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FSD News: Non-commercial Operators win Silver Plates

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Assn. has announced the winners of its Silver Plate Awards, given annually to nine professionals achieving excellence in foodservice management. All winn...


Defending NSLP

Contrary to activists' claims, kids aren't getting fat because they eat school lunches, Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman contends.

There aren't many desserts that define the term "comfort food" more precisely than classic pie. Whether it be "everyone's favorite" apple or a French silk, chocolate cream, customers can't resist.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has dusted off and renovated an old and largely unused employee cafeteria in lower Manhattan to accommodate its shifting and growing employee population.

Foodservice operators looking to add the newest and most popular ethnic food items to their menus might ask: What are my customers bringing in from outside establishments? The challenge, then, is ad...

The district is also expanding its Provision II free breakfast program to an additional eight schools this year in order to build participation and help more kids learn more effectively.

Veal as a menu choice conjures up images of classic dishes such as Veal Piccata, Veal Oscar, Veal Cordon Bleu and the odd-sounding Osso Buco. And with a variety of cuts available, at a range of prices, many of today's chefs are finding veal still brings versatility, value and a touch of class to their menus.

Total foodservice sales volume at 50 contract-managed college and university foodservice operations increased 14% last school year, rising from $380.6 million to more than $433 million.

Today's consumers love the healthier-for-you image of juice. The leading seller in just about every location is orange juice—no surprise there—with "not-from-concentrate" being the clear favorite.

El Castillo Retirement Residence, home to approx. 145 independent living and 35 to 40 assisted living/health center residents, is just a leisurely walk to the main cluster of shops and enticingly diverse restaurants in the heart of Santa Fe, NM. Dining options in town range from upscale New Mexican to French comfort food and all stops in between.

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