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As 2016 gets underway with state budgets still not approved in Illinois and Pennsylvania, state grants for higher education remain in limbo. For some students, that means not having enough money for...
10-09-2014 Ideas and Innovation
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has released a report applauding a number of hospital foodservice programs for the quality of their beverage programs.
08-28-2014 Ideas and Innovation
As the number of senior citizens—and their desire to remain at home—increases, foodservice programs such as Meals On Wheels increasingly struggle to remain viable.
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
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...
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.
Niche.com released a list of the top-ranked K-12 foodservice programs. The rankings are based on both average district expenses per student and parent and student satisfaction.
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Tina Pottorff will oversee foodservice for the district's nine schools...
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Face-to-face interactions mean customer service skills for staff are more important than ever. Here are the best training methods for diner satisfaction.
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