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“We work with local producers to source meats, seafood, produce and even canola oil, and then call out the locations on a map to tell the story to guests.” 

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Whitefish School District decided to target students at its high school’s exits and set up a concessions kiosk that is also used during basketball games.

We were seeing problems with food in our bakery case being wasted, so we decided to display the trays vertically instead of horizontally.

[To promote healthier eating], Aultman Hospital invites guests to guess the weight of their salad. Guess within a certain range, and it’s free.

Employees who work during the holidays receive a $6 dining-facility credit. Staffers can use it to pick up items to help spend less time in the kitchen.

We do a “Tip of the Day” email for our managers at 7 a.m. Typically, it is job related, or it can be fun. It's a reminder for a given topic or process...

An empanada ‘fork’ seems like a tool that would lay in a back drawer—except when the Latin American-style turnovers are on the menu. But, it’s a kitchen MVP.

SUNY Geneseo occasionally gives [staff] a little gift. During flu season, it’s a package of tissues and hand sanitizer with a cute little quote.

Let sheetpans do the prep by turning a sheet pan upside down, lightly oiling it and heating it in a very hot oven to get dough crispy for flatbread pizzas.

Our campus nutritional advisory board developed a labeling program. No matter where a person is, this label identifies products that conform to guidelines.

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