Franciscan Hospital for Children selects Unidine Corporation to transform dining program

The partnership puts the hospital at a forefront for pediatric healthcare, using fresh food as an approach to wellness and healing.

BOSTON—Unidine Corporation, a national food and dining management services company committed to Fresh Thinking and Culinary Excellence, today announced that it has been selected by Franciscan Hospital for Children to transform the hospital's dining program. The strategic partnership positions the hospital at the forefront of pediatric healthcare, using fresh food as part of a holistic approach to wellness and healing. Unidine will assume the management of more than 400 meals daily, with increased healthy and fresh options readily available to inpatient units and guests, onsite schools, residential programs, and day cares. The transition began on June 15 and will be completed over the course of the next six months.

"We recognize the importance of good nutrition and how it relates to overall wellness," said Franciscan Hospital for Children president and CEO John D. Nash. "We're pleased to partner with Unidine to achieve our goal of delighting children, families, students and staff with delicious, healthy and accessible food options."