University debuts stand-alone '50s-inspired diner
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K-12 Census: Making the effort
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4 holiday flavors trending on menus
Blended burgers take over college campuses
Classic desserts get an update
June 21, 2017
Keep schedules running smoothly during summer
Some operations are finding ways to support employees who are parents while school's out...
June 17, 2017
Save trees, go paperless
Dartmouth College is going paperless with our menus and reporting, meaning no more heavy books. The college installed 10 touchscreen monitors in various locations
June 17, 2017
‘Super’ branding brings fun angle to food
Lunch assistants are titled and trained as Nutrition Promoters. They hand out prizes and give motivation and encouragement to students to try new foods.
June 15, 2017
School district steps away from lunch shaming
Under a new policy, students with lunch debt will no longer be served lesser meals.
June 14, 2017
District debuts mobile cafe
The cafe will deliver lunch to students during the summer and be used for classes and other programs when school is in session.
June 8, 2017
School cafeteria recast as ’50s-inspired diner for summer meals
Its decor includes custom-made murals and a retro fridge stocked with chocolate milk.
June 1, 2017
Sodexo tries its texting app at the K-12 level
The app, which will soon be available at a high school, allows students to get notifications from their dining program and provide feedback to dining staff.
May 24, 2017
Oven-Roasted Vegetable Nachos
May 18, 2017
Chicken Thigh Jerk Skewers with Mango Drizzle
May 15, 2017
Use recipe contests to boost worker engagement
Chesapeake Public Schools created a competitive recipe contest between schools in the district using pantry items and new ingredients.
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