Operations

The latest foodservice management practices, food-safety news and more.
Operations

ServSafe on Personal Hygiene

According to the NRA's ServSafe Essentials tracking component, managers must restrict food handlers from working with or around food if they have the following symptoms: Fever Diarrhea Vomi...

Operations

Adding New Ethnics

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...

Tofu, veggie patties or even turkey burgers aside, beef is still on the menu. According to college foodservice officials, beef is very much in demand and holds its own among the array of alternatives—chicken, pork, fish and vegan options.

Tiffin (OH) Univ. has signed Sodexho to a five-year, $4-million foodservice management contract.

In a recent interview with The New York Times, Agriculture Under Secretary Eric Bost says that he may ask Congress to require that school vending machines include milk and flavored water in addition to soda.

U.S. Labor Department regulators are moving to repeal a controversial parental leave wage subsidy that foodservice industry leaders fear may have diverted funds desperately needed by laid off workers.

High-fat diets are associated with an increased incidence of obesity, heart disease, hypertension, cancer, diabetes and gallbladder disease. So government agencies and health professionals recommend reduced intake of total fat (30% or less of total calories) and saturated fat (10% or less of total calories).

AmeriNet's horizon is filled with initiatives and efforts that all essentially boil down to one theme: improving service to members—and technology will be a critical element of that goal. ...

A new vegetarian station opened in the cafeteria at Simi Valley Hosp., CA, this fall as part of a commitment to whole mind and body wellness under the Adventist Health Center system. "Many p...

Seaton realizes that one of the biggest problems schools face today is tremendous growth. Therefore, the f/s provider is required to pass more and more people through the servery in a short period of time.

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