Health & Wellness

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We do a rat experiment in one of our middle school health classes. One rat is fed a diet of junk food, and another is fed school lunch. The kids measure the rats’ growth and watch their...

In one of our late-night eateries, one that is known typically for its fried fare, the retail culinary team has worked to lift the menu to one that is comforting, yet different. They’ve...

To increase awareness around healthy choices we place demo plates at the entrance of the dining hall that have scoops of Crisco on them to show how much fat there is in each item. The plates show how...

We’re starting a Wellness Wednesday in our elementary schools where we will feature Chef Basil, a child chef we developed to get students to try new foods like a sweet potato casserole. If...

We started the Summit Fit Club, which is designed to reward customers for making healthier food choices in our cafeteria. Customers receive points for buying better-for-you items. For example, a...

We hosted a Farm to Table Dinner featuring food prepared with locally sourced, seasonal produce. Our menu reflected the colors and tastes of spring and provided 100% of the participant’s...

We recently began work on expanding our “Build a Better Salad” program to encompass all items in our café. Items are designed with one of three colors—green,...

We started CHEF (Corporate Healthy Eating Focus) in all our café locations and vending. A CHEF menu item is available every day. These menu items are 400 calories or less, reduced fat,...

We featured a plant-based chef gourmet meal event but did not market it as vegetarian. Our guests enjoyed the six components in four courses and while we were mainly promoting flavorful fruits and...

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