Foodservice directors at universities, where students can account for nearly half of the employees, are taking a look at ways to cover labor costs.
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...
04-09-2014 Managing Your Business
With the increased number of regulations on school meal programs, directors are increasingly trying to find ways to have more control over the ingredients in the items they serve.
03-11-2014 Managing Your Business
Michael Mills, foodservice director for the Jennings Center has found a way to save his department money while satisfying the desires of residents under the facility’s recently adopted person-...
When the University of Notre Dame Food Services rolled out its new catering program at the start of the 2014-15 school year, the staff got creative to spread the word.
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This fall, 41 California school districts will commit to supporting local growers and encouraging students to make nutritionally sound choices.
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To streamline recruitment of foodservice employees, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, hosts a summer job fair where candidates are interviewed and hired on the spot.
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