Picking a supplier who can meet an operation’s needs at a reasonable cost is challenging, so having a set system of selection and standards can be crucial.
11-26-2014 Managing Your Business
It’s been only a few months since Smart Snacks in Schools went into effect, but already many operators are on the verge of calling “mercy.”
11-24-2014 Managing Your Business
In a time when it seems as if prices of just about everything are rising, it is rare to find prices being reduced.
10-30-2014 Managing Your Business
The new addition to the Wood Center on the University of Alaska’s Fairbanks campus was a long time coming.
10-17-2014 Managing Your Business
Students at the University of California, Davis, are now paying more for their food—but some of them may also be getting a pay raise.
10-10-2014 Managing Your Business
Several dining venues on the campus of Illinois State University, in Normal, are no longer accepting cash.
10-08-2014 Managing Your Business
When middle school students return to school after summer break, there will be one major thing missing: the cafeterias.
10-07-2014 Managing Your Business
The following scene is played out daily in school districts all across the country: A child selects a lunch and takes it to the cashier station. The cashier calls up the student’s meal...
08-13-2014 Managing Your Business
The district’s nine high schools are no longer on the federal meals program following a potential $3 million loss in sales due to Smart Snacks rules.
05-28-2014 Managing Your Business
This month we look at food pricing trends, and the reasons behind them, for 21 food items, as well as the overall agriculture industry, to help you make better purchasing decisions for the year to...
Check out five trends shaping the next year in noncommercial foodservice.
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The expansion follows successful pilot programs at two elementary schools and one high school.
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Although there are many models for evaluating competency, Penn State University's Jim Korner has had success with a system that includes five broad disciplines...
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