FoodService Director is working to track the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 on the foodservice industry. See below for the latest updates, and to connect with other operators during this time, join the private Facebook group Coronavirus in the Food & Beverage Industry.


Green Bay Packers dining team prepares meals for healthcare and school staff

The dining team is supplying more than 1,000 meals per week.


St. Luke Health Services stocks a shuttered gift shop with essentials for employees

Foodservice staff can purchase hard-to-find supplies right at the senior living facility.

Tim Schoonmaker and his team use a CER statement to anticipate problems during emergencies and figure out how to solve them.

The tool also provides meal site hours.

The USDA says the waivers will help provide meals to more students while also maintaining the safety of school nutrition staff and families.

K-12 operators share what has worked for them as they transition their feeding operations to grab-and-go sites and meal delivery.

Changes to retail and patient feeding are designed to encourage social distancing and keep employees healthy.

On Fridays, students can pick up three days’ worth of meals.

Ithaca School District decided to switch to home delivery to practice social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The districts are in Louisiana and Tennessee.

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