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Maine school chef adds game show for food education

Start with an end-of-the-school-day assembly, mix in a game show and teachers dressed as fruits and vegetables, and you have a recipe for a food education.

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California hospital revamps its menu with comfort food, options

Have you ever sat in a hospital bed craving pizza for breakfast, or maybe pancakes and fresh fruit for dinner?

The Phelps Memorial Hospital Center menu for patients is getting closer to resembling room service than hospital food.

Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., hosted an American Culinary Federation (ACF) sanctioned competition in January.

New state law will require large institutions to recycle food waste.

The tortellini taste test was part of Charleston County School District's effort to give school menus a healthy overhaul for the 2014-15 school year.

Mary Beth Sheehan, R.D., has been promoted to director of dining services at Seabrook, a continuing care retirement community, in Tinton Falls, N.J.

In late January, Kirk Rodriguez was named managing director of hospitality services at Texas Tech University, in Lubbock.

Last week, UMaine Dining began serving students, and guests, outside the Bear’s Den Café & Pub in a new, restaurant-style extension of the dining facility.

Concordia College has named Janet Paul director of dining services.

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