Andrea Bersamin led a fish-to-school program at two Southwest Alaskan elementary schools. Bersamin and her team developed a purchasing guide for schools.
03-10-2014 Ideas and Innovation
The culinary and hospitality services division of Kennesaw State University has implemented a remineralization project that it claims has dramatically increased the levels of vitamins and minerals in...
12-11-2013 Ideas and Innovation
One school district has found a way to make green by going green.
11-29-2013 Ideas and Innovation
Kennesaw has become the first U.S. university to offer a bachelor of science degree in culinary sustainability and hospitality. The program will begin this fall, with a goal of 150 students...
11-11-2013 Ideas and Innovation
Sometime early in 2014 the rules governing the first major overhaul of U.S. food safety regulations in more than 70 years, known as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will take effect.
10-09-2013 Ideas and Innovation
Main Street Grill offers menu items created with 100% locally sourced products.
10-07-2013 Ideas and Innovation
The Meatless Mondays campaign celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with a minimum of fanfare. But while the media largely ignored the milestone they certainly haven’t ignored the...
09-03-2013 Ideas and Innovation
Cal Dining at the University of California, Berkeley, has found a way to reduce food waste with an approach that examines the problem before the first onion is cut or tomato is sliced. ...
07-11-2013 Ideas and Innovation
Two hospitals in north central New Jersey, working independently, have taken the same approach to sustainability by adding bee hives at their facilities. The goal at both hospitals—Overlook...
07-08-2013 Ideas and Innovation
Since planting the rooftop garden at the Kansas Union at the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, five years ago, Janna Traver, executive chef, says it’s kind of been a hidden gem on campus...
Features such as steam kettles and manpower-reliant dish rooms were on the chopping block when Maryville’s Margaret Ware Dining Room underwent a renovation.
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The initiative could lead to some maneuvering on behalf of foodservice departments if high lead levels are detected.
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Management is more than just budgets and labor schedules; a key aspect is adding excitement to an operation. Be sure to add a bit of change to spice things up.
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