Americans care less about waste and costs to operators than they do about the feel-good nature of what the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act promises.
10-02-2015 Ideas and Innovation
In the past few weeks, Senior Editor Pat Cobe has noticed activity in three areas: restaurant-design, a favorite daypart and a hot cooking technique.
09-15-2015 Ideas and Innovation
With an integral role in the nutritional lives of students, employees, patients and seniors, FSDs are called upon to support, nurture and shape communities.
09-08-2015 Ideas and Innovation
What’s bubbling up in the restaurant world that may be adaptable to noncommercial foodservice? Here’s a look at a cuisine that’s poised to take off.
09-03-2015 Ideas and Innovation
For years, senior-living operators have been offering alcohol with meals to recreate a fine-dining atmosphere. Now they’re going further, adding
08-15-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Innovation isn’t just about what’s cooking behind the counter. These technologies are driving concessions at parks and stadiums to the next level.
Operators must balance classic fare with creative meals for hungry customers at stadiums, theme parks and zoos. They must innovate and improve classics.
08-04-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Some college students are not bashful about sharing their opinions, and University of Pennsylvania’s dining services is using that candor to its advantage.
07-16-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Here are the four biggest takeaways from spending three days in the company of our nation's lunch ladies (and gentlemen). ...
07-14-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Whole wheat and coffee and pears—oh my!
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Washington College switched its dining hall from self-serve to assisted-service to lessen the chances of students getting sick, but the change has drawn mixed reviews.
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To streamline recruitment of foodservice employees, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, hosts a summer job fair where candidates are interviewed and hired on the spot.
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