The Healthy 15

Unlike many fads in foodservice, wellness is here to stay.

Published in Wellness Watch

From farmers’ markets to educational sessions with dietitians and labeling better-for-you options, creating a comprehensive wellness program encompasses a whole host of tactics. This month we showcase 15 operations that are at the forefront of creating a healthy foodservice environment for both their employees and guests. These 15 operations were selected from nominations across all market segments. 
 

Carilion Clinic
Roanoke, Va.

Avera Heart Hospital
Sioux Falls, S.D.

Chelsea Senior Living
New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania 

El Monte City School District
California

Unidine at Griffin Hospital
Derby, Conn.

Colorado Springs District 11 
Colorado

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, N.C.

Parkhurst Dining at Highmark
Pittsburgh, Camp Hill, Pa., and Delaware

Overlook Medical Center
Summit, N.J.

Rex Healthcare
Raleigh, N.C.

Guckenheimer at SanDisk
Milpitas, Calif.

UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco

University of Georgia
Athens

WVU Healthcare
Morgantown, W.Va.

Restaurant Associates at World Bank
Washington, D.C. 

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