Skidmore Eat Healthy Strives to Improve Wellness

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.—Achieving wellness requires information, and that is exactly what a new wellness program launching this month at 2,400-student Skidmore College hopes to provide to its cus...


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Christine Rankin, corporate foodservices manager for Hallmark, gave FSD a tour of the company's facilities in Kansas City, Mo. Hallmark is one of few remaining self-operated B&I foodservice departments in the country.

There is no doubt that snacking is on the rise. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, during the last 30 years, the number of snacks consumed by the average American has doubled. As FoodService Director talked with operators about the snacking

While tracking my daily Google alerts for stories that we might want to follow up on, I came across a promotion I felt I had to share with our readers. The cafeterias of Pfizer Animal Health, a division of pharmaceutical company Pfizer Corp., are participating in a contest to see which unit can eat the most pork in a three-month period.

Wellness has been a primary concern for Hearst Tower since the building opened in 2006. When the building first opened Hearst brought together the team from Restaurant Associates, which manages Café57, employees from the building’s Wellness C

Steal This Idea has consistently been the most popular feature in FoodService Director. But not every idea we receive is small enough to be contained in a box. On the following pages we offer 10 "big" ideas for readers to steal.

Compared to the omnipresence of Facebook and Twitter, Foursquare still remains a mystery to many universities. Not so at 50,000-student Texas A&M University, where the university was the third college [after Harvard and Duke] to officially partner wit

Luby’s Culinary Services has partnered with the marketing staff at the new 48-bed West Campus-Texas Children’s Hospital to create a kid-friendly foodservice program. According to Todd Coutee, senior vice president of operations for Luby’

A new customer service initiative is underway at the 40-facility, 10,000-resident Benedictine Health System. The long-term care system is focusing on four areas—selection, service, surroundings and quality production—for its Performance Excell

The World Health Organization, product of the dysfunction United Nations, announced last week that its members will discuss ways to reduce the amount of junk food marketing aimed at children around the world. The discussion is scheduled to take place during the U.N. General Assembly meeting this coming September.

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