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Lakota Local School District uses carts to take meals down the hallways, so students don’t have to come to the cafeteria to get breakfast or lunch.

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Susan Santos, assistant director at Penn State University in University Park, Pa., won the Steal This Idea contest held at MenuDirections 2015 in Memphis, Tenn., last month.

We save our coffee grounds in 5-gallon buckets.

Nurses are using the term “snack-u-check” to remind them to take a snack to patients when they do their blood sugar checks. ...

Each month we allow the hourly employee with the best attendance record to trade places with a manager for one day.

We invited four different departments, one per week, to prepare a dinner for the school community.

Due to an overwhelming volume of patients and families in our emergency department (ED), we created a snack cart.

I developed a program for undergraduate nutrition students called Dining Diplomats.

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we had an Iron Chef competition for all the female chefs at the account.

On Friday, when we break down our salad bar, we freeze 75 percent of the items for use in soups and other dishes.