Group Editor Kelly Killian hunted down a vending machine after MenuDirections one night, only to find it full of protein bars and healthy snacks.
02-17-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Merger with University of Arizona Health Network in the works.
02-16-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Avocados can play a role in lowering bad cholesterol, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Last month, students at Stanford University learned how to make mushroom risotto courtesy of celebrity chef and food activist Jamie Oliver.
11-19-2014 Ideas and Innovation
In a style similar to FSD’s popular “Steal This Idea” section, the directors shared a number of ideas for generating revenue, cutting costs, training employees and improving morale.
In January 2012, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), in Lebanon, N.H., discontinued the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) in the dining room and café, vending machines, on-site retailers...
11-12-2014 Ideas and Innovation
A study conducted by scientists from Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg suggests that lunches brought from home may be less nutritionally sound than lunches provided in schools through the...
Provo City School District, in Utah, has implemented a yearly theme program with days devoted to nutrition and physical activity, which builds excitement among students and staff and gets kids...
11-10-2014 Ideas and Innovation
Recent studies show that college students are increasingly struggling with food insecurity. Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), in Atlanta, decided to tackle the issue head-on this year...
10-16-2014 Ideas and Innovation
Eight years ago, Rick Hughes, director of food and nutrition services for Colorado Springs School District 11, pulled à la carte snacks out of his elementary schools because he felt that snacking...
Making room on your bookshelf can pay off when it comes to menu inspiration. Here, FSDs share the books that elevated their menuing to the next level.
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The goal is to turn uneaten produce from the school cafeteria into compost that will be used to grow produce for students’ lunches.
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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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