06-15-2015 Menu Development
Four operator tips for creating main dishes that sizzle on a dime.
02-23-2015 Ideas and Innovation
The National Association of Foodservice Equipment Manufacturers Show got underway with 500-plus exhibitors touting their goods. Here are the top 5 trends.
02-20-2015 Menu Development
"Americans are getting a little more adventurous in their purchasing,” Kehler says. “And we are seeing a huge increase in demand for soft cheese.”...
02-16-2015 Ideas and Innovation
Currently, 15% of the district’s produce comes from farms in San Diego County, and the rest comes from farms throughout the state.
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...
10-30-2013 Ideas and Innovation
This month: all-beef burgers are booted in Fairfax schools, guacamole and chips are a hit at Northwestern University, Metz's Live Well program adds whole grains into its concept and more.
04-29-2013 Managing Your Business
Size matters. That’s the concept behind the Urban School Food Alliance, a cooperative buying group consisting of New York City public schools, Los Angeles Unified School District, Chicago...
02-14-2013 Managing Your Business
As food prices continue to climb, healthcare operators are tasked with finding innovative ideas to keep customers satisfied and budgets under control. At Elmhurst (Ill.) Memorial Healthcare, Dave...
10-03-2012 Ideas and Innovation
After visiting Burgerville, a sustainable burger concept based in Oregon and Washington, Sue Hawkins, director of University Center Dining Services, decided that was just the kind of concept her...
Amid a state crisis, California’s operators find that minor kitchen changes can lead to significant savings.
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A new study from the University of Vermont found that healthier school-nutrition standards are leading to more waste and reduced consumption of fruit and vegetables.
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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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