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District expands spring break meal service
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New chicken options take flight
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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!
July 13, 2015
Foodservice takes on animal welfare
When Boston University students lobbied the school to serve only cage-free eggs on campus, the university agreed to change its buying practices.
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