Two years after passage of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, the regulations enforcing the law have become a reality. But restrictions on grains, proteins and calories, and a dramatic increase in fruits and vegetables, have made implementation nightmarish
Raquel Vazquez, director of dining services for Chartwells at Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District, is bright, energetic, compassionate, professional and genuinely well rounded in job performance, according to Brendan Ryan, director of food service
Jeremy Elmore, sous chef at the University of Missouri in Columbia was a NACUFS intern at Ferris State University in 2006 and a culinary intern at Walt Disney World in 2004. At Mizzou, he has developed more than 100 recipes for the residential dining venu
I needed to hire staff, so I worked with human resources to create speed interviewing. In two hours we interviewed 10 possible candidates and were able to hire eight of them on the spot. Through five...
If you make nutrition fun it tends to stick. We did a blind taste testing event with residents and administration last year. We were testing food for spices, so the goal was to figure out what spice...
In 2008, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed Executive Order 122, which created New York City Food Standards. These standards affect meals served in city agencies, including hospitals. Now,...
When the traditional, cafeteria-style Parmalee dining hall at Colorado State University, in Fort Collins, quickly became the ugly stepsister to the newly renovated, market-style Corbitt dining center, the residential dining team had a problem.
Speed of service, variety, food quality and efficiency are all crucial in any successful foodservice operation. Needless to say, equipment can make or break you. Fortunately, innovative new equipment is coming to market to give you quality and flexibility you never thought possible.
Category Management principles can help you understand your customers better, determine which products and brands appeal to them most and merchandise them the best way. Today, more than ever, you need to put the right products in your customers’ hands.
Consumers today are getting smart about their health, and your patrons expect to see healthy choices alongside the not-so-healthy ones. As they wise-up, it’s important for you—and for your business—to stay abreast of the latest trends to keep them satisfied and coming back for more.