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We have real, usable, full-size plates that we mix in with our regular plates to raise awareness of healthy dining balance.

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For Halloween we did a theme meal centered on “The Flintstones.” The associates dressed up and we made a replica of the Flintstones. The menu included Brontosaurus Burgers,...

I saw this item at a sporting event and decided to try it. It’s called a Traveling Taco. It’s made by opening a bag of chips and crunching them and then adding scoops of taco meat...

This year we introduced an after-work program where we paired our food with local beers. The wide variety of flavor combinations in beer lends perfectly to harmonizing with a variety of dishes. Six...

We do kitchen tours once a month for our residents to show them where the staff goes when they ask for something. Showing the residents the equipment that we use and the space in the kitchen is...

Yale Dining hosted a tailgate party for the Yale-Harvard football game. The menu for the party included pulled pork sandwiches, nitrate-free all-beef hot dogs and vegan chili. We also provided sides...

We use an iPad kiosk in our dining hall’s lobby, which lists all the items on the daily menu. The items are grouped by meal and each item has nutrition facts and allergens. The students...

We did a special themed “Flintstones” dinner the same month as “The Flintstones” 50th anniversary. We built a car and we gave kids (and adults) rides. We then...

As part of an initiative to bring staff members together over noteworthy topics such as diversity in the workplace, we are offering a series of Innovation Luncheons. This monthly webinar lunch aims...

I’m hoping to start a program called the mercado peso. Students would receive pesos, which we would create, when they were caught doing good things. On Friday the students would be able to...

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