This month we present The Best, a list of "bests" operators have seen in a variety of categories, from health and wellness to retail and the bottom line. This year readers shared their personal bests on topics like on-site gardens, new revenue sources and
With the farm-to-table trend sweeping the nation, people care more about where their food comes from today. This includes the bread category; selling only frozen from a vendor is no longer sufficient...
The district had very low participation before Jennifer McFarland, director of food and nutrition services, arrived at Center Grove Community School Corp. in Greenwood, Ind., according to Rose Smith, assistant director of food and nutrition services.
Stacy Haney, general manager cafés/Bobcat Essentials, at Ohio University in Athens, managed a major renovation in the Front Room Coffeehouse. In addition, Haney has overseen the opening of a third campus café while continuing to improve the
We had a pumpkin carving contest in our cafeteria. We supplied the pumpkins, and staff members were able to take their pumpkins home and then submit their entries. Customers voted on the submissions...
According to Tracey De Jager, resident district manager for Chartwells at Florida Atlantic, Sean has made a difference by developing the Captain Flex mascot campaign and increasing declining balance sales.
A recent survey of its members by the School Nutrition Association revealed that many operators are facing moderate to serious challenges in meeting the stricter nutritional requirements set by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.