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Operations

Receiving Food Safely

It isn't particularly hard, and there are no new bells and whistles to help do it better. Like most other things in a f/s environment, it's a balancing act that requires knowledge, procedures and pr...

Operations

Food prep stations

Today's food preparation stations are becoming easier on the eyes—as well as the back, legs, neck and shoulders.

School foodservice authorities across the country that serve meals which satisfy federal dietary guidelines may soon qualify for special financial rewards, under a new incentive program being developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Check out the top 10 beverages, starting with hot chocolate at number 10.

The foodservice arena is losing one of its own. Mike Bradley is transitioning out of his career in foodservice, having been recently appointed Ashland (OH) University's director of physical plant.

Growing international tensions over U.S. military action in Iraq are beginning to spill over onto the menu boards at the U.S. House of Representatives' cafeteria.

Todd Foutty (rhymes with "howdy"), dir. of food operations at 750-bed MetroHealth Medical Ctr. in Cleveland, oversees—among other responsibilities—the implementation of a sophisticated cook-chill production and food delivery system that he initiated as part of a $3.5 million renovation begun in 1998.

A new pizza served to schoolkids in Houston is selling like hotcakes...er, pie. Clink the link above for more details and more non-commercial foodservice news. For more informat...

Foodservice operators and employers in other private sector industries would be allowed to offer their workers the same "family friendly" scheduling flexibility available to federal government employees, under new legislation pending in Congress.

"There's a nagging problem within school districts: that by and large, school f/s programs are not considered part of the mainstream education process," says consultant Tom Hinton.