A Massachusetts bill to end lunch shaming has been stalled in the House, reports South Coast Today.
The House chair of the Education Committee voted on Tuesday for further study of the bill, which would prevent schools from throwing away hot lunches and/or serving an alternative meal to students behind on lunch payments. Under the bill, schools would also be unable to bar students with unpaid balances from participating in extracurricular activities.
Additionally, the bill asks schools to take action in reducing families’ meal debt by helping families apply for free or...
The University of California, Santa Cruz is converting its Cowell Coffee Shop into a “multi-service basic needs cafe” to aid students facing food insecurity .
The new cafe is being created through a partnership with dining services, the school’s center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems and UCSC’s Cowell College. Due to open at the start of the fall semester, the lower part of the cafe will continue to be a study space for students (with free coffee and tea) and will also host nutrition and financial wellness programming.
Upstairs, the kitchen will be used as a...
What prompts foodservice managers to clean out their offices and head out with a last paycheck? A new survey suggests the triggers may be changing with the times.
The canvass of 2,000 restaurant professionals, conducted by placement firm Gecko Hospitality, shows lifestyle issues abounding among the top 10 reasons for parting with a restaurant employer last year.
Here are the gender-specific lists:Top 10 reasons female managers leave
1. Better opportunity
4. Not satisfied
5. No growth
Students at Kalamazoo College last week participated in a vegan desserts class put on by the school’s dining services.
During the class, students learned how to make a vegan banana cake and vegan black bean brownies, according to the Kalamazoo, Mich., college’s website . They took tips from Sarah Ross, a baker who works in the dining services department.
Until now, not many dining services events have involved teaching skills, Tabitha Skornia, dining services marketing coordinator, told the site. However, the department is changing that to keep up with students’ evolving...