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

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We have created a service standard that says each full-time employee needs to have customer service contact on a personal level. For example, the baker spends time during lunch service plating...

We added additional selections of grains at several stations in the café. Buckwheat and wheat berries are very popular no matter if featured in salads, entrées or soups. The...

We have residents who have suffered a life change such as stroke or heart attack, or men who are without their wives for the first time. We offer one-on-one consultation with a dietetic intern so...

For National Nutrition Month we had a mobility theme. On our dessert bar we posted how many steps the customer would have to walk to burn off that dessert. We tried to equate steps with calories.

The days of freshly baked goods are going by the wayside, so every quarter in the main lobby we hold a good old-fashioned bake sale, including many varieties of fresh-baked breads with whole wheat...

As a new facility we aren’t hampered by long-standing events, so we’ve created new ones. One of the events we do five or six times a year is a Lunch and Learn with our chef. He...

Our Red Hot Chef program invites faculty and administrators to prepare one of their favorite dishes, which is served to the entire school as the Red Hot Chef meal. The guest “chefs&...

I was struggling with convincing middle school students to take fruit and veggies as part of a reimbursable lunch. We had many options, but the fruit and veggies were before the main entré...

We mix traditional local cuisine with the current diversity of the area. For example, we make a Chesapeake Ropa Vieja, which mixes Cuban flavors with Maryland traditional flavors in a bed of cilantro...

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