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Micheline Piekarski wishes she could visit Woodstock, wants to golf in Scotland, and loves spaghetti and meatballs.Q. What is the best part of your job?Feeding our future leaders.Q. What is the worst ...

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We have a conference services area where we do internal and external events. We provide foodservice and staffing for these events.

Getting married? Ashland University, in Ohio, wanted to help engaged couples visualize what their wedding celebration could be like, and at the same time promote campus and local wedding services.

Getting our employees to be engaged in their work is a big focus at Carilion. Our department has decided to have mini cook-offs to add new recipes to our catering menu.

Helping the students and staff of USU have memorable wedding celebrations is at the center of University Catering’s marketing push for 2014.

Though a large number of operators (45%) reported that their catering revenue stayed the same in the past year, there are some promising signs of growth in certain segments, according to The Big Picture.

Many college and university foodservice departments are looking to food trucks as a new source of retail revenue. At Princeton University in New Jersey, however, the food truck that will debut this fall will actually solve a problem for Dining Services&md

Chefs in foodservice operations of all stripes are bringing distinct culinary experiences to their catering customers, offering everything from boxed lunches to deluxe sit-downs.

Strange catering requests don’t happen as often as one might think, and they are usually not as strange as you might expect. Whenever we ask operators to share with us their strangest catering requests, we hear our share of food stories, and they ar

Running a successful catering program isn’t about creating a memorable event. It’s about making memorable events the standard for the catering program. FoodService Director talked with several experts about their approach to catering and came