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University hosts build-your-own bowl event
Hospital hosts global cooking series
Marketing takeout windows
How to make paid sick and parental leave work for your operation
3 reasons to consider upgrading ID technology
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Director of sustainability redefines University of Michigan dining
Allow residents to reserve action stations
Take a hint from country clubs for outdoor events
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Keep meat and protein-based sides on the front burner
Jackfruit takes the protein spotlight
The year of brisket
50 Greatest Menu Hits
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Healthy Recipe Revamp
K-12 Census: Making the effort
2016 FSD Menu Survey
2015 LTC Census: The state of Senior Living
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Colleen Wright-Riva: Long-term vision
Leisa Bryant: Winning by learning
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4 ways to an efficient coffee program
4 new twists on tacos
5 new ways to menu comfort classics
The latest foodservice industry trends, insights and innovations
Oct. 6, 2015
Why lunch waste falls on deaf ears
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.
Oct. 2, 2015
3 restaurant trends FSDs need to watch
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.
Sept. 15, 2015
How foodservice directors are changing lives and communities
With an integral role in the nutritional lives of students, employees, patients and seniors, FSDs are called upon to support, nurture and shape communities.
Sept. 8, 2015
3 emerging trends for FSDs to watch
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.
Sept. 3, 2015
Cheers to the next generation of seniors
Baby Boomers are shaking up senior living facilities by bringing their social-drinking habits with them.
Aug. 15, 2015
Technology drives concessions
Innovation isn’t just about what’s cooking behind the counter. These technologies are driving concessions at parks and stadiums to the next level.
Aug. 15, 2015
Parks and recreation: stadium, theme park and zoo feeding
Operators must balance classic fare with creative meals for hungry customers at stadiums, theme parks and zoos. They must innovate and improve classics.
Aug. 4, 2015
Students as quality-assurance agents
Some college students are not bashful about sharing their opinions, and University of Pennsylvania’s dining services is using that candor to its advantage.
July 16, 2015
Top takeaways from the School Nutrition Association’s Annual National Conference
Here are the four biggest takeaways from spending three days in the company of our nation's lunch ladies (and gentlemen). ...
July 14, 2015
6 takeaways from the School Nutrition Association’s annual convention
Whole wheat and coffee and pears—oh my!
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