Megan Warmouth

Megan Warmouth
foodservicedirector@winsightmedia.com


As part of our ongoing Signature Series, we asked operators to share their unique recipes featuring granola.
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Getting a quick caffeine fix or on-the-go snack will be easier than ever at three university campuses this fall.
Dirk de Jong has been promoted to director of hospitality at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles.
Edward Gomez has been appointed the new food service director for Aramark at Drew University, in Madison, N.J.
This week, Ryan Virgil will take on the executive chef and general manager responsibilities for Sodexo at Northeastern Junior College, in Sterling, Colo.
Florence Moore Dining Hall, Stanford University
Shirley Everett, senior associate vice provost of residential & dining enterprises, had a vision “to create a unique design, which enhances the student living and learning experience with an...
Elizabeth Poore will provide strategic direction for the department.
Chef Rick Bayless at University of Pennsylvania
There’s more than ethnic flavors spicing up college foodservice. Campuses are capitalizing on the addition of unique regional and local favorites to their roster of retail options.
Erbert and Gerbert's Bistro Indiana University
The first campus units of Wisconsin-based Erbert & Gerbert’s Bistro to open this fall.
Focused on seasonal ingredients, a new food truck will service the underserved areas of the Ohio campus.

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