Current and breaking news about the foodservice industry
Democrats are calling on Republicans to cancel Restaurant Associates’ contract unless Senate cafeteria workers’ wages are raised.
The deal parallels the acquisitions Trusthouse Chairman Michael Bailey engineered while leading Compass Group to build that contractor into a giant.
During the Minnesota School Nutrition Association’s annual state conference this week, nutrition professionals tested new foods and attended educational sessions to strengthen their menus.
The Clare is focusing on enhanced dining with menus ranging from tapas—with drink pairings—to rustic Italian and Japanese.
Columbia Public Schools’ foodservice is making small menu changes this year in an attempt to reduce waste, sell more and give students more of what they want while meeting the federal requirements.
The university received two 2015 Loyal E. Horton Dining Award grand prizes for its Central Campus Dining at South Quad and Fireside Cafe at Pierpont Commons.
Robert Scheele, who became the dining director at Candle Light Cove in June, has plans to introduce an herb garden that will produce fresh items for the menu.
The Alabaster City Schools’ board of education was treated to a buffet filled with items students will enjoy eating this school year, including the Warrior super salad and fish tacos.
Virginia Tech and Cornell University also made the list of the 20 best campuses for dining.
High school students in Tulare, Calif., will return to a new menu, including a teriyaki beef bowl, which was added due to the popularity of an orange chicken dish.


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