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Revenue & Promotions
Sept. 3, 2013
Selling the Bacon
We’ve put on an all-day event called PigStock, which features pork and bacon dishes, live music and prizes.
Aug. 28, 2013
Team Nutrition Campaign
We started a marketing campaign called Team Nutrition. We wanted to increase our participation but, more important, to reduce the amount of healthy items that kids were throwing away.
Aug. 15, 2013
Breakfast to Go
We added prepackaged hot breakfast sandwiches. This added 150 more transactions per day in our retail outlets.
July 25, 2013
Our dairy produces 1% chocolate milk and we serve it in our retail units and our dining halls.
June 2, 2013
We have quarterly theme parties. I usually choose the theme, but last quarter I asked the residents to choose the theme. They decided on a Valentine’s Ladies Luncheon in which the men would...
April 15, 2013
We created a coupon book for all of the departments of our campus enterprises division, which features coupons for targeted campus dining locations, bookstores, golf courses, etc. The goal is to...
April 2, 2013
Game Show Dinner
We had a game show-inspired dinner called “Let’s Make a Meal.” We divided the menu into Announcers (Appetizers), Game Show Hosts (Entrées), Co-Hosts (Sides),...
March 18, 2013
We raffle edible bouquets/arrangements to promote fruit and vegetable intake. The bouquets are similar to what you see in an Edible Arrangements’ basket, with fresh fruits and vegetables...
March 13, 2013
Don’t Forget Produce
Now that students must take a fruit or vegetable to make a reimbursable meal, we started a Don’t Forget campaign. We have signs and stickers and we created a logo. It’s all about...
March 10, 2013
We have several new technology pilots. We are shortly rolling out Net Nutrition so residents have the ability to access nutritional information regarding the menu items we serve. We also have an...
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