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How do you train a robot to be hospitable—and what happens when the power goes out? These are a couple of the dilemmas short-circuiting FSDs’ dreams this week.
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-...
If you want employees who have fire in their bellies irrelevant of age, you need to set expectations and not allow mediocrity.
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Texas State University’s renovated dining hall, which will feature longer hours, is set up to encourage students and staff to stay a while.
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Management is more than just budgets and labor schedules; a key aspect is adding excitement to an operation. Be sure to add a bit of change to spice things up.
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