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Oct. 23, 2018
How to build a healthy relationship with contractors
The University of Illinois and its contractors use a combination of open communication, trust and engagement to keep renovations on schedule.
Oct. 5, 2018
In campus construction zone, 2-way communication a key to success
Officials at the University of Illinois continue to oversee the construction of the Illinois Street Residence Hall, while making sure residents still get the most out of campus living.
Sept. 6, 2018
How Auburn University is turning its c-stores into hip destinations
The school's convenience stores are designed to be an inviting place for students to grab a meal on the run. ...
Aug. 21, 2018
Montana State University shows off new $18.2M dining hall
The school’s Rendezvous Dining Pavilion recently hosted a grand opening.
May 31, 2018
A senior living dining team plots its next steps
Bethany is using its renovation as a springboard for growth.
Feb. 13, 2018
A senior-living center's fast-casual foray
Bethany tapped its Wisconsin roots for bistro-style Bleu Barn.
Nov. 20, 2017
Foodservice Director's best ideas of 2017
Crazy ideas—why not give them a chance? Operators go off the beaten path for FSD’s second annual celebration.
Sept. 26, 2017
Follow your nose: Scented rooms whet residents’ appetites
A lot of Watermark Retirement Communities' memory care dining rooms have some degree of open-kitchen dining, so to whet appetites, they put a tablespoon of sweet spices, whether it’s cinnamon or...
Sept. 26, 2017
Show and tell: Use menu boards to tell the full story of a meal
University of North Dakota uses digital boards to promote nutrition and food quality in their dining halls. For example, they show chefs making pizza dough and sauce from scratch to allow students to...
July 15, 2017
Open up spaces to create flexibility
Fox Run Orchard Park is knocking down a wall in its bar, which will create a more inviting atmosphere and allow it to host a coffee and dessert bar on off nights.
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