Esteemed members of the Chefs' council Nicola Torres, Carrie Anderson and Jose M. Martinez answer the question, how are you slipping in healthy ingredients?...
03-13-2015 Menu Development
From protein and produce to packaged foods, operators are seeking out simpler, less processed fare.
02-16-2015 Menu Development
“Being able to make food taste real when you’ve taken out most of the fat and most of the sugar is an art,” says Richard Curtis.
The breaded chicken tender salad features whole-grain baked chicken tenders; kid-friendly vegetables and low-fat ranch dressing.
01-20-2015 Menu Development
Fresh produce and lean proteins also form the backbone of healthy catered dishes at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa., where Director of Dining Services Errol Huffman oversees up to 10 events each...
12-19-2014 Menu Development
From meatloaf to fried chicken, lighter versions of classic comfort foods are being created by operators.
12-18-2014 Menu Development
As part of Vegetarian Awareness Month, the culinary team at Lee Memorial Health System in Florida gave special focus to vegetarian foods.
10-23-2014 Menu Development
Rather than bore students with dry stats on calories and fat, Wesley Delbridge, R.D., food & nutrition director for Phoenix’s Chandler Unified School District, is turning healthy eating into a...
10-02-2014 Menu Development
Four years ago, Executive Chef Ryan Conklin served quinoa for the first time at Rex Healthcare, a Raleigh, N.C. hospital.
08-27-2014 Menu Development
Fruit might be sweet, but it’s also right at home in savory dishes, where it offers depth of flavor plus beneficial fiber and antioxidants for relatively few calories. Here’s how operators are...
As the workforce has become more diverse age-wise, with 20-somethings working next to 60-somethings, it’s become more important to foster interaction and set goals as a team.
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Washington University Dining Services eliminated buy-in fees and discount incentives from its Eco To-Go compostable boxes system in an effort to improve student engagement and ultimately reduce waste.
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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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