University takes multi-pronged approach to reduce food waste
USDA launches digital applications for Child Nutrition Programs
College boosts sales with vegan station
Overtime pay regulations—what’s next?
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Washington University explores American Indian cuisine
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K-12 Census: Making the effort
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Leisa Bryant: Winning by learning
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Campus dining halls go gluten free
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July 13, 2015
Grills on the go
Though industrial grills are his go-to for high-volume events, Lyman Graham likes the versatility of home grills for smaller catering gigs.
June 15, 2015
Cameras work to deter theft at unmanned micromarts
How do operators run micromarkets while also avoiding theft? ...
June 15, 2015
Dish breakage doesn't have to bust the equipment budget
Switching to china provides many benefits, but only if broken dishes can be avoided.
March 13, 2015
New vs. used
The purchase of refrigeration, warewashers and prep and cooking equipment takes a sizable chunk out of the budget when opening or remodeling a restaurant. The conundrum facing operators is whether to...
Feb. 16, 2015
Ohio school district earns funds for serving lines
Just before Christmas, Oak Hills School District in Cincinnati was awarded a federal grant to upgrade equipment at an elementary school.
Nov. 26, 2014
Smart snacks sorrows
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.”
Nov. 24, 2014
Western Illinois University reduces prices, boosts quality
In a time when it seems as if prices of just about everything are rising, it is rare to find prices being reduced.
Oct. 30, 2014
University of Alaska Fairbanks builds for the future with public-private partnership
The new addition to the Wood Center on the University of Alaska’s Fairbanks campus was a long time coming.
Oct. 17, 2014
UC Davis increases dining prices
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.
Oct. 10, 2014
Illinois State axes cash
Several dining venues on the campus of Illinois State University, in Normal, are no longer accepting cash.
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