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In order to get buy-in for breakfast in the classroom, there is an incredible amount of planning done with stakeholders to ensure that we can show the value for this and to get their thoughts and see...

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During our weeklong student supervisor training we hold a trivia game based on what the students have learned during the week. We use PowerPoint to display the questions and answers, and the students...

We held a competition called “Battle Royale,” where we divided our staff into two competing teams who then had to create two “pop-up” restaurants at either end...

We offer a Sweet concept, which is located inside our sub concept, that offers our sweet items direct from our Bake Shop at discounted prices. Customers can order cakes, pies, cupcakes, petit fours...

We changed our dining halls’ weekend dinners to a rotation of themed dinners. We now offer themes such as a Chipotle and Olive Garden-style meals. It gives our students the option of &...

We created a team of student brand ambassadors who will be solely in charge of increasing brand awareness of eating at State. They will be responsible for setting up tables to talk about dining plans...

We launched a program called Frugal Fridays, where each Friday during the semester a coupon is posted on our Facebook page and Twitter feed. Students are able to stop by the designated dining...

I have used rallies to motivate employees. I read a motivational quote and give out rally cards with that quote. I also read Caught You Caring cards that employees have written about other employees...

I do a Trayline from Hell training scenario. During the training the staff are now students and they go through the trayline with a trainer and a couple of other directors operating the line. The...

I just hired a new staff member who will concentrate on interpersonal skills. Employee relation problems are starting to take a large amount of our supervisor’s time, and we hope that this...

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