Channeling the College Environment

To the U.S. Navy and the federal government, a military installation such as Naval Base San Diego is a major cog in the defense of our country. But to a man like Steve Hammel, dining services program manager for the Southwest region of the U.S. Navy, NBSD


Restaurant-Quality Retail

A renovation and an addition to the campus’ student center greatly increased the retail offerings at the 32,400-student University of Missouri, according to Alan Petersen, manager of student center dining. The new concepts—Do Mundo’s, Ka

Food trucks and late-night dining are two of the hottest trends on college campuses. At 2,400-student Rhode Island School of Design a mobile food truck, named Rosie, satisfies both trends.

As part of a university initiative to expand the north part of campus, Yale Dining opened a new coffee shop, the KBT Café, in that section of campus this fall. To set the café apart, Thomas Tucker, director of retail development and operatio

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

Whitsons Culinary Group, an Islandia, N.Y.-based foodservice management company, has built its business on contracting with schools, colleges and corporations to manage their foodservice programs. But recently the company got into the retail business with

As part of a new contract with Morrison Management Specialists, 428-bed Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has renovated a café into a franchise Au Bon Pain location.

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’

Retail operations make up a significant portion of the foodservice business on many college campuses. Three veteran foodservice directors offer advice on how to make retail more profitable. As colleg...

Sweet Briar Roast and an updated look are features of the new Daisy Café.

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