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...
03-12-2012 Ideas and Innovation
In January the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the final meal pattern regulations for school meals, as mandated by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. Kevin Concannon, USDA under secretary for...
02-08-2012 Ideas and Innovation
“We’re already there” is the most common reaction when talking to school nutrition operators about the new meal pattern regulations. “Most of what is...
01-27-2012 Ideas and Innovation
Education is key to both the employee and student wellness programs at 32,300-student West Virginia University.
01-11-2012 Ideas and Innovation
When Culinary & Hospitality Services at 23,500-student Kennesaw State University opened its Commons Dining Hall in 2009, the department launched a wellness program to coincide with the hall...
11-16-2011 Ideas and Innovation
As a health insurance company it would make sense for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida to be progressive in terms of its own wellness program. Wellness efforts at BCBS began in 2006, according to...
11-11-2011 Ideas and Innovation
This summer, the Windows Restaurant at Oak Crest retirement community began menuing meatless offerings in order to give residents healthier options. The trick, according to Paul O’Callaghan...
10-20-2011 Ideas and Innovation
Six states and the district of Colombia passed legislation in 2010 that mandated "healthy" reforms in school meals programs. Those bills were in addition to the national Healthy,...
Steve Mangan has enhanced the foodservice department at Northwestern University by incorporating a global influence to menus by interacting with students and faculty.
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Dining dollars have proven to be beneficial for some businesses and harmful for others.
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Members of the dining services team at Lander University, in Greenwood, S.C., went hunting last fall. They weren’t searching for new recipes or concepts. They were searching for team building.
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