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Jan. 9, 2018
District uses cooking videos to promote school meals
The short videos provide parents with an inside look at its scratch cooking.
Oct. 16, 2017
Foodservice brands get creative with social
Streaming video keeps the chatter going. To capture customers’ attention for a longer period of time, restaurant brands are trying some outside-the-box ideas with Facebook’s live video tool.
March 13, 2017
3 questions with the founder of Unsung Heroes
The nonprofit features service workers on college campuses in man-on-the-street-style Facebook interviews.
Feb. 13, 2017
Scroll through social media for ideas
Last year, Joe Alonzo started a Pinterest account—not for marketing, but for my team, so that they can look to the recipes for inspiration and try something new.
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.
Nov. 15, 2016
Decentralize social media duties
I run the Facebook account, and our director runs our Twitter, and between the two of us we take advantage of as many different photo sources as possible.
May 11, 2016
On-campus c-stores double down on social media marketing
In the last 5 years, twice as many foodservice directors running on-campus c-stores have turned to social media to reach their customers, and it might actually be working.
March 11, 2016
3 reasons FSDs are losing sleep this week
Healthy-snack mandates, yucky food photos and Chipotle-like health scares are among the things keeping noncommercial operators up at night.
March 7, 2016
13 tips we won’t forget from MenuDirections 2016
From unconventional spins on vegetables to new ways to deliver customization, these are the ideas we will long remember from this year's culinary conference...
Dec. 15, 2015
50 'great ideas' from restaurants
Not only are these ideas imaginative and inspiring, they work hard to improve business and drive trends. They are easy to steal for noncommercial as well.
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