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12 ideas swiped from other foodservice fields

It’s no secret the four main food channels—restaurants, supermarkets, on-site foodservice facilities and c-stores—are looking more alike by the day. But there are still ideas unique to each for bolstering traffic and sales. Here, we present 12 tactics that could translate from one sector to the next.

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8 ways to boost catering business

Catering racked up $52.3 billion in 2015, and 64% of off-premise dollars were spent at restaurants, according to Technomic’s Catering Insights Report. Here's how to get a bigger chunk of those catering dollars.

College and university operators have their own unique strengths and challenges. But there are some shared views across segments. Here, you'll find a snapshot of the business-building opportunities—for C&U operators in particular—from our recent State of the Industry survey.

The agency set a date and spelled out the once-vague guidelines.

Plymouth State University Catering Director Colleen Brewer created ice bowls for a creative event to help showcase an extravagant salad bar.

FoodService Director’s annual immersion in culinary trends, the MenuDirections conference, opened Sunday with a look at delivering health, sustainability and excitement. Here are some of the highlights.

Despite bad publicity about the company’s food delivery services in state facilities, Lorain County officials say they have a good working relationship with Aramark.

College students consider take-away food a privilege of expensive meal plans, but one university says stolen food adds up to $50,000 annually.

Police say the foodservice contractor was conned into giving concessions to a group that was far from a legitimate non-profit.

Will the importance to potential star recruits put pressure on FSDs to deliver better fare?

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