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Associates at Donatos in Columbus have a choice of T-shirts and hats—including a military-style cap, beanie or slouch hat—to keep their hair away from food.

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For the past 21 years, we have provided packets of popular recipes to students, faculty, staff and alumni at their request. But about three years ago, we decided to compile the most popular recipes...

We use SurveyMonkey for customer research. You can find out what your customers like and don’t like about your menus and what they would like to see.

Last fall we started Racer Care Packages, which parents can purchase online for their students.

Train your staff in the art of suggestive selling. All staff should know how to suggest menu add-ons with a smile. 

We have developed an app for smartphones that allows customers and staff to call up the daily café menus. 

Contact your primary food vendor(s) and ask them to show and tell their brokers’ entire line of no-salt spices and seasonings.

We sponsor outside recreational sports teams for employees, like softball and kickball, that include T-shirts for the teams. 

In an effort to promote farm-to-school in our fruit and vegetable program, we partnered with a local farmers’ market. The manager of the market coordinates with us to purchase the seasonal...

To test our new dining experience Rendevous before it officially opens, we invited our 75 resident assistants to dine with us for lunch.

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