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Feb. 13, 2017
Marketing takeout windows
UVM Medical Center opened a takeout window in its new Garden Atrium cafe, following that up with a monthslong soft launch.
Feb. 13, 2017
Attract guests to healthy options with inviting signs
When an FSD visited Minneapolis Public Schools, she noticed big branded signs on top of the salad bars. When she got back to her district, she recreated them.
Jan. 30, 2017
University taps student reviewers for dining feedback
The school provides volunteers with free meal vouchers in exchange for honest reviews about their dining experiences.
Jan. 17, 2017
Inside the process of successful marketing campaigns
With more avenues to cover than ever and fewer resources to go around, operators offer their tips on making marketing work from start to finish.
Jan. 12, 2017
College hosts cooking competition to sharpen staff skills
The competition, sanctioned by the American Culinary Federation, also gives the school a platform to promote its dining services.
Jan. 6, 2017
Aramark stokes football rivalry with college-themed sandwiches
The sandwiches, created for a championship game, are topped with ingredients signature to the teams’ hometowns.
Dec. 27, 2016
Marketing and operations ideas worth stealing
Consider some of these tactics implemented by operators across the country.
Dec. 15, 2016
Senior living communities enhance dining to attract baby boomers
New features include an expanded menu, interactive cooking stations and alcohol at dinner.
Oct. 26, 2016
District casts student ‘celebrities’ to promote healthy eating
High school students encourage younger ones to eat vegetables as part of the new “got veggies?” campaign.
Oct. 17, 2016
Host quirky themed days
A favorite event at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is its “May the fourth be with you” (aka “Star Wars”) day on May 4.
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