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We do kitchen tours once a month for our residents to show them where the staff goes when they ask for something. Showing the residents the equipment that we use and the space in the kitchen is...

Up-charging for some catering services has become commonplace in the non-commercial market, with nearly half the places that cater both on and off-premise now charging outside parties more than they...

The majority of hospitals say they expect to pay more in food costs in 2012.

Cafeteria and catering business continue to make up the bulk of foodservice for hospitals in our census, with only 48% of meals served being delivered to patients.

Retail sales amont the hospitals in the census rose, to an average of $1.98 million, from $1.89 million. Raw food cost also shot up in 2007, rising to $6.39 from $5.47.

Non-patient meals now account for a larger portion of hospitals' foodservice programs than patient feeding.

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