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‘Lunch shaming’ incident goes viral

Social media word has spread of a cafeteria worker who says she quit over the school district’s unpaid-balance policy.

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Participation lull leads district to raise lunch prices

Half of the 30-cent increase was enacted to cover the district’s budget.

Meals will be prepped using the same menu offered to students.

A fee was levied to avoid making lunches more expensive across the board.

Purchasing more local, sustainable products is a priority for operators nationwide—but it’s not always feasible. That's where purchasing collectives come in.

Ultra-rapid growth can throw dining into chaos, raising questions about how to speed up service while maintaining quality, where and how to source ingredients.

The increase is the school district’s first in six years.

The starting pay rate will increase by $2 an hour.

These five restaurants have made robots a part of their staff. 

Foodservice staff crafted a petition 1,200 signatures deep and has plans to picket.

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