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One tip Heather Torrey picked up from another fsd was to label my subject line with the header “action,” “information” or “response” followed by a description.
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Lenbrook Senior Living recently started doing patio dining during the summer months, and stole some pointers for upscale barbecuing from local country clubs.
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Otterbein Lebanon Retirement Community installed a hibachi grill this fall, and within three months they had 300 residents and guests make reservations...
FSD pairs the results of our 2017 Operator Renovation Survey with a look back at real-life examples that highlight FSDs who successfully put change into action.
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Between menu planning, budgets and the other myriad concerns FSDs face, it’s easy to overlook the simple ID and/or cash cards issued to diners.
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So-called fringe benefits such as paid sick and parental leave are anything but fringe in 2017. This year, jurisdictions are enacting medical and family leave laws.
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The UVM Medical Center this fall opened a takeout window in its new Garden Atrium cafe, a part of the design scheme before the cafe even opened last year.
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The No Whey station in the main dining hall at Georgia Southern University offers students meals that are free of the eight most common allergens.
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The demand is up for smoked sausage (+19%), beef brisket (+12%) and beef ribs (+16%) for dinner—a trend noncommercial operators say they are also noticing.
jackfruit
It emerged as a top food trend on Pinterest’s 2017 predictions, is “the latest miracle food” according to Epicurious, and was called “a nutritional bonanza” by NPR.

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