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USC revamps two on-site cafes

USC shared photos of both the new Fertitta Cafe and a revamped version of the business school’s Popovich Cafe, and chatted about the thought process for both.


Diners get a peek at the process

As diners demand increased transparency, operators are opening their doors in unprecedented ways.

When working with a small footprint, the back of the house often gets squeezed in the interest of preserving precious seats.

With more than 90 foodservice locations in the Puget Sound region and more than 40,000 people served daily, there’s no wondering why Microsoft takes the cake as the No. 1 B&I operation by 2015 revenue.

Take a peek behind the scenes of the University of Southern California's Fertitta Hall, part of the university’s Marshall School of Business.

The university’s revamped Putnam Dining Hall shows a departure from its original cafeteria style, featuring a private dining area, two live herb walls and food stations spanning a number of dietary needs.Schedule

The decision to build one of the first gluten-free dining halls started with a booth at Kent State University’s summer orientation in Kent, Ohio.

Foundry & Lux offers offers employees in a new biotech campus several eateries along with amenities such as bocce and bowling.  

With an eye on recruitment and retention, Kohl’s CEO Kevin Mansell reached out to Joe Bartolotta, co-owner of the Bartolotta Restaurants group in Milwaukee, to completely overhaul the company’s dining program.

In high-volume operations, few look at herb gardens as the end-all-be-all budgeting solution. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a return on the investment.

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