Steal This Idea

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Steal This Idea
lettuce dirt
Savor at McCormick Place developed the Green Thumb brand for menu items featuring its rooftop bounty. The brand is promoted alongside a green certification.
leftovers containers
Golden Living Administrative Office uses its Menu Forward idea to empower staff to develop menu items and keep leftovers in check. It also keeps the freezer clear.
business pamphlet fair show
As The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center struggles to recruit millennials, it has current millennial employees invite friends to Q&A sessions.
food allergy
When potential students visit North Carolina State University, they are matched up with a student from the allergy support group for a dining tour.
chicken herbs
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation makes and broadcasts short YouTube videos on TV monitors to educate customers about cooking techniques while also displaying menus.
salmon stick
When it comes to appetizers, portability is a major factor, especially at catered events. Jean-Louis Clerc found a way to make salmon hors d'oeuvres pop...
borscht bowl
Acts Retirement-Life Communities does a monthly Meal In The Life, where residents of different cultures serve as ambassadors to help coordinate the program.
veggie shaker container
Huron Valley Schools has kitchens without backflow preventers or potable water to wash greens, so it set up a salad shaker bar with prewashed produce.
ingredients sheet
At North Carolina State University, Executive Chef William Brizzolara says his team created a soup matrix to cut down kitchen labor and prep time.

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