FoodService Director is working to track the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 on the foodservice industry. Please check back often for the newest updates.
Mich. becomes 1st state approved to expand SNAP benefits due to school closures
It will be the first to implement Pandemic EBT, a benefit intended to help those who have children attending schools that are closed due to COVID-19.
Organizations ask USDA to expand SNAP recipients' meal access during COVID-19 outbreak
They argue that broadening the Restaurant Meals Program will help protect SNAP recipients, minimize grocery store lines and keep restaurant workers employed.
Students rely on to-go meals during COVID-19 pandemic
K-12 operators are working to set up meal sites so students affected by COVID-19-related closures don’t miss out on meals.
Recipe report: Grab-and-go
The coronavirus outbreak has forced many operators to abandon salad bars and buffets for the time being. To reduce the risk of spread, portable foods and grab-and-go menu items are a smart solution. These five recipes offer ideas that can be put into action right now.
As corporate employees work from home, Florida Blue finds a way to keep foodservice staffers in the kitchen
As consumers continue to shelter in place, many restaurants are offering pizza kits for takeout and delivery. These contain all the fixings for making pizza at home, filling the need for a family-friendly meal as well as an activity. Although these five recipes are not packaged into kits, they offer a slightly different spin on traditional pizza and are easy to make.