Cafeteria Forums

We offer a forum for our cafeteria patrons so that they can provide input regarding menu options, services, etc. It helps improve satisfaction and opens up communication, both positive and negative. We involve the kitchen staff. The forums are educational for both patrons and kitchen staff. 

Cyndi Roberts
Manager of Food Services
St. Joseph Memorial Hospital
Murphysboro, Ill.
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