Operations

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Operations

Colorado school district hires Ann Cooper as Consultant

Boulder Valley (Colo.) School District has hired Ann Cooper, director of nutrition services for the Berkeley (Calif.) Unified School District, to revamp its school meal program.

Operations

General Mills, Sodexho Link for Employee Wellness

Wellness programs are at the top of Corporate America’s agenda. See how one firm helped blaze the trail. Many companies large and small accept the notion that healthier employe...

IHC in Utah has found that sometimes when you expect more from your employees and their managers, they deliver more. It's a wonder that some foodservice operators don't just bolt in a set of ...

Can a program that serves about 860,000 meals in 1,300 feeding sites daily effect major change? With the right team, it can.

UC-Davis creates front-of-the-house smiles with back-of-the-house support. The University of California-Davis unveiled a couple of major changes in dining services recently: one that was glaringly o...

Community college dining facility leaps into a new era. A foodservice facility renovation at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, N.Y.—part of a larger campus center overhaul—has put ...

One of the most challenging aspects of designing menus is the balance between healthy options and those less than healthy options. Customers want choice and, for many, ordering that cheeseburger...

Can coffee and kids co-exist? One district makes it work. Foodservice operators, particularly in the higher education, business-and-industry and healthcare markets, know the importance of offering a ...

Hospital does away with an established, yet burdensome, task. Say “late trays” to most any foodservice director and more than likely they’ll respond: “They’re a headache...

Dinner cruise specialist caters to diners seeking traditional, celebratory meals. Spirit Cruises has changed a number of menu items in response to customer demand and input—in some cases by wor...

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