Luke Saunders is out to prove healthy meals can come at the push of a button with Farmer’s Fridge, a line of vending machines stocked with healthy foods.
08-20-2014 Ideas and Innovation
The Kansas Hospital Education & Research Foundation (KHERF), an arm of the Kansas Hospital Association (KHA), ha The Kansas Hospital Education & Research Foundation (KHERF), an arm of the...
06-17-2014 Ideas and Innovation
For the third year in a row, North Shore-LIJ Health System, in New York, staged its Ultimate Chef Challenge among the system’s 13 healthcare facilities.
06-16-2014 Ideas and Innovation
A new model for hospitals is being created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its impact will be felt by patients, staff and visitors, even in foodservice.
06-09-2014 Ideas and Innovation
Washington University in St. Louis added a MyPlate meal option at the start of the spring semester as a simple way to serve a balanced meal and help educate students about proper portion sizes.
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...
03-10-2014 Ideas and Innovation
What do cigarettes, alcohol, drugs and salt have in common? They are all being regulated in some way by the U.S. government due to their potential negative effects on health.
Concerned parents visiting campus and an increased number of students enrolling with special dietary needs propelled the dining services staff at Eastern Washington University, in Cheney, to host a...
03-04-2014 Ideas and Innovation
Dining services at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln wanted to showcase the healthy options that are served in the dining halls.
01-30-2014 Ideas and Innovation
Last month the USDA permanently lifted the regulation that set maximums for the amount of grain and protein that could be served each week in school lunches.
As the workforce has become more diverse age-wise, with 20-somethings working next to 60-somethings, it’s become more important to foster interaction and set goals as a team.
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Washington University Dining Services eliminated buy-in fees and discount incentives from its Eco To-Go compostable boxes system in an effort to improve student engagement and ultimately reduce waste.
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To streamline recruitment of foodservice employees, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, hosts a summer job fair where candidates are interviewed and hired on the spot.
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