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We came up with this concept called On The Fly, which offers grab-and-go gourmet items. They are a little different than a packaged sandwich or a salad.

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All of our dining facilities have a touch screen that allows students to access nutritional information for all menu items. All of our “Healthy Choice” suggestions are prominent...

I email foodservice and wellness tips to parents, which include nutrition information. The publications are called “Nutrition Nuggets” and “Teen Food & Fitness,...

We don’t allow residents to tip our employees, so the residents started an Employee Appreciation Fund. In Masonic Village, there are three restaurants and three cafés, and the...

I’m a vegan so that is something we’ve really been focusing on in our dining halls. You want to start by offering flavorful, well-prepared vegan options. We offer vegan options at...

When we plan a special event, we also add the event to the calendar that’s on the university’s website. We’ve found that local media check that calendar and we&rsquo...

We cross-train our staff for patient interactions that fall outside their sphere of influence, such as checking trash, room cleanliness, etc.

Instead of trying to get all your managers together for a meeting, use FaceTime or Skype to be more efficient.

Our catering staff have found that at buffet events, the majority of people want to try one of everything. 

We produce artisan sandwiches for our retail locations. We have a custom logo called Artisan Fresh and have labels to support the brand, along with point-of-sale marketing. 

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