Steal This Idea

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Steal This Idea
coal creek student salad bar
When an FSD visited Minneapolis Public Schools, she noticed big branded signs on top of the salad bars. When she got back to her district, she recreated them.
restaurant patio
Lenbrook Senior Living recently started doing patio dining during the summer months, and stole some pointers for upscale barbecuing from local country clubs.
business card
Overlook Medical Center gives new hires abridged business cards to help with confidence.
baked bread
The food and nutrition team at University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison outsources baked goods to a local shop that hires the formerly incarcerated.
reusable coffee cup thermos
Ohio State University upped student investment in its resuable cup program by personalizing a cup for each new student.
sandwich sub
At Bartolotta Restaurants' corporate operation in the Kohl’s headquarters, two kinds of sandwiches are available daily—an artisan version and a sub...
trail mix
Penn State University added fueling stations in its units for its workers who need a snack. Snacks include trail mix, crackers, cookies and water.
phone bed call sick
Puyallup School District makes people call and directly talk to their boss or supervisor if they are reporting an absence for a shift. It is a conscious decision.
nose taste buds tongue illustration
Beyond just teaching students about food and cooking in our demonstrations and events, we also teach them how to talk about taste and flavor.

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