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For dessert, The Yorktown Café offers hand-dipped milkshakes with ice cream made on site.

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We added prepackaged hot breakfast sandwiches. This added 150 more transactions per day in our retail outlets. 

We work hard on improving our customer service to our residents. We have a question of the day that the diet aides can ask the residents. This encourages more interaction with the residents and they...

Everyone is talking about how hospital foodservice operations will be affected by the Affordable Care Act, but no one is talking about how LTC facilities will be involved. 

We do a Behind the Lunch Counter tour for parents. We invite them to go behind the scenes, to help take the mystery out of what happens behind the counter to create their students’ meals.

Leverage the strength of other dining services’ operations by creating a dining event around them. Invite chefs from other locations into your facility to prepare their operations'...

Our dairy produces 1% chocolate milk and we serve it in our retail units and our dining halls. 

We noticed our students were grazers. When I would go through the service lines and look at our fish, I noticed that students would cut our portions of fish in half and no one would take the cut...

We invited chefs/restaurateurs to serve one of their signature items in our dining halls all in one night. 

We developed a line of housemade gluten-free/vegan burgers. We bound them with processed Rice Chex, garbanzo bean flour and/or flax seeds. This change increased our healthy burger consumption by 75%.

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