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July 10, 2012
Spring Independent School District, Houston
Late last year FSD had the chance to visit Melanie Konarik, director of child nutrition for the Spring Independent School District in Houston. Spring ISD, the 2008 District of the Year award...
July 2, 2012
Summer Eats: FSD's Tastiest Tacos
Is there a more perfect food than the taco? From fish and shrimp-filled varities to Asian fusion versions, FSD presents these recipes as evidence that a taco-consuming summer is in your operation...
June 25, 2012
SODO Kitchen, Starbucks Headquarters, Seattle
Starbucks doesn't just want to wake up the world with caffeine. The company also has made a commitment to promote its socially responsible practices, a commitment that the foodservice...
May 3, 2012
The Studio, University of Kansas, Lawrence
April 26, 2012
Habanero's, University of California, Riverside
When Dining Services' Mexican concept at the University of California, Riverside, just wasn't delivering how the department wanted it to, Cheryl Garner, executive director of Dining...
April 17, 2012
Anatomy of a Food Truck, University of California, Riverside
What makes a successful food truck? FSD spoke to Gustavo Plascencia, general manager of safety, sustainability and projects for Dining Services at the University of California, Riverside, about his...
March 30, 2012
Corporate Image Dining Services
FSD recently had the opportunity to visit Salvatore Cantalupo, corporate chef for Stamford, Conn.-based Corporate Image Dining Services, who showed us around three of his company's accounts...
March 26, 2012
Feast, University of California, Los Angeles
Feast, the new all-asian dining hall at the University of California, Los Angeles, was designed to evoke a restaurant feel to go along with its authentic Asian cuisine. Daryl Ansel, director of food...
March 19, 2012
Brigham Young University
Dean Wright, director of Dining Services for 33,000-student Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, gave FSDa tour of several of the foodservice operations on his retail-focused campus.
Jan. 27, 2012
Lebanon Valley College
When Metz Culinary Management took over the foodservices at 1,900-student Lebanon Valley College, in Annville, Pa., in 2010 the company also had the opportunity to jump in on a $13.3 million...
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