodservice and wellness tips to parents, which include nutrition information. The publications are called “Nutrition Nuggets” and “Teen Food & Fitness,...
Oct. 31, 2013
Focus on Vegan
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...
Oct. 7, 2013
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...
Sept. 27, 2013
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...
Sept. 24, 2013
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...
Sept. 3, 2013
Managing Food Allergies
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...
Sept. 3, 2013
A Healthier Grilled Cheese Sandwich
We switched our bread for grilled cheese sandwiches to whole wheat.
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